Pina-colada

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Who doesn’t love sipping on a super-cool cocktail in the balmy summer weather? Spruce up your skills and try these delicious beverages which are sure to be a hit at any summer get-together.

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Mojito

There’s nothing more summery than a cool mojito, especially since it tastes so crisp and fresh. Use fresh mint straight from the garden for that authentic taste – yum!

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Bellini

Enjoy a fruity bellini made with crushed ice and frozen strawberries for extra flavour. Keep a pack in the fridge and don’t forget to mix and match with blueberries and raspberries for a truly unique taste.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Pimms

Round up all your favourite fruits with a pitcher of Pimms for the entire party. This is the perfect drink to share since it’s so tasty!

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Margarita

Bring a new twist to a classic margarita by incorporating some seasonal summer cocktails into the mix. Our favourite has to be watermelon since it’s cool and fresh on a hot day.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Long Island Ice Tea

Who doesn’t love the taste of a Long Island? Make this one into a punch for the entire party to enjoy and make sure to finish off with a glazed cherry.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Mimosa

Enjoy an ice-cold Mimosa which is perfect for those who prefer something light and crisp to begin the evening.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Piña Colada

A delicious Piña Colada is a summertime staple since it combines a fruity pineapple taste with a dash of dry rum.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

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July 25, 2015

Quick and Easy Pina Colada Recipe

Who can resist a sweet pina colada by the pool on a hot summers day? Rather than buying a pre-made mixture which probably doesn’t live up to the real thing, we’ve found the next best thing. A recipe which takes less than 5 minutes to create, and tastes absolutely delicious!

Enjoy with friends, or make yourself a sneaky drink the next time you’re lusting after something sweet.

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Ingredients

100ml rum

180ml fresh or canned pineapple juice

50ml coconut cream

Ice

Method

  1. Combine the pineapple juice, rum, coconut cream and one cup of ice into a blender.
  2. Blend on low-medium until all of the ingredients have combined. Serve in a cocktail glass, and garnish with a piece of pineapple or sweetened cherry.

Image via The Starving Fish

January 31, 2015