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Cocktail Party Recipes For National Lemonade Day

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This National Lemonade Day, try these vivid and delicious lemonade cocktail recipe ideas for a burst of flavour and inventiveness in your cocktail party. These cocktail recipes are designed to boost your relaxation and celebration moments, from the classic tang of spiked lemonades to the harmonising balance of fruits and herbs. So, gather your ingredients, raise a glass and prepare to savour these citrus-inspired delights.

Four Exciting Lemonade-Based Cocktail Recipes For You

1. Breezy Strawberry Lemonade

Breezy Strawberry Lemonade
This delicious cocktail recipe perfectly blends the classic tang of freshly squeezed lemon juice with the sweetness of juicy strawberries to capture the essence of summer in a glass. The addition of Smirnoff triple-distilled vodka gives this classic favourite a pleasant kick, changing it into a vibrant delight that's sure to become the focus of your cocktail party.

Ingredients
- 45ml Smirnoff No.21 Vodka
- 40 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Fresh Strawberries
- 20 ml simple syrup
- Club soda
- Fresh strawberries and lemon wedges for garnish

Method
- In a shaker, muddle a few fresh strawberries together.
- Add vodka, lemon juice and simple syrup and shake with ice.
- Strain the drink in a glass filled with ice.
- Top it up with club soda and give it a gentle mix with a bar spoon.
- Garnish with strawberry slices and a lemon wedge on the rim.

2. Tropical Rum Lemon Punch

The refreshing aroma of coconut water is combined with the zesty brightness of freshly squeezed lemon juice in this delicious cocktail recipe. With each sip, the infusion of rum gives a lively kick that transports you to sandy coasts and blue waters. This mixture is expertly crafted to establish a beautiful balance between the richness of coconut and the zesty tones of lemon. Perfect to try on National Lemonade Day.

Ingredients
- 30 ml Captain Morgan rum
- 45 ml coconut water
- 15 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 15 ml pineapple juice
- 10 ml simple syrup
- Pineapple chunks for garnish

Method
- Combine coconut water, white rum, lemon juice, pineapple juice, and simple syrup in a shaker and shake well with ice.
- Strain the drink in a tall glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a few flame-roasted small bits of pineapple to add another layer of intense flavour.

3. Lemon Basil Fizzy Gin

Lemon Basil Fizzy Gin
The Lemon Basil Gin Fizz cocktail recipe is a compelling combination of floral curiosity and citrus brightness. The timeless appeal of Gordon's London Dry gin is combined with the vivid sharpness of freshly squeezed lemon juice in this cocktail, resulting in a symphony of flavours. The basil leaf infusion adds a sophisticated herbal note, taking your cocktail party to new heights of enjoyment.

Ingredients
- 30 ml Gordon's London Dry gin
- 15 ml fresh lemon juice
- 4-6 basil leaves
- 25 ml simple syrup
- Club soda
- Basil sprigs and lemon zest

Method
- Muddle the basil leaves with fresh lemon juice and simple syrup in the bottom of a shaker.
- Add Gordon's the original London dry gin, and a few lemon zests and shake well with ice.
- Strain the mixture into a tall glass filled with ice.
- Top it up with club soda and garnish with a basil sprig.

4. Berrylicious Margarita

Berrylicious Margarita
This cocktail recipe masterpiece combines the vibrant attractiveness of raspberries with the energising punch of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Imagine the synergy of sweet raspberries and tangy lemon dancing on your taste receptors with each sip, creating a symphony of flavours that is both refreshing and decadent.

Ingredients
- 30 ml Don Julio Blanco Tequila
- 15 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Fresh raspberries
- 15 ml triple sec

Method 
- In a shaker, muddle up some fresh raspberries with lemon juice.
- Pour in the Don Julio Blanco tequila and triple sec, and shake well with ice.
- Strain the drink into a margarita glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with thin slices of raspberry