Kirbie's Cravings

15 Cocktail Recipes for Summer

If you’ve been looking for new cocktails to try, I think you will love browsing this list of fun and creative favorite drinks that I love to make. There are twists on margaritas, champagne cocktails plus other cold and refreshing cocktail recipes that are perfect for warm weather.

photo of glasses of champagne topped with cotton candy

Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktails | This is a really fun way to serve champagne. Each glass is topped with fluffy cotton candy and when it dissolves in the champagne it creates a sweet cocktail.

Iced Green Tea Mojitos | These iced tea mojitos combine brewed green tea and mojito cocktails into one refreshing, thirst-quenching summer drink.

Sweet Tea Mimosas | Instead of orange juice I used sweet tea to make these fruity mimosa cocktails. They’re a perfect cocktail for a summer brunch.

above picture of two glasses with flower ice cubes

Flower Ice Cubes | If you want to dress up your summer cocktails, it’s really easy to make flower ice cubes. I show you how to use common edible flowers to make them – they’re so pretty!

Festive Champagne Cocktails with Fruit Ice | Another fun way to serve champagne is with fruit ice cubes. You can make all different shapes and use different fruit purees to make them. They are great for holiday celebrations.

photo of glasses of iced tea sangria

Iced Tea Sangria | Freshly brewed ice tea is combined with wine and fresh fruit for a twist on classic sangrias. I love making a large pitcher of this for a summer party.

Teagaritas | Iced Tea meets Margaritas in this festive fusion cocktail. You can garnish them with fruit for a summery beverage.

Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade Cocktails | These sparkling pink raspberry lemonade cocktails are delicious, refreshing and easy. They make a great drink to serve at a summer gathering and can be made as a cocktail or mocktail.

Watermelon Tequila Jello Shots | These jello shots look like little watermelon halves and are perfect for summer.

glass of butterfly pea tea with lemon juice about to be squeezed in

Butterfly Pea Flower Tea Lemonade | This isn’t a cocktail, but is a beautiful drink that can be served as a mocktail, which is nice for guests who prefer not to drink.

Snow Cone Drinks | These adults-only drinks are cold, refreshing, and fun for summer holidays.

Strawberry Champagne | This is my take on the classic strawberries and champagne treat. They are a frozen cocktail that are very easy to make.

photo of candy shot glasses

Candy Shot Glasses | Why use regular shot glasses when you can serve your favorite shots in candy shot glasses? They are easy to make with hard candy and you can customize the colors and flavors to create your own unique shot glass.

Sorbet Champagne Cocktails | This is a grown-up ice cream float made with champagne and sorbet. It’s sweet and refreshing!

Margarita Jello Shots | These jello shots are a fun twist on margaritas and served in lime rinds for a fun presentation.

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