FIVE SUMMER MUM COCKTAILS

Happy Holidays! We made it through the Christmas madness now on to celebrate the New Year. I couldn’t think of a better time to share some of my favourite “mum” summer cocktails with you.

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FIVE SUMMER MUM COCKTAILS RECIPES - OH SO BUSY MUM

 

BLUEBERRY  LAVENDER CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

Makes around 6 glasses

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 (750ml) bottles champagne
  • 1 tablespoon lavender flowers (fresh or dry)
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup vodka

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a small saucepan bring blueberries and maple syrup to the boil.
  2. Once the berry mix has come to the boil, turn down the heat slightly and cook for around 5 minutes, mashing the berries to break them down.
  3. Add lavender flowers removing from the stem if fresh and cook for another minute.
  4. Allow mix to cool and add the vodka.
  5. Place one tablespoon of the berry syrup in each glass and top with champagne.
  6. Garnish top of glass.

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FIVE SUMMER MUM COCKTAILS RECIPES - OH SO BUSY MUM

PINK MOSCATO STRAWBERRY LEMONADE

Makes around 6 glasses

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 bottle pink Moscato
  • 6 cups lemonade
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 lemon (sliced)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large jug and serve!

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RASPBERRY MOJITO RECIPE - Oh So Busy Mum

RASPBERRY MOJITO

Makes 1 glass

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml sugar syrup ( you can google a recipe to make your own or purchase it from a bottle shop for under $10)
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 6 fresh raspberries
  • juice from 1/2 lime
  • 60 ml Bacardi white rum
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup soda water
  • extra mint and raspberries for garnishing

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a pitcher or glass, add mint leaves, raspberries, lime juice, rum and syrup.
  2. Use a muddler or wooden spoon to extract the juices from mint and raspberries.
  3. Top the glass with ice and soda water.
  4. Garnish the top of serving glass with the extra mint and raspberries.

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PINK LEMONADE MARGARITA - OH SO BUSY MUM COCKTAILS RECIPES

PINK LEMONADE MARGARITA

Makes 5 glasses

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups pink lemonade
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup triple sec
  • 1 cup tequila
  • lime wedges for garnish
  • salt to coat the edge of each glass

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix pink lemonade, lime juice, triple sec and tequila in a large pitcher.
  2. Salt the edge of each glass by rubbing lime juice on each rim and dip into salt.
  3. Pour mix into glasses and garnish to serve.

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PINEAPPLE RUM PUNCH RECIPE - Oh So Busy Mum

PINEAPPLE RUM PUNCH

Makes 6 glasses

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups ginger ale
  • 3 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 cup malibu rum
  • fresh pineapple chunks

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix together ginger ale, pineapple juice, rum in a large jug.
  2. Pour into a tall glass and serve with a pineapple chunk.

Enjoy!

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