Luscious Lemonade Cocktail Recipes

Summer time is all about picnics, barbecues, and enjoying the little things in life. We have rounded up some of the best lemonade based cocktails and, boy, has it left us thirsty!

We love lemonade and we love a great cocktail, so why not combine the two? Spring and summer mean more hours of daylight, nice sunny weather, and lots of happy hours! Lemonade based cocktails are the perfect type of drink to order and to stir up once the sun comes out.

From spiked frozen lemonade to a basil and vanilla lemonade cocktail, we have gathered an amazing assortment of recipes which all include our favorite summertime beverage- lemonade! 

So kick your feet up, relax, and get into the summertime state of mind with a delicious lemonade cocktail.


  • Sugar-Free Frozen Mint Lemonade

    When summer rolls around, there is no better way to cool down than sipping on a nice cold frozen drink. Our expert, Lara Shriftman says this sugar-free frozen mint lemonade drink is not only delicious but also low in calories. We really love the sound of that!

    Image via Jinkzz's Kitchen

  • English-Inspired Arnold Palmer

    We have put a sweet little English spin on the original Arnold Palmer! Our Arnold Plamer recipe mixes gin, earl grey tea, and lemon juice. Try this drink and you will have your taste buds thanking you!

    Image via  Eat Love Drink

  • Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail

    Amy Lea over at The Blond Cook created this mouth-watering raspberry lemonade vodka drink that is just as delicious to sip as it is to look at. You can add raspberries and a lemon slice to really dress up this drink.

  • Strawberry Basil Lemonade Cocktail

    Adding a fresh herb to a cocktail gives it flavor and class. Julie from Tastefully Julie makes this strawberry basil lemonade beverage with fresh strawberries and basil. It doesn’t get more refreshing than that!

  • Basil and Vanilla Vodka Lemonade

    By using vanilla vodka and fresh basil leaves, London Bakes adds a creative twist to this lemonade sip. This drink is perfect to make in a large batch for a summer shindig. 

  • Summer Picnic Lemonade Cocktail

    This delightful lemonade cocktail just uses 2 easy ingredients: lemon-infused vodka and sparkling lemonade. Toni Dash of Boulder Locavore recommends pre-mixing this beverage in mason jars for outings. So cute!

  • Blueberry Lemonade Cocktail

    This Lemonade cocktail from Veggie Belly is simple and beautiful. The blueberries give the drink a gorgeous color and the sugar rimmed glass really turns this drink into one decadent treat! Serving this up at your next gathering will surely impress your guests. 

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