Thursday, July 5, 2012

Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail

It's Thursday Slow Roasters!  You know what that means...  LADIES NIGHT!  Tonight we are serving up a light and tangy cocktail to celebrate summer.

Everyone is looking for cold refreshing drinks with temperatures sizzling all over the country.  What better to cool you down than a cold summery cocktail?  Raspberries and lemon make the most delectable lemonade and this cocktail is a scrumptious adult version.

As a surprise to follow up my new found love of Cherry Limeade Cocktails, Chad surprised with me with a bottle of Raspberry Pucker.  The first thing out of my mouth was Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail!  So, off he went to the mixology lab to create this sensational drink for you!

Sweet grenadine mixes with the tart Raspberry Pucker and lemon juice to create an incredibly delightful cocktail.  Watch this one ladies, it goes down so smooth and its so fabulous you will be making more!

Enjoy!


Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail
serves 1
2 ounces Raspberry Pucker Vodka
2 ounces club soda
1 ½ ounces fresh lemon juice
½ tablespoon grenadine
ice
lemon wedge
raspberry

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.  Add vodka, lemon juice and grenadine to shaker, shake to combine.  Pour soda into a short glass and strain vodka mixture into soda.  Garnish with lemon and raspberry cocktail martini pick.  Swirl pick in drink and serve!

Click here for a printable version of this recipe - The Slow Roasted Italian.com

7 comments:

  1. This looks pretty tasty! I experimented with a watermelon margarita this past weekend. We tried a few different recipes and blended them together. Bottom line they were good, but a lot of work :( You guys are working hard for Slow Roasters! Hope you had a happy 4th.

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  2. Your picture alone is enough to have me hooked. Sounds like a delightful hot weather treat!

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  3. This sounds like it would wonderful cocktails during this hot weather.

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  4. I agree the picture itself makes you want to make this drink right away!!

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  5. Let's go for a cheer! NIce drink...I perfect for Friday!

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  6. This lemonade is gorgeous! I love the color, the flavors, everything! Wonderful drink! You have a great site. I have spent some time here recently, and there are so many amazing recipes that it's confusing: which one should I make first :-) ? You have a new fan!
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