Cool off with lemonade for adults only. These lemonade recipes with alcohol are sure going to please the palette at your next party or special entertaining event. Pssssst. You can make it for yourself at home too!
Adults Only Lemonade
2 cups sparkling water or seltzer, chilled
1/2 cup citrus flavored vodka, chilled
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup orange liqueur
Lemon slices, for garnish
Combine all ingredients expect lemon slices in a cocktail shaker. Strain into chilled glasses filled with ice. Garnish with lemon slices.
This Lemonade Recipe is from sheknows.com
Lemonade Wine Cooler
Nothing says summer entertaining like lemonade with a touch of alcohol for the adults! If you are an adult, you can make a lemonade wine cooler to enjoy this summer or any time of the year! Lemonade wine coolers are very easy to make and you will save money by making your own wine coolers. You can make some for your friends too! Lemonade wine coolers are great for barbecues or any party. But remember, adults only! Lemonade wine coolers are not for anyone under drinking age.
Ingredient list for lemonade wine coolers:
Lemon flavored seltzer water
Slice of lemon
Crushed ice or ice cubes
Add some crushed ice or two ice cubes to a wine glass or you can use a water glass for a large lemonade wine cooler. Fill the glass 1/2 full with white wine. You can use any white wine or a pink wine or blush wine will work fine too. Add some lemonade until the glass is 3/4 full. You can use ready-made lemonade or you can use lemon Kool-Aid or if you are watching your calories, use lemon Crystal Light or another brand of sugar-free lemonade. Fill the glass to the top with lemon flavored seltzer water. Add a slice of lemon as a garnish.
This recipe from Associated Content
Juice of 1 large lemon
Juice of 1 large lime
1 teaspoon superfine sugar
2 ounces Scotch
1/4 teaspoon grenadine
Cold club soda
Wedge of lemon
Shake the lemon juice, lime juice, sugar, Scotch, and grenadine with ice; then strain into a chilled collins glass filled with ice. Add soda to fill, gently stir, and garnish with a lemon wedge.
From: Field Guide to Cocktails by Rob Chirico
1/2 of a 12-ounce can (3/4 cup) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup vodka (optional)
1 12-ounce can (1-1/2 cups) apricot nectar, chilled
1 12-ounce can (1-1/2 cups) unsweetened pineapple juice, chilled
2 cups ice cubes
1-1/4 cups ginger ale (chill in bottle)
Lemon slices (optional)
Edible flowers (optional)
Combine lemonade concentrate, water, and, if desired, vodka in a punch bowl; add apricot nectar, pineapple juice, and ice cubes. Slowly pour ginger ale down side of bowl; stir gently to mix. If desired, garnish with lemon slices and edible flowers. Makes six 8-ounce servings.