Our Top 5 Summer Cocktails

Mimi does it again with her top list of delicious cocktails & not forgetting a delightful mocktail. There is something for everyone from a very berry daiquiri, to a minty virgin mojito.
In typical Silver Pink fashion we have given you the perfect outfit to match your cocktail, so feast your eyes and your taste buds on these delicious recipes and get the girls round to try them asap!  
COCKTAILS
Truly Deeply British Cocktail
Ingredients 
  • Serves 1
  • 50ml gin
  • Dash elderflower cordial
  • Cloudy apple juice
  • Crushed ice
Method
  1. Half fill a glass with crushed ice
  2. Pour over the gin
  3. Add a dash of elderflower cordial 
  4. Top up with cloudy apple juice
  5. To garnish add a slice of apple if desired

Outfit To Match? The Mimosa Shirt

Very Berry Daiquiri 
Ingredients
  • Serves 1
  • 100g ripe strawberries
  • 100g raspberries
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 100ml rum
Method 
  1. Purée berries in a blender until smooth then sieve to extract any pips
  2. Put the ice cubes into a blender and blitz until crushed
  3. Add berry purée, lime and lemon juice and rum
  4. Whizz up again and pour into cocktail glasses
  5. Serve with a small piece of lemon and lime 

Outfit To Match? Cable Knit Cardigan In Pink

 

 

Peach Punch 🍑
Ingredients
  • Serves 8
  • 4tbs caster sugar
  • Zest and juice of 1 and a half lemons 
  • Bottle of blush rose
  • 150ml peach schnapps
  • 1/2 a lemon, sliced
  • 1 peach, sliced
  • 1 litre soda water
  • Ice
Method
  1. Heat sugar, lemon zest and 100ml water in a saucepan until the sugar has dissolved
  2. Cool then pour into a big jug 
  3. Add the rose wine, lemon juice and peach schnapps
  4. When ready to serve add plenty of ice and top up with the soda water
  5. Add the lemon and peach slices

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Sea Breeze
Ingredients
  • Serves 1
  • 50ml vodka
  • 100ml cranberry juice
  • 50ml grapefruit juice
Method
  1. Half full a tall glass with ice 
  2. Pour all of the above ingredients into the glass
  3. Stir thoroughly and add a slice of grapefruit or lemon to taste

Outfit To Match? V Neck Cardigan In Pink 

 

Sparkling Mint & Lemon Juleps🍋🥂
Ingredients 
  • Serves 6
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 4tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 bottle of champagne or Prosecco
  • Handful of small fresh mint leaves
Method
  1. Put sugar and lemon juice into a pan and heat gently to dissolve the sugar Simmer for about 2 minutes to make a syrup ...
  2. Remove from heat and leave to cool completely
  3. Pour the lemon syrup into 6 champagne flutes
  4. Top each glass up with the champagne or Prosecco then stir quickly to mix before adding some fresh mint leaves before you serve.

Outfit To Match? The Cable Knit Cardigan In Grey 

 

 

MOCKTAIL
Minty Virgin Mojito
Ingredients
  • Serves 2
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • Small bunch fresh mint leaves
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • Soda water
  • Ice
Method
  1. First muddle the sugar and mint leaves together in a bowl with the end of a rolling pin (or with a pestle and mortar if you have one) 
  2. Put a handful of crushed ice into two tall tumblers
  3. Divide the lime juice and mint mixture between the two glasses and top with soda water 🌸

Outfit To Match? The V-Neck Cardigan In Mint 

Enjoy! Love, Mimi  xx