Garden party cocktails

Summery Adult Beverages

Dress up your garden party and delight your guests with these delicious afternoon cocktails.

garden cocktail party


For your next party, replace the afternoon tea with a refreshing garden cocktail party. Convenient frozen drink helpers -- we love BACARDI Mixers -- are an easy way to provide your guests with a wide array of cocktail delights.

cucumberitaCucumberita

If you think the name is marvelous, just wait until you taste this awesome concoction!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 can frozen BACARDI Mixers Margarita Mix
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • 1/4 cup no-pulp oranges
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 4 cups crushed ice
  • Cucumber slices for garnish

Directions:

  1. In a blender, combine margarita mix, orange juice, rum, cucumber slices and ice. Blend for one minute or until you have a uniform slushy consistency.
  2. Pour into collins-style glasses, garnish with cucumber slices and thrill your guests.

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summertime swirlSummertime swirl

Can’t decide between a strawberry daiquiri and a pina colada? Have both… at the same time!

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Blend pina colada mix, 1/2 cup rum and 5 cups ice for one minute or until consistency is uniform.
  2. In a separate pitcher, do the same with the daiquiri mix.
  3. Simultaneously pour the mixes into glass so that pina colada fills one side of the glass and daiquiri fills the other.
  4. Swirl with swizzle stick, garnish with berries and serve with a smile.

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dreamsicleDreamsicle

The kids can have dreamsicles on a stick while your adult guests enjoy theirs in a glass.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 can frozen BACARDI Mixers Fuzzy Navel mix
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • 12 ounces no-pulp orange juice
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 5 cups crushed ice
  • Orange slices (or wedges) and whipped cream for garnish

Directions:

  1. Blend fuzzy navel mix, orange juice, ice cream and rum.
  2. Add ice and blend for one minute or until consistency is uniform.
  3. Garnish with oranges and whipped cream.
  4. Serve as a dessert drink!

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mojitoMojito

Ingredients:

  • 1 can frozen BACARDI Mixers Mojito mix
  • 1 can rum
  • 2 cans club soda
  • Ice-filled glasses
  • Limes and mint leaves for garnish

Directions:

  1. Add mojito mix and rum to a glass serving pitcher.
  2. Add club soda. Stir.
  3. Serve with a garnish of mint leaves and lime slices.
  4. Drink up!

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rum runnerRum runner

Ingredients:

  • 1 can frozen BACARDI Mixers Rum Runner mix
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • 5 cups crushed ice
  • Blackberries (or any seasonal berries) for garnish

Directions:

  1. Blend rum runner mix, rum and ice for one minute or until consistency is uniform.
  2. Garnish with blackberries, kick back and relax with your guests!

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Comments on "Garden party cocktails"

Leigha July 02, 2012 | 7:01 AM

I make these sans alcohol for our kids and their friends. They feel so grown up!

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