There's nothing quite like a tall glass of cool lemonade to hit the spot on a super-warm day. Why settle for that tried-and-true powder mix when you can whip up a refreshing spritzer or iced punch in the same time? Drink up these 10 simple, summer cocktail recipes courtesy of Delish and enjoy the balmy weather — you can thank us later. Cocktail hour over? Get an idea for dinner tonight with our round-up of unique burger recipes for both meat-lovers and vegetarians alike, and chow down on these tasty summer side dishes, too.More
1 cup sugar
6 large lemons, seeded and juiced
Bring the sugar and 1 cup of water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir occasionally until sugar dissolves completely. Cool.
Stir the syrup, unstrained lemon juice, and 4 cups of cold water together in a large pitcher.
Chill. Serve over ice.
12 ounces (2 cups) strawberries, hulled
2 quarts homemade or store-bought sugar-free lemonade
In blender, puree strawberries. Strain through fine mesh sieve (you should have about 1 c. strained puree). Stir strawberry puree into lemonade. Chill before serving.
1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice
1/2 cups lemon juice
6 cups water
1 cups superfine sugar
Combine the lime juice and lemon juice with the water and sugar. Serve over ice in a glass with a sugared rim and garnish with a lime wedge.