Tuesday Ten: Creative Cocktails

Everyone deserves a little celebratory drink once in a while… These are ten of my favorite festive sips for spring and summer. Serve them up for party guests or treat yourself to an icy refresher after a long day. Either way, you’ll have as much fun making these as you do slurping them down.

1. Rock Candy Twizzle Stick Champagne {recipe}*

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 2. Pink Lemonade & Ginger Ale Fizzles {recipe}*

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3. Grapefruit White Wine Spritzer {recipe}

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 4. Rose Punch {recipe}

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5. Iced Green Tea Latte {recipe}

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6. Cotton Cantini {recipe}

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 7. Rosetini {recipe}

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8. Watermelon Lemonade {recipe}

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9. Cucmber Fresca {recipe}

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 10. Strawberry Milkshake {recipe}

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Lastly, if you didn’t already know–bar measurements can be a little confusing since “ounces” of liquids actually means “fluid ounces.” Since most of us don’t have professional bar measuring tools, here is an easy conversion chart so you can use your standard kitchen utensils:

4 ounces = 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
3 ounces = 6 tablespoons
2 ounces = 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
1 ounce = 2 tablespoons
1/2 ounce = 1 tablespoon
1/4 ounce = 1/1/2 teaspoons
1/8 ounce = 3/4 teaspoons

So which drink are you going to try first? Snap a photo of the one you try and upload it to your LaurenConrad.com profile page (don’t forget to click “Submit this photo” or click here for full directions on how to submit to the gallery). I’ll add the best drink photos to the Dine Gallery.

Happy sipping!

XO Lauren

P.S. Do you have a delicious recipe for a spring or summer cocktail (virgin or alcoholic)? Share your recipe below or upload the recipe to your profile.

*For drink #1, use your favorite champange and add in a stick of rock candy. For drink #2, use pink lemonade and for the Ginger Ale Fizzles– mix ginger ale together with a splash of iced tea.

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