You’ve gotta love a bright blue summer cocktail! Electric Lemonade is one of my favorite vodka drinks because it’s sweetly tropical with a little sparkle. Save calories by using club soda instead of lemon lime!
For this recipe you’ll need: vodka, blue cuarcao, lemonade, lime, lemon lime soda
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Relax with an Electric Lemonade
Personally, I don’t think there’s anything as civilized as the practice of cocktails by the pool in the summer. Not that I have a pool but sometimes I’ll stick my feet in the old horse tank and pretend.
To me, a cocktail like this beautiful blue electric lemonade is a way force myself to take a break and allow myself to relax. It breaks the day up between work and not-work and kinda tastes like a vacation.
This is such an easy cocktail! I love it for summer entertaining because it’s pretty, it’s light, and it’s refreshing! Here are some variations and ideas.
- Change the number of servings to “8” to make a great pitcher drink. All of the ingredient measurements will increase. If you don’t know how to do this there are instructions on the Start Here page.
- Add some lemon wheels to the glass or pitcher for pretty presentation and extra flavor.
- I like to use this drink for 4th of July entertaining. Garnish with a cherry and a square of honeydew melon on a pick… or use a small star shaped cookie cutter to cut the honeydew into stars.
How to Make an Electric Lemonade Cocktail?
It absolutely couldn’t be an easier recipe! Fill a glass with ice. Pour in vodka, blue curacao and your favorite lemonade. Finish with lemon-lime soda to fill the glass (or to taste). Garnish with a bit of lime, and serve!
More Great Summer Cocktail Recipes
Electric Lemonade is a fabulous vodka cocktail for summer but I like to have a variety to choose from and I bet you do, too.
- Texas Mule cocktail is my twist on an old favorite, the iconic Moscow Mule recipe. Spicy, sweet, and tangy — you’ll love this refreshing, summer cocktail!
- Sex in the Driveway is a beautiful blue cocktail that’s perfect for sipping by the pool or serving at your barbecues – the only thing controversial about this drink is its name.
- Blue Hawaiian is made with cream of coconut and is creamy, sweet, and pretty. Think of a blue pina colada and you’ll be close.
- Pitcher Margaritas are a delicious blend of strawberries, watermelon, lime, basil are blended with tequila
- Brazillian Iced Coffee is SO good! A little caffeine, a little kick…
This gin, grapefruit, and elderflower cocktail from A Communal Table has my name written ALL over it. What about you?
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Electric Lemonade Cocktail Recipe
Shake up this pretty, blue summer cocktail and let the party begin! It makes a great pitcher drink, too. Don’t forget that you can click on “add to collection” to save it to your own, private recipe box!
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- 1 ounce vodka
- 1 ounce Blue Curaçao
- 2 ounces lemonade
- Squeeze of lime
- lemon lime soda or club soda
- 1 lime
- Add vodka, blue curaçao, lemonade to an ice filled shaker and shake well.
- Fill a glass with ice and pour the mix over.
- Add the lemon lime soda (to taste) and a squeeze of lime.
- Garnish with a lime wheel.