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29 Fruity Cocktail Recipes To Discover Your New Taste

Quick Answer: What Are The Best Fruity Cocktail Recipes?

The best fruity cocktails recipes for any occasion include the Hurricane Cocktail, Bahama Mama, Empress Lavender Lemonade, The Ginger Rogers, Cherry Vodka Sour and the Shimmering Elderflower Melon Cocktail.

Whether you’re lounging by the pool, sitting by a palm tree on a tropical island, or simply enjoying your patio with a few friends, a refreshing drink in hand is a must during the summer. The fruity cocktails recipes are perfect for it.

If it comes with a little booze- well, that’s just a bonus!

The taste of alcohol can come across as a little too strong for many people. This is why it’s great to add a fruity flare to your beverage to make a fun and delicious cocktail

Because who said cocktails are only for summer? With these 29 delectable fruity drinks, you can bring the sandy beaches and cool summer breeze straight to you.  

Oh, and for those of us who prefer some of the other seasons, we’ve also got some surprises in store for you too. 

Quick Table: Fun And Fruity Cocktails

RecipesCalories Per ServingPreparation Time 
Hurricane Cocktail 612 5 Min
Bahama Mama238 5 Min
Empress Lavender Lemonaden/a10 Min 
The Ginger Rogers 608 15 Min 
Cherry Vodka Sourn/a5 Min
Raspberry Vodka Lemonade285 10 Min
Tsunamin/a5 Min 
Vodka Watermelon Punch n/a5 Min 
Lemon Berry Prosecco Cocktailn/a5 Min 
Blue Hawaiian Cocktail1835 Min 
Pineapple Screwdrivern/a2 Min
Cake By The Ocean Cocktailn/a5 Min 
Layered Mermaid Cocktailn/a5 Min
Mango Margaritan/a15 Min 
Lemon Basil Strawberry Gin Rickey 361 5 Min
Pineapple Dole Whip Mimosas82 5 Min 
Pink Bikini Cocktail 21210 Min
Blackberry Lemon Smash Cocktail 2507 Min
Tequila Sunrise n/a4 Min 
Pink Moscato Lemonade289 5 Min
Raspberry Mojito 2295 Min 
The Grinch Cocktailn/a5 Min 
Hippie Juice 251 5 Min
Tropical Fruity Sangria 27415 Min 
Love Potion 157 5 Min
Cranberry Fizz 36410 Min
Passion Fruit Mojiton/a10 Min 
Rhubarb Spring Fling Rum Cocktail n/a5 Min 
Shimmering Elderflower Melon Cocktail n/a5 Min 

1. Hurricane Cocktail

The Hurricane Cocktail is a true classic in the drinking world. Not only is it delicious, but it originated in the 1940s in New Orleans so you can be sure that it had lots of time to be perfected!

Hurricane Cocktails are full of fruity flavors, including orange, pineapple and cranberry juice. They also use two kinds of rum for an extra boozy experience. And lastly, for a subtle sweetness, a touch of grenadine is also thrown into the mix. 

Calories Per Serving: 612

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

2. Bahama Mama

If you are all about those irresistible tropical drinks during the summer, then you are going to love this cocktail. 

Like a Pina Colada, Bahama Mamas use rum as the alcoholic base and pineapple as the main source of fruit. But instead of plain coconut milk, this recipe uses coconut rum as well as orange juice and grenadine. 

We can almost feel the warm, Caribbean summer breeze

Calories Per Serving: 238

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

3. Empress Lavender Lemonade

This dreamy glass of heaven only requires 3 ingredients and tastes just as good as it looks. 

Lavender Honey Syrup provides the cocktail with a beautiful floral flavor as well as a soft hint of sweetness, while the homemade lemonade gives the drink a refreshing and zesty taste and of course, you can never go wrong with a bit of gin.

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes 

4. The Ginger Rogers

If you prefer a fruity flavor that isn’t quite so bold as some of the previous drinks, then this cocktail may be just what you’re looking for. 

The Ginger Rogers is full of, you guessed it, ginger and, quite fittingly, is paired with gin and ginger ale. 

For a refreshing spin, lemon juice as well as fresh mint leaves are also added. 

Calories Per Serving: 608

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes 

5. Cherry Vodka Sour

Who doesn’t love a good sweet and sour combo?

With Cherry Vodka Sours you get the best of both worlds as vodka and lemon juice are mixed for that sour effect and then for a slight touch of sweetness, syrup is also added.

And if you’re wondering where the “cherry” part of the drink comes from, grenadine is also a key component and creates a fun and vibrant cherry red hue

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

6. Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

Speaking of vodka and lemons, this Raspberry Vodka Lemonade is to die for. 

This cocktail not only tastes great and is super refreshing, it also looks stunning and, as it makes enough for 8 people, would be perfect for your next summer party

Don’t forget to add lemon slices and raspberries as garnish to really wow the crowd!

Calories Per Serving: 285

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes 

7. Tsunami Cocktail

Just as the name implies, this drink is like staring into the depths of the ocean, and yes, will cause a tsunami of flavors in your mouth. 

Tsunamis are fruity, summery and a great option for when you want a taste of vacation straight from the comfort of your own home. 

I mean, what says tropical getaway more than coconut rum, curacao and pineapple juice

Oh, and we’re not finished. This cocktail also features peach schnapps, vodka, blueberries and lemon-lime soda- for the full Tsunami experience, of course. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

8. Vodka Sour Watermelon Punch

Nothing says summer more than watermelon, so it was only natural that we include a cocktail inspired by this fruit. 

Vodka Watermelon Punch is full of delicious fruity flavor as well as a strong sour kick. 

And while that all sounds great, the real stars of the show are the sour watermelon gummies

Booze and candy? Yes, please. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

9. Lemon Berry Prosecco Cocktail

When summer comes around, we can’t wait to hit the berry patch. 

Fresh strawberries, blueberries and raspberries are not only perfect for making our favorite desserts, but also our favorite summer drinks

This cocktail uses a variety of berries as well as lemons, vodka and prosecco for the ultimate fizzy-fruity experience. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

10. Blue Hawaiian Cocktail

Have you always wanted to go to Hawaii but haven’t had the chance? With this cocktail, you’ll be there in no time!

This cocktail only takes 5 minutes to prepare and features 5 easy ingredients: coconut rum, blue curacao, pineapple juice and crushed ice. 

It not only tastes delicious but, with its vibrant blue hue, will remind you of the Caribbean Sea

Calories Per Serving: 183

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

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11. Pineapple Screwdriver

For a super simple cocktail with a refreshing fruity flavor, these Pineapple Screwdrivers are perfect. 

With 3 simple ingredients, vodka, pineapple and orange juice, you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time basking in the sun. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 2 Minutes 

12. Cake By The Ocean Cocktail

What’s better than regular vodka? Cake-flavored vodka

Yes, you heard us right. This cocktail uses cake-flavored vodka along with coconut rum, pineapple juice and orange juice for a sweet and fruity experience. 

If that wasn’t good enough, vanilla icing and sprinkles are also used as décor around the rim of the glass to capture that taste of cake even more.

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

13. Layered Mermaid Cocktail

Mermaids have been getting a lot of attention in recent years and after seeing this mermaid-inspired cocktail, we’re not surprised. 

With hints of coconut, vanilla, lemonade and vodka, this summery drink not only looks magical, it also tastes magical

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

14. Mango Margarita

A good margarita is always a great option, especially one that’s both easy to make and offers a more healthy palette of ingredients. 

This Mango Margarita uses fresh mangos, fresh orange and lime juice as well as tequila and orange liqueur to create a burst of fruity flavors in your mouth. 

Bonus: because fresh mangos are already super sweet on their own, there’s no need for added sugar. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes 

15. Lemon Basil Strawberry Gin Rickey Cocktail

For a summer twist on the classic Gin Rickey, this fruity variation is a must-try.

Aside from gin, lemon juice and club soda, this cocktail adds in a special ingredient: a homemade strawberry basil simple syrup (with fresh strawberries to boot!)

Although the syrup does require a bit of cooking time, it’s totally worth it!

Calories Per Serving: 361

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

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16. Pineapple Dole Whip Mimosas

Mimosas are an iconic drink that never disappoint. 

For a summery twist that will bring all of the tropical vibes you could want, this pineapple Mimosa is just what you need. 

Pineapple, coconut and prosecco are a sweet and bubbly trio and, when topped with whipped cream, are even more delectable. 

Calories Per Serving: 82

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

17. Pink Bikini Cocktail

Complement your sunny day by the pool with this delicious and easy Pink Bikini Cocktail!

Pink Bikini Cocktails are mixed by adding a few simple ingredients: raspberry lemonade, coconut rum, amaretto and one spoon full of orange sherbet. 

With those fun and fruity flavors, it’s impossible not to feel relaxed!

Calories Per Serving: 212

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes 

18. Blackberry Lemon Smash Cocktail

If a cocktail showcases fresh fruit, you know you’re in for a treat. 

This Blackberry Lemon Cocktail does just that by incorporating real, juicy blackberries along with fresh lemon juice for a touch of citrus flavor. 

And to kick this drink into party mode, white rum is also added into the mix. 

Calories Per Serving: 250

Preparation Time: 7 Minutes 

19. Tequila Sunrise

If you’re not sure what cocktail to serve at your summer gathering, Tequila Sunrises are a great default as they are not only a classic, but are also delightfully sweet and fruity.

Not to mention with only three ingredients- tequila, orange juice and grenadine- you’ll be able to actually enjoy your guests instead of having to run around in the kitchen. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 4 Minutes 

20. Pink Moscato Lemonade

Moscato is a lovely sparkling white wine that, due to its sweeter flavor, balances wonderfully with pink lemonade

This particular cocktail uses the duo paired with fresh raspberries for the perfect fruity and bubbly summer drink

Oh, and this recipe makes a whole pitcher, so make sure to invite your friends over! 

Calories Per Serving: 289

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

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21. Raspberry Mojito

As delicious as regular Mojitos are, it’s fun to sometimes mix things up. And for that, there’s nothing better than this raspberry-inspired variation. 

Raspberry Mojitos are full of all the classic ingredients, including rum, club soda and mint leaves but with an extra added fun, fruity flare

Calories Per Serving: 229

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

22. The Grinch Cocktail

The Grinch is not only a holiday icon but is also a great inspo for a Christmas cocktail!

With peach schnapps, rum, orange juice, lemon-lime soda and blue curacao, this recipe makes for a mean drink (get it?). 

You will love the resulting green hue and for an even greater festive vibe, add a red maraschino cherry as garnish.

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

23. Hippie Juice

The hippies of the ‘60s and ‘70s were often, shall we say, “out of this world,” and with 4 different types of alcohol, this cocktail will definitely give you a similar experience. 

Watermelon vodka, triple sec, coconut rum and peach schnapps are mixed with water and pink lemonade and topped with fresh strawberries to make the perfect smooth, fruity (and strong!) summer drink. 

Calories Per Serving: 251

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

24. Tropical Fruity Sangria

Did you even really have a summer if you didn’t drink at least one glass of Sangria?

Contrary to classic Sangria, this recipe uses pineapple rum in addition to white wine to up the booze factor. 

Pair that with all the fruit you can get and you’ve got a Sangria from which dreams are made of.

Calories Per Serving: 274

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes 

25. Love Potion Drink

Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with your SO, besties or by yourself, a tasty cocktail to go along with your chocolate-covered strawberries is a must. 

And for that, this Love Potion drink is perfect. 

Vodka mixed with cranberry, grapefruit and orange juice as well as a hint of grenadine is the perfect sweet and complimentary fruit drink to get you in the mood

Calories Per Serving: 157

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

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26. Cranberry Fizz

Cranberry Fizz Cocktails are a great way to elevate any holiday party

With hints of cranberry and orange along with vodka and sparkling water, these drinks are bubbly, fruity and tart. 

Plus, their ruby red hues will match your holiday décor perfectly. 

Calories Per Serving: 364

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes 

27. Passion Fruit Mojito

We’ve seen the Raspberry Mojito, but for a more tropical twist, this passion fruit variation is truly incredible.

Passion fruit on its own isn’t terribly sweet, but when mixed with a couple of teaspoons of sugar, a splash of rum and fresh mint- well, now that’s a treat we can’t resist. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes 

28. Rhubarb Spring Fling Rum Cocktail

Rhubarb is a fruit often overlooked because of its more tart flavor. 

However, when paired with the right ingredients, rhubarb can be a super delicious addition to any cocktail! 

This recipe, for example, features the fruit paired with rum and grapefruit juice as well as a rosemary sprig for a delightful fruit and herb blend. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

29. Shimmering Elderflower Melon Cocktail

If you really want to impress your guests, this cocktail is definitely a drink they aren’t going to forget. 

With hints of St. Germain Liquor (a French liquor made with fresh elderflowers), vodka, melon liqueur and edible dust and flowers, this fruity and floral drink is the height of lavish luxuriousness. 

Calories Per Serving: N/A

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes 

Frequently Asked Questions

What Makes A Fruity Alcoholic Drink?

Fruity alcoholic drinks have two (obvious) main components: fruit and alcohol. The method through which one can achieve these flavors, however, varies.

Some of these methods include using either fresh fruit, fruit juices, fruit-flavored alcohol such as coconut rum, or all of them combined! 

What Cocktails Are Best For Beginners?

Cocktails that require minimal effort and only a few ingredients are the best bet when it comes to beginners.

For example, drinks such as Pineapple Screwdrivers and Tequila Sunrises are ideal as they contain only 3 components and are as a result, foolproof to make. 

What Are Some Tips For Making Cocktails?

  • For the best results, use premium liquor 
  • Chill your glasses in advance
  • Shake, shake, shake!
  • Use lots of ice
  • Sample drink prior to serving it 
  • Read the recipe carefully!

29 Fun And Fruity Cocktail Recipes 

Cocktails Lovers! Now Make Those Fruity Cocktails That You Enjoy In Bars And Restaurants At Your Home.


  • Pick a recipe from the list above
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  • Collect the ingredients and cook the food
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