Apricot Lemonade Cosmos – the Perfect Summer Drink

This easy recipe for Apricot Lemonade Cosmos is the perfect summer drink! Made with just 4 ingredients, this refreshing cocktail is perfect for entertaining.

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What could be better on a hot summer day than a refreshing glass of lemonade? How about one made with delicious apricots and a splash of vodka? This apricot lemonade cosmos is the perfect drink to enjoy on a patio or deck. It’s also great for entertaining, because you can make a pitcher ahead of time and keep it in the fridge until your guests arrive.

What You’ll Need

This refreshing summer drink is perfect for any occasion!

For the apricot lemonade:
-1 cup fresh apricots, diced
-1/2 cup sugar
-1/2 cup water
-1/2 fresh lemon, juiced

For the cosmos:
-1 1/2 oz vodka
-3 oz apricot lemonade

The Recipe

-1 1/2 oz vodka
-1/2 oz triple sec
-1/2 oz apricot syrup or puree
-squeeze of fresh lemon juice
-top with lemonade
-garnish with a slice of lemon or an apricot (optional)
1) Combine all ingredients (except lemonade) in a shaker filled with ice.
2) Shake well and strain into a glass.
3) Top with lemonade.
4) Garnish and serve.

Tips and Tricks

Whether you’re entertaining or just making a summer drink for yourself, this recipe for apricot lemonade cosmos is sure to hit the spot! A delicious mix of tart and sweet, these refreshing drinks are easy to make and can be tailored to your own personal taste.

Here are a few tips and tricks to make the perfect apricot lemonade cosmo:

– Use fresh apricots for the best flavor. If they’re not in season, you can use frozen apricots or canned apricots in syrup.
– To make a tart drink, use less sugar or add a splash of lime juice. For a sweeter drink, add more sugar or use apricot nectar instead of water.
– Be sure to strain the drink before serving to remove any bits of fruit or pulp.
– Garnish with a slice of lemon or an apricot half for extra flair!


This drink is the perfect refresher for a hot summer day. The sweetness of the apricot nectar is offset by the tartness of the lemonade, and the vodka gives it a nice kick. The cosmos are pretty and festive, making them perfect for a summer party. So if you’re looking for a delicious and easy summer cocktail, look no further than the Apricot Lemonade Cosmos!

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