Friday, July 9, 2010

Fabulous Summer Cocktails in the Capital Cooking Cookbook!

The heat is on and the Capital Cooking Cookbook has some amazing summer cocktails to get you refreshed.  You can find this one and more in the Capital Cooking Cookbook.
Blackberry Lemonade Cooler
2 cups of lemon juice
4 cups water
2 cup sugar
1 bag of frozen blackberries
2 cups ice
Lemon slices for garnish
2 cups of rum
In a saucepan boil 2 cups water with sugar, stirring, until sugar is dissolved (simple syrup). Add lemon juice, and remaining 2 cups of water and cool. 

In a food processor or blender puree blackberries and stir into lemonade. Pour blackberry lemonade through a sieve into a pitcher or other container and add in rum, then chill.
Serve lemonade over ice in tall glass, garnished with lemon slices and sprigs of mint.
Other refreshing cocktails in the book:
Mango Margarita
Casablanca Cocktail
St. Louis Cardinals Cocktail and more...  Get you copy today!!

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