The kids aren’t the only ones who deserve a break in the summer. Once they go to bed, or while they’re chasing fireflies, try one of these amazing drink recipes then add them to the menu at your next BBQ.

Cake by the Ocean Cocktail

Courtesy of Crazy for Crust

This summer-inspired drink tastes like your favorite treat. Cake-flavored vodka along with fruit juice make for a one-of-a-kind cocktail with just the right amount of sweetness.

Full Recipe: Crazy for Crust

Raspberry Mango Margaritas

Courtesy of Baker by Nature

Raspberry, mango, and tequila come together in this fresh and fruity margarita that’ll be your go-to drink all summer.

Recipe By: Baker By Nature

Raspberry Sangria Popsicles

Courtesy of Chef Savvy

While the kids enjoy their favorite popsicles, make yourself a grown-up version perfect for sangria lovers. With only four ingredients, it’s a breeze to make.

Full Recipe: Chef Savvy

Blueberry Mojito

Courtesy of Baking Beauty

Surprise your taste buds with this sweet and tart take on a classic mojito.

Full Recipe: Baking Beauty

Ocean Breeze Cocktail

Courtesy of Bargain Briana

This breezy blue drink will make you feel like you’re holding a bit of the beach in your hands. All you need is 7-Up, Blue Curacao Liqueur, and Coconut Rum. A splash of juice is optional.

Full Recipe: Bargain Briana

Sunset Slushie

Courtesy of Gunny Sack

This sunset-inspired slushie turns your drink into a rainbow. It looks complicated, but it’s really not!

Full Recipe: The Gunny Sack

Strawberry and Peach Wine Slushies

Courtesy of A Turtle’s Life for Me

Fill your cup with a beautiful, fruit-and-wine slushie that’s equal parts refreshing drink and sweet dessert.

Full Recipe: A Turtle’s Life For Me

Pink Starburst Cocktail

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Courtesy of Happy Food, Healthy Life

Ever tried a cocktail inspired by your favorite candy? This pink drink is a great way to satisfy your craving for a Starburst and an ice cold treat.

Full Recipe: Happy Food, Healthy Life

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