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Botanical Frozen Concoctions for Spring

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One of the most wonderful aspects of spring are the flowers - the vibrant blooms and pretty plants that peep out of the ground and welcome the warmer weather. The season is a floral wonderland, and you can capture some of that botanical beauty in your frozen concoctions. 

Cocktails made with fresh herbs, floral extracts and even dried flowers are elegant and sophisticated, lending a chic atmosphere to any get-together. They're also perfect for enjoying as you relax on a sunny afternoon or wind down after a work day. 

Here are some statement-making botanical frozen concoctions for spring to try:

Strawberry-Hibiscus Gin and Tonic 
Dried hibiscus flowers make an unexpected and gorgeous garnish on this creative twist on a classic gin and tonic. 

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces gin 
  • 6 ounces seltzer water
  • 2 ounces hibiscus liqueur 
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 2 teaspoons honey 
  • Dried hibiscus flowers

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to the Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Pour into glasses and garnish with a sprinkle of dried hibiscus flowers before enjoying. 

herbs Usher in spring by incorporating herbs and other botanical elements into your frozen concoctions.

Lavender-Rose Fizz 
The soothing scent of lavender, delicate rosewater and a splash of vodka combine in a pretty-as-a-picture frozen concoction that's full of sparkling refreshment in every sip. 

Ingredients: 

  • 3 ounces rosewater 
  • 6 ounces seltzer water
  • 1 ounce lavender extract 
  • 2 ounces vodka 
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • Dried lavender for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to the Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Pour into glasses and garnish with sprigs of fresh lavender before enjoying. 

Watermelon-Mint Frozen Concoction
It may not be summer yet, but that doesn't mean you can't embrace the sunshine with a frozen concoction crafted with fragrant minty flavors and juicy watermelon. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh watermelon 
  • 1 ounce mint liqueur 
  • 3 ounces vodka 
  • 6 ounces lemon-flavored seltzer water 
  • Sprigs of fresh mint for garnish 
  • Watermelon cubes for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to the Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Pour into glasses and garnish with watermelon cubes and fresh mint sprigs before enjoying. 

Chamomile Frozen Lemonade 
Pair chamomile tea with lemonade and a splash of bourbon for a frozen concoction that will delight and indulge the senses. 

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups chamomile tea, brewed
  • 4 ounces water 
  • 4 ounces lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey 
  • Lemon slices for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to the Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Pour into glasses and garnish with lemon slices before enjoying. 

concoction Peppermint, basil, thyme, flower extracts - there are many ways to craft spring-inspired frozen concoctions.

Tropical Greenhouse Frozen Concoction
Herbs, hibiscus flower liqueur and tropical fruits play in perfect balance in this frozen drink. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil 
  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • 3 ounces rum 
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks 
  • 3 ounces orange juice
  • 1/2 mango chunks 
  • 1 ounce hibiscus liqueur 
  • Pineapple slices for garnish 
  • Extra sage leaves for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to the Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Pour into glasses and garnish with pineapple chunks and fresh sage leaves before enjoying. 

Honey-Elderflower Martini 
This pretty martini recalls elegant garden parties and sunny spring afternoons. A splash of lemon juice balances the intriguing sweetness of elderflower so that all elements work in perfect harmony. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces elderflower liqueur 
  • 3 ounces vodka 
  • 1 ounce lemon juice 
  • 1 teaspoon honey 
  • Lemon slices for garnish 

Directions
Add ice to the ice reservoir and all remaining ingredients to the Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Pour into glasses and garnish with lemon slices before enjoying. 

Remember to enjoy your frozen concoctions responsibly and follow all drinking laws.
 
 
 

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