Vodka Sunrise – A Summer Cocktail

Vodka Sunrise | 2CookinMamas The perfect drink for warm summer days. A refreshing combination of lemon soda, coupled with vodka & a touch of cherry juice,, makes this one refreshing cocktail!

Today I am blogging over at My Cooking Spot with a fantastically refreshing cocktail, the Vodka Sunrise. How can anyone go wrong mixing lemonade, vodka and a little sparkle? Umm, don’t think you can!

It has been getting pretty warm here in Florida already and it’s just April. So we start to think of cool drinks pretty early in the year. This concoction came about when I found some delicious Italian soda while shopping at Whole Foods. They had a whole shelf of interesting flavors starting with the lemon soda that I chose as well as Blood Orange, Pomegranate and Tangerine. Doesn’t the sound of those flavors get your taste buds hopping?

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It turned out to be a delightfully light and tangy cocktail that cools you off and quenches your thirst at the same time. Find the recipe here, or check it out below, and let me know what you think if you get a chance to try it. I will definitely be back with variations on this drink including one with the blood orange soda. Stay tuned!

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Vodka Sunrise


  • 5-oz Italian Lemon Soda or Sparkling Lemonade
  • 1-1/2 oz. vodka
  • Touch of cherry juice
  • Garnish: Lemon slice


Fill a tall glass with ice and a slice of lemon if desired. Pour in lemon soda. Add vodka & lightly stir. Add a touch of cherry juice for color and garnish edge of glass with lemon slice.

Makes 1.




  1. Mary says:
    This looks so refreshing! Something about lemons and lemon cocktails that just screams summer to me! Is it too early to make one of these right now (8am)? ;)

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