5 Quick and Easy Summer Drinks

Deepak, 24/03/2017

5 Quick and Easy Summer Drinks

  1. Pineapple Lemonade
  2. Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco
  3. Watermelon Slush
  4. Raspberry Peach Iced Tea
  5. Sparkling Cherry Lemonade

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5 Quick and Easy Summer Drinks
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So refreshing, so sweet, so tangy and just so wonderfully tropical. It’s also unbelievably easy to whip up!

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  •     1/2 cup sugar
  •     1 cup lemon juice
  •     1 cup pineapple juice
  •     2 tablespoons lime juice

Directions:

  • has dissolved; let cool.
  • To make the simple syrup, combine sugar and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the sugar
  • In a large pitcher, whisk together simple syrup, lemon juice, pineapple juice, lime juice and 5 cups water. Place in the
  • refrigerator until chilled.  Serve over ice.

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Amazingly refreshing, bubbly, and sweet – a perfect summer cocktail that you can make in just 5 minutes!

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups prosecco, chilled
  • 1 cup limoncello liqueur, chilled
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint

Directions:

  •     In a large pitcher, whisk together prosecco and limoncello.
  •     Serve over raspberries, garnished with mint, if desired.

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You won’t believe that this comes together in just 5 minutes with only 3 ingredients. How easy is that?


Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  •     5 cups diced seedless watermelon
  •     2 tablespoons sugar
  •     Juice of 1 lime, optional

Directions:

  • Combine watermelon, sugar, lime juice and 1 cup ice in blender until smooth.
  • Serve immediately.
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This lightly sweetened iced tea is wonderfully fruity and so refreshing!

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 2 hours

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  •     2 tea bags
  •     1 cup raspberries, plus more for garnish
  •     2 peaches, sliced, plus more for garnish
  •     3 tablespoons agave nectar, or more to taste
  •     Mint leaves, for garnish

Directions:

  •  Steep tea bags in 4 cups boiling water according to package instructions; discard tea bags and let cool.
  • Combine peaches, raspberries and agave nectar in blender until smooth; strain through cheesecloth or fine sieve.
  • In a large pitcher, whisk together raspberry peach mixture and brewed tea. Place in refrigerator until chilled.
  • Serve over ice, raspberries, peach slices and mint leaves, if desired.
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The easiest, budget-friendly lemonade that you can make in just 15 min. No simple syrup needed!

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  •     2 ounces cherries, pitted
  •     3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  •     2/3 cup sugar
  •     4 cups sparkling water

Directions:

  •     To make the cherry syrup, combine cherries, lemon juice and sugar in blender until smooth. Place in the refrigerator until chilled.
  •     Serve over ice and sparkling water.

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