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Summer Drink Recipes

Sip on these refreshing alcoholic and non-alcoholic summer drink recipes.

A bowl of Shiraxi Salad with a serving spoon.

Shiraxi Salad

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By Itav D
This is similar to a Persian salad. I added avocado to it. It adds a ...
(4 ratings)
Two glasses of Cuban Sangria.

Cuban Sangria

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By April Alvarez
Since I'm married to a Cuban, this is a holiday drink in our household.
(9 ratings)
Glasses of The Ultimate Margarita.

Bonnie's: The Ultimate Blue Ribbon Margarita

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By BonniE !
This is the best margarita you will ever drink! It took a while to fine-tune ...
(49 ratings)
Glasses of Southern Sweet Tea.

Southern Sweet Tea

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By Debby DeRousse
I love iced tea. I think I cut my teeth on iced tea. I drink ...
(20 ratings)
Glasses filled with Picnic Lemonade.

Picnic Lemonade

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By Robin Poindexter
Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for a refreshing beverage. My recipe.
(3 ratings)
Fresh Lemonade Syrup used to make lemonade.

Fresh Lemonade Syrup

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By Amy Croyle
I got this recipe from my mom a few years ago and since then I ...
(8 ratings)
Two Kahlua Mocha Frappes ready to drink.

Kahlua Mocha Frappe

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By Mary Lee
Mmm mmm good! Great couples drink.
(6 ratings)
A glass of Grilled Lemonade.

Grilled Lemonade

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By Kitchen Crew
Sweet, tart, and easy to make at home, lemonade is a delicious way to cool ...
(1 rating)
Two glasses of The Perfect Red Sangria.

The Perfect Red Sangria

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By Melissa Royal
I love red wine sangria, so I have tried making it several different ways. I ...
(3 ratings)
Watermelon Lime Frosty Margaritas.

Watermelon Lime Frosty/margarita

Definitely an adult beverage if you add the alcohol. If you don't like tequila you ...
(2 ratings)
Two glasses of Strawberry Lime Slush.

Strawberry Lime Slush

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By A Q
If you love tangy and sweet strawberries this is for you! This is an adult ...
(2 ratings)
Glasses of Watermelon Mint Lemonade.

Watermelon Mint Lemonade

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By Debbie W
Nothing says summer more than watermelon. The sweetness of the watermelon and lemon complement each ...
(4 ratings)
Two glasses of Rose Sangria.

Rose Sangria

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By Theodora Stamelakos
My favorite summer breeze refreshment drink!
(2 ratings)
Best Bloody Mary served with a salt rim.

Best Bloody Mary

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By Jennifer Scott
During my bartending days, my co-tender and I would have drink competitions during the slow ...
(2 ratings)
Frozen Colorado Slush in a cup ready to serve.

Colorado Slush

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By Bonnie Porter
Everyone who has ever tasted this summertime icy drink loves it. I got this ...
(1 rating)
Cherry Lime Mojito in a glass.

Cherry Lime Mojito

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By Cara J Mastrangello
I used to work as a bartender and learned so many different cocktail combinations. Even ...
(2 ratings)
Virgin coconut mojito ready to serve.

Virgin Coco Mojito

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By Mikekey *
A non-alcoholic version of a coconut mojito. This uses Torani (or another brand) coconut flavor ...
(5 ratings)
Mint Julep in a pewter glass.

Mint Julep

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By Janice Splaha
I love to watch horse races and, of course, the Kentucky Derby is my favorite. ...
(1 rating)
A caramel and mocha frappe in a glass with a straw.

Caramel Mocha Frappe

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By Jan Mullikin
If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, ...
(4 ratings)
Watermelon vodka slushes in a glass with a wedge of watermelon.

Watermelon Vodka Slush

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By Kristina Talkington
Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!
(3 ratings)
Ingredients poured over ice and garnished with lemon and cherries.

Lynchburg Lemonade

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By Debbie Morris
Really good in the summer with cookouts. Can be made individually or by the pitcher, ...
(2 ratings)
Frozen Blue Whale drink in a glass is an easy summer drink

Frozen Blue Whale

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By Kitchen Crew
This frozen Blue Whale recipe is the perfect summer drink! Cool, refreshing and oh-so-delicious, enjoy ...
(2 ratings)
Orange lemonade poured over ice with an orange slice garnish.

Orange Lemonade

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By Cheryl Wu
In the summer, I thought of making lemonade but I wanted something better than regular ...
(3 ratings)
A strawberry key lime smoothie in a glass garnished with a strawberry.

Strawberry Key Lime Smoothie

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By Sharon Whitley
It's that smoothie time of year. This recipe makes one serving. It is easy and ...
(2 ratings)