Summer Drink Recipes

Summer Sippers

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


Top Shelf Margaritas

By Jenny Powers
We love these margaritas, they are made with premium liquor and are not too tart. ...

Peg's Pina Colada Punch

By Kay Skipper
The early 90's, I had this delicious punch at a baby shower hosted by Peg and...

Texas Peach Sangria

By Sue Weaver
This is a quick and easy alcoholic punch/sangria that is fresh and fruity. Perfect for spring...

Blueberry Hibiscus Sangria

By Tara Pacheco
This is a light, crisp, refreshing beverage - perfect for summertime!

Watermelon Vodka Slush

By Kristina Talkington
Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!

Frosty Cranberry Shrub

By Jennifer Enders
I love anything with cranberry in it. This is great for anytime, winter or summer.

Strawberry Jasmine Sun Tea

By Monica H
Store tea in the fridge when not in use; after two days discard the leftovers. ...

Orange Lemonade

By cheryl wu
In the summer, I thought of making lemonade but I wanted something better than regular lemonade....

Caramel Mocha Frappe

By Jan Mullikin
If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, keep...

Iced Mocha Coffee

By Virginia McGee
Do you like the Starbucks Frappuccinos? My husband is a coffeeholic. After 20 years in the...

On the Beach

By NIKKI SMITH
This drink can be an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. You can also make this a kids...

Lynchburg Lemonade

By Debbie Morris
Really good in the summer with cookouts. Can be made individually or by the pitcher, just...

Colorado Slush

By Bonnie Porter
Everyone who has ever tasted this summertime icy drink loves it. I got this recipe...

Cherry Lime Mojito

By Cara J Mastrangello
I used to work as a bartender and learned so many different cocktail combinations. Even though...

Frozen Blue Whale

By Kitchen Crew
This frozen Blue Whale recipe is the perfect summer drink! Cool, refreshing and oh-so-delicious, enjoy responsibly...

Strawberry Key Lime Smoothie

By Sharon Whitley
It's that smoothie time of year. This recipe makes one serving. It is easy and low-fat.

Strawberry Lemonade with NO sugar added

By Charlotte Carlile
This is a wonderful refreshing summer quencher that you can enjoy and enjoy and enjoy with...

Cayden's Carribean Cooler

By cayden stillwell
I wanted a to make dessert and decided on a smoothie. My grandma said...

Tropical Mist Cosmo

By Nor Mac
This is my creation. Enjoy this lovely watermelon drink with a hint of peach. It...

Strawberry Kiwi Schnapps Smoothie

By Mary Lee
This is a delightful summer drink. Great for parties. You can triple or quadruple recipe and...

Carol's Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie

By Carol Parkhurst
I wanted something that would have more fruit, yogurt and be a healthy drink.

Lemon Drop Martini

By Debbie W
This is my all time favortie adult berevage. I prefer Grey Goose vodka..it's very smooth. You...

Almond Mocha Iced Coffee

By Lillian Russo
I couldn't find an iced coffee recipe that had all the ingredients I was looking for...so...

Watermelon Lemonade Cooler

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
This is sooo yummy. Very easy to make and put together. When I drink this it...
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