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Summer drink recipes

47 Recipes

Quench your thirst with these refreshing summer drinks including fruity punch and gin cocktails, cordials, juice blends and cooling slushies.

Rhubarb gin

3.75

(1 rating)

Use seasonal rhubarb to make a G&T with a difference, or top with soda water for a refreshing summertime drink in glorious pink
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer punch

0

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A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Perfect spritz

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Try this spritz for a party. It's sure to impress with a hint of lavender putting a lightly floral twist on a Perfect (sweet vermouth, dry vermouth and gin)...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Elderflower gin

3.75

(1 rating)

Add a touch of summer to a classic tipple with this delicious elderflower-infused gin. Great for a summer gathering, served with tonic water and lots of ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Pimm’s slushie

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Pimms and slushie: two words you may not have considered together but which combine to make the ultimate summer drink. Lemon sorbet is the magic ingredient
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Earl Grey martini

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This delicious twist on a martini is made with just three ingredients and takes minutes to make. The bergamot oil in the Earl Grey gives a lovely citrus hit
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

White wine sangria

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Try this refreshing twist on a traditional sangria and use white wine instead of red with elderflower to complement the fruit. Perfect for summer parties
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Watermelon lemonade

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This watermelon lemonade looks amazing but is super-simple to make. It's perfect for a kids party or makes a refreshing summer drink for kids or adults...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Cucumber, apple & spinach juice

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Get started in the morning with an all-natural juice packed with cucumber, apple and spinach. To get the full nutritional benefits, drink it pulp and all
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry gin

5

(3 ratings)

Capture the true taste of summer with this berry-infused spirit that makes a stunning gin 'n' tonic or base for a fruity cocktail...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Watermelon & strawberry slushie

5

(1 rating)

What's more refreshing than eating a slice of cool watermelon on a hot summer's day? Drinking our iced fruit slushie!...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pink grapefruit punch

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A pretty pink punch to keep your guests happy. Make it up in minutes and serve chilled
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Frozen strawberry daiquiri

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This slushy cocktail is best made when strawberries are in season and at their ripest. With just four ingredients you can whip up this thirst quencher in 10 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blackcurrant cordial

5

(1 rating)

This easy recipe is a great way to use up a pick-your-own glut of blackcurrants and makes a refreshing summer drink
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Melon & cucumber punch

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Perfectly ripe Galia melon, orange liqueur and Pimm's pump this punch with summery flavour...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Frozen caipirinha

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Cool down with this frozen spin on the classic Brazilian Caipirinha. The secret is squeezing as much lime into the sugar as you can
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Apple prosecco punch

5

(1 rating)

Spritz up a basic apple cocktail with a dash of prosecco and a splash of vodka
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Cucumber, mint & melon punch

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A fruity, minty, refreshing punch for a summer party. The mix of juicy honeydew, cantaloupe and watermelon chunks make this the ultimate cooler to beat the heat
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Raspberry cordial

5

(2 ratings)

Preserve the flavours of a batch of raspberries in this refreshing concentrated drink - delicious with soda on ice
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Homemade elderflower cordial

4.723685

(19 ratings)

Fragrant and refreshing, springtime elderflower cordial is easy to make. Mix with sparkling water to create elderflower pressé, or add to wine, Prosecco or Champagne to start a party in style
  • 24 hours
  • Easy

Grown-up limeade

5

(2 ratings)

A grown-up summer drink with a pleasantly bitter bite
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Mojito mocktail

4.5

(2 ratings)

A refreshing, summery cocktail for the designated driver
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Citrus iced tea

3.75

(4 ratings)

If you love tea, but you don’t find it refreshing in hot weather, try this wonderfully fresh alternative
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Homemade pink lemonade

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

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