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Summer drink recipes

85 Recipes

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

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This easy passion fruit cocktail is bursting with zingy flavours and is perfect for celebrating with friends. Top with prosecco for a special tipple

5 mins
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Master the art of a classic tequila sunrise, with grenadine, tequila, triple sec, orange juice – and of course a cocktail cherry and umbrella as garnish

5 mins
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Blend the flavour of green tea with mango, fresh mint, lime and ice to make this iced tea. It makes a wonderfully refreshing summer drink at any time of day

15 mins
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5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Make up a jug of refreshing iced tea to serve on summer days. With a subtle tea flavour, oranges, lemons and mint, it's an excellent alcohol-free party drink

5 mins
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2 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

Make a cooling coffee frappé with our easy recipe. Enjoy this refreshing iced coffee drink with a dollop of cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream

5 mins
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12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cool off with a refreshing iced latte. This simple drink only needs a handful of ingredients and is perfect for a hot weather caffeine kick

5 mins
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Get into the summer vibe with this fruity mocktail featuring red berries, lemonade, mint, and cucumber. Cool and refreshing, it's fabulous on hot summer days

15 mins
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34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Our easy whipped coffee recipe is simple enough to make at home. This frothy drink, known as dalgona coffee, might just be your new favourite caffeine kick

8 mins
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2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this fruit punch as a non-alcoholic drink for a summer party. With fresh fruit, mint, juice and lemonade, it's wonderfully refreshing

10 mins
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5 ratings 2.9 out of 5 star rating

Embrace balmy summer days with a jug of sangria. With red wine, Spanish brandy, sparkling water, cinnamon and chopped fruit, it's a lovely sharing cocktail

10 mins
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Enjoy this crowd-pleasing tropical cocktail with coconut rum, gin and pineapple juice. It will sit happily in an ice bucket for several hours, ideal for summer barbecues 

15 mins
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7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cool off this summer with our super-simple frozen margarita recipe. This refreshing tequila cocktail can be made in just five minutes in a blender

5 mins
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Get a taste of summer with our take on this classic Italian cocktail of Aperol, prosecco and soda. Try our proportions or adjust the ratio to taste

5 mins
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2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Master the art of the daiquiri with white rum, sugar and lime. We also have three twists on this classic cocktail that will go down a storm at any party

5 mins
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Mix vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice and fresh lime to make this perfect party cocktail, garnished with a lime wedge (and maybe a tiny umbrella too)

5 mins
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Make a jug of refreshing mojitos to share, so you can spend more time with your guests. Try our three twists on this classic cocktail, too

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A classic Cuban cocktail of rum, cola, lime and ice. Pour into a tall glass for the ultimate refreshing long cocktail

5 mins
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12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries

5 mins
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Make a classic gimlet, combining gin and lime syrup, stirred to the perfect dilution with lots of ice. A refreshing cocktail to enjoy with friends

5 mins
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Make the coolest drink of the summer: frosé (frozen rosé). Blend rosé wine with strawberries, lemon and sugar to make a batch of this very grown-up slushie  

5 mins
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51 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
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Mix up this easy limoncello spritz from Lina Stores in minutes. Add extra flavour by infusing your limoncello with thyme sprigs for the perfect summer drink

5 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use seasonal rhubarb to make this G&T-with-a-difference, or top the finished gin with soda water for a refreshing and gloriously pink summertime drink

10 mins
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4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Mix a sparkling gin fizz cocktail (or two) for when you're entertaining. With just a handful of ingredients you can create a refreshing drink that evokes summer

5 mins
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