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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.

Peach Melba smoothie

5

(4 ratings)

Blend peaches, raspberries, orange juice and fresh custard into a fruity, creamy shake that's low in fat
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Gin & tonic sorbet

4

(3 ratings)

This classic drink makes a refreshing and cheeky summer party dessert
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Pink lemonade

4.142855

(14 ratings)

Adding raspberries to homemade lemonade gives it a tangy flavour and turns it a vivid pink
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Citrus peach cooler

0

(0 ratings)

A refreshing non-alcoholic drink, perfect for a summer garden party. If you want to make it boozy, add a little peach schnapps
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ginger lemon fizz

4.90909

(11 ratings)

A refreshing alternative to shop-bought soft drinks, perfect for the summer
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Peach punch

5

(3 ratings)

Add a boozy kick to your summer party with this peachy cocktail
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sorbet fizz

4.666665

(3 ratings)

The perfect fruity dessert for last minute al fresco dining - and it's fat-free too!
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Berry daiquiri

3.875

(4 ratings)

The perfect treat to quench a summer thirst
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Peach sangria

5

(6 ratings)

Give sangria a twist and make it peachy
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Mocha milkshake

4.5

(4 ratings)

A decadent iced coffee for a sunny afternoon. Serve in tall glasses for a retro treat
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Really easy lemonade

4.741935

(31 ratings)

A simple classic that everyone can enjoy. Perfect on a hot summer's day...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Orange & cranberry spritz

5

(1 rating)

James Martin's healthy spritzers are super quick and a refreshing addition to any brunch...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Melon & rose granita

4

(1 rating)

Granitas are half way between a drink and a sorbet – the mixture is so refreshing and the texture icy enough to eat with a teaspoon
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Amaretto fizz

5

(6 ratings)

There's nothing like a quick cocktail to kick start your dinner party...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Long amaretto sours

5

(2 ratings)

Add some glamour to an al fresco lunch by serving these cocktails to start
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

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