10 Easy-Peasy Refreshing Drinks For Hot Summer Days!

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Refreshing drinks

With summers right on our head, it is time to go down a refreshing ride with some easy peasy beverages. So here are a few recipes to help you stay cool all season…

#1. Pineapple Lemonade

pineapple lemonade

So sweet, so tangy, so refreshing and unbelievably easy to whip up!

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup Pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
Directions: 
  1. Take a saucepan. Add a cup of water to it. Pour the sugar and keep the pan over medium heat stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Let it cool.
  2. Now take a large pitcher, add all the ingredients into it. Add 5 cups of water and serve it chilled.

#2. Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco

Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco

Amazingly refreshing, sweet and bubbly.

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups prosecco, chilled
  • 1 cup limoncello liqueur, chilled
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint
Directions: 
  1. Whisk together prosecco and limoncello, in a large pitcher.
  2. Serve with raspberries garnished with mint.

#3. Watermelon Slush

watermelon slush

This refreshing Watermelon slush comes together in just 5 minutes with only 3 ingredients.

Ingredients:
  • 5 cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Juice of 1 lime, optional
Directions: 
  1. Combine watermelon, lime juice, sugar, and 1 cup ice and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour the juice into a nice glass and serve chilled.

#4. Raspberry Peach Iced Tea

Raspberry peach iced tea

This lightly sweetened ice tea makes up an amazing summer drink.

Ingredients:
  • 2 tea bags
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 2 peaches, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar
  • Mint leaves, for garnish
Directions: 
  1. Boil 4 cups of water and steep the tea bags into it.
  2. Combine raspberries, peaches and agave nectar and blend it until smooth. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve.
  3. Whisk the peach raspberry mixture and ice tea together.
  4. Serve over with raspberries, peach, ice and mint leaves.

#5. Sparkling Cherry Lemonade

sparkling cherry lemonade

The sweet and refreshing drink that just require a few minutes.

Ingredients:
  • 2 ounces cherries, pitted
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 4 cups sparkling water
Directions: 
  1. Combine all the ingredients and blend them together.
  2. Serve the drink over ice and sparkling water.

#6. Peach Prosecco Punch

peach prosecco punch

Indulge in this awesome peach punch.

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups prosecco, chilled
  • 2 cups peach nectar, chilled
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
Directions: 
  1. Whisk together prosecco and peach nectar in a large pitcher.
  2. Serve it over ice, blueberries, and raspberries.

#7. Blueberry Lemonade

blueberry lemonade

When life gives you lemons and blueberries, make a blueberry lemonade.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
Directions: 
  1. Heat a saucepan. Add one cup water, sugar and blueberries into it and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the berries break down.
  2. Strain the mixture through a cheesecloth or fine sieve.
  3. Whisk together the mixture with lemon juice and 5cups water.
  4. Refrigerate and serve chilled.

#8. Easy Berry Sangria

easy berry sangria

Berrylicious…

Ingredients:
  • 1 (750 mL) bottle rose wine
  • 1 cup strawberries, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 12 ounces lemon-lime soda
Directions: 
  1. Whisk all the ingredients together.
  2. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve chilled.

#9. Strawberry Pineapple Mimosas

strawberry pineapple mimosas

Pineapple + Strawberries = A refreshing punch

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 (750 mL) bottle sparkling white wine, chilled
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, thinly sliced
Directions: 
  1. Take a pitcher and mix orange and pineapple juice into it.
  2. Pour the mixture into wine glasses until half full.
  3. Now, pour some white wine into it and serve immediately with strawberry slices.

#10. White Sangria Sparkler

White sangria sparkler

A refreshing, bubbly sangria loaded with goodness of fruits.

Ingredients:
  • 1 (750mL) bottle white wine
  • 2 peaches, sliced
  • 2 kiwis, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 (750mL) bottle sparkling white wine
  • 8 sprigs mint
Directions: 
  1. In a big pitcher mix together kiwis, raspberries, peaches, sugar and white wine.
  2. Refrigerate it for one hour and serve chilled over sparkling white wine and mint leaves.

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