NEW Recipes from the August Issue

It's time to take it outside. We're sharing recipes that are best served al fresco with friends. Salute summer, from drinks to dessert, with the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens.

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Frozen Drink Recipes

Keep cool with our favorite alcoholic and nonalcoholic frozen drinks. Whether you're in the mood for a sweet strawberry daiquiri or a homemade coffee frappe, these delicious drink recipes will help you stay refreshed -- no frozen drink machine required.

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    • Grapefruit-Gin Cocktail Shake

      Frozen Cocktails

      Make a shake with pink grapefruit juice and sweet raspberry sorbet even better by adding a splash of your favorite gin. The result is a tangy, refreshing blended drink that's ready to party when you are. Top each glass with a lemon slice for a cute, summery look.

      Make it nonalcoholic: Swap pink grapefruit juice for the gin.

    • Ginger-Peach Margarita

      Frozen Cocktails

      Fresh peaches and zippy ginger team up for a juicy twist on the classic frozen drink. A quick and easy ginger simple syrup brings a little extra spice into the mix. Zesty lime adds a hint of classic margarita flavor.

    • Chocolate Stout Shake

      Frozen Cocktails

      Thanks to vanilla ice cream and a rich chocolate fudge topping, this irresistible stout beer shake tastes like the cocktail version of a root beer float. Create a tasty topper by dunking a chocolate-and-nut-covered pretzel rod into each drink.

    • Pina Colada

      Frozen Cocktails

      In 10 minutes you can have a classic pina colada. Bottoms up!

    • Summer Fruit Daiquiri

      Frozen Cocktails

      With four of summer's juiciest fruits and a generous helping of light rum, these pretty frozen daiquiris might be the sweetest thing you'll sip this season. You can make a batch in just 15 minutes, making them the perfect blended drink for summer parties and barbecues.

      Make it nonalcoholic: Substitute orange juice for the rum.

    • Snow Cone Martini

      Frozen Cocktails

      Snow cones are all grown up in this fun frozen drink recipe. We've swapped the traditional sugar syrup for Midori and vodka, and a watermelon wedge garnish hints at the drink's big fruit flavor.

    • Very Raspberry Frappe

      Frozen Cocktails

      Looking for a new way to beat the heat? Fresh raspberries, raspberry jam, gelato, and raspberry liqueur add up to a gorgeous frappe that definitely delivers. Top each drink with dark chocolate bars for a truffle-inspired finishing touch.

    • Grilled Peach Frappe

      Frozen Cocktails

      Peach fans, meet your new favorite frozen cocktail. Grilling the fruit creates an irresistible smoky-sweet flavor that pairs perfectly with Southern Comfort and a hint of vanilla.

      Make it nonalcoholic: Use three peaches instead of two, and add additional water if necessary.

    • Caramel-Nut Frappe

      Frozen Cocktails

      Give in to your sweet tooth. Caramel, hazelnut liqueur, and vanilla ice cream add up to a decadent frappe that's delicious as an aperitif or a chilly dessert on hot summer nights.

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      Icy Cranberry Margarita

      Frozen Cocktails

      Go ahead, indulge in that margarita: These icy, slushie-style sippers have under 150 calories and a dose of vitamin C. The secret is in the cranberry-raspberry juice and citrus liqueurs, which add flavor without all the sugar and calories of traditional syrups.

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      Strawberry Daiquiri

      Frozen Cocktails

      Juicy, red strawberries are the stars of these classic frozen drinks. With just five ingredients, including frozen strawberries and rum, they're surprisingly easy to make, too -- you'll be mixing daiquiris like a pro in no time.

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      Frozen Strawberry-Mango Margarita

      Frozen Cocktails

      Sweet strawberries and ripe mangoes are at their best in this fruity and refreshing margarita recipe. You'll love the way the orange liqueur and lime juice balance the peppery tequila.

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      Pink Lemonade Slush

      Nonalcoholic Blended Drinks

      Frozen raspberries and pink lemonade put a tangy, grown-up spin on slushies. Save party prep time by making a batch in the morning and freezing until you're ready to serve.

      Make it alcoholic: Add raspberry-flavor liqueur or raspberry vodka to individual servings.

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      Mocha Cream Shake

      Non-Alcoholic Blended Drinks

      Skip the calories (and the price tag) of coffee shop frappes and keep cool with your own quick and easy frozen drink. Low-fat vanilla yogurt and sugar-free chocolate syrup team up for a better-for-you take on the icy mochas you know and love.

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      Coconut-Doughnut Shake

      Nonalcoholic Blended Drinks

      Turn delicious donuts into fun nonalcoholic frozen drinks when you blend them with vanilla ice cream and cream of coconut. With a frosted donut on top, these chilly shakes are the perfect addition to a summer birthday party or a warm afternoon get-together.

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      Frozen Hot Chocolate

      Nonalcoholic Blended Drinks

      It might sound counterintuitive, but this indulgent frozen hot chocolate is the perfect stay-cool drink. Rich Dutch-process cocoa powder blends with milk, sugar, and mini marshmallows for a smooth, refreshing twist on the winter favorite.

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      Next Slideshow 25 Refreshing Summer Drinks

      25 Refreshing Summer Drinks

      Beat the heat with these cool summer drink recipes. With both alcoholic and nonalcoholic fruit drinks as well as creative twists on classic lemonade and blended margaritas, we've chosen a collection of refreshing drink recipes for you to try this season.
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