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.
All you need to make this gorgeous summer cocktail is some Triple Sec, lime juice, and of course, tequila. Red-sugared rims give it a fiery look.
A chilled bottle of Sauvignon Blanc is the base for this thirst-quenching drink recipe. Toss in sliced cucumber, honeydew melon, and mint leaves for extra freshness.
From mango and watermelon to peaches and strawberries, this icy fruit daiquiri has it all. Make it a nonalcoholic drink for all to enjoy by substituting OJ for the light rum.
Bet you've never tried a margarita recipe like this one! See how to make a jiggly version to enjoy one cube at a time.
Looking for nonalcholoic drinks for your next gathering? Impress party guests with this fizzy drink idea featuring peach nectar, pureed peach slices, lemon juice, and ginger ale. Freeze the punch for up to 3 months and enjoy all summer long.
There's nothing better than a lip-smacking, salt-rimmed margarita. Fill the classic drink recipe with freshly squeezed lime juice to add authenticity.
Shake up your summer party with the season's favorite produce: watermelon. The naturally sweet fruit lends a juicy crispness, while light rum and basil add a punch of flavor.
This cool cocktail gets a burst of fresh flavor from lime and mint. For a nonalcoholic version, replace the pisco with sparkling water.
A refreshing glass of this ice-cold lemonade will keep you cool on a hot summer's day. Our classic drink recipe features a cup of natural lemon juice, so you know you're getting the good stuff.
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Liven up your outdoor entertaining -- or just refresh your thirsty family -- with this simple nonalcoholic drink recipe. Orange and lemon accompany the mint that flavors this fruit-infused iced tea.
A pinch of bitter Campari liqueur tames the floral notes of rose in this poppy-orange cocktail. Sprinkle the lemon garnish with sugar to add sweetness.
Indulge in this soda-shoppe drink recipe at home with the help of coconut milk, club soda, sugar, and fresh strawberry slices. Serve it in chilled glasses to keep cool.
This sunny-orange lemonade is brimming with natural sweetness thanks to fresh carrots and pineapple juice. Plus, it's packed with vitamins A and C!
Infuse fresh cucumber into your summer cocktail by muddling up cubes of Persian cucumber and lemon juice in a shaker. Add gin and a splash of liqueur, then top with tonic water for a bubbly finish.
Keep cool with a tall glass of this invigorating Southern staple: sweet tea. Trisha's family recipe is traditional, featuring tea bags of your choice, water, and sugar.
The Tom Collins sticks to the basics, which is why it remains a classic. Create the bar-favorite cocktail with gin, fresh lemon juice, sugar, and a splash of sparkling water.
Whole strawberries combine with zesty lime wedges in this lip-puckering margarita recipe. The splashes of Triple Sec and tequila are sure to put a zing in your step.
Soft banana and juicy pineapple meet in this nonalcoholic version of the pina colada. Use plain vanilla yogurt as a base, then blend in sweet honey and vanilla to finish.
Watch our video for our simple formula for great smoothies every time -- no matter what fruits you love!
Pureed fruit blended with ice and sparkling water makes a refreshing summer drink. A spoonful of yogurt adds creaminess, while a skewer of fresh fruit makes a pretty garnish.
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