|It's hot outside and you're thirsty! What to do? Instead of just reaching for a canned soda or drinks made from a mix, try a thirst quenching, simple to make homemade fruit beverage made from natural ingredients.|
Nothing could be more invigorating and refreshing than a homemade fruit drink in a frosty glass on a warm Summer day! Here's an assortment of recipes for chilled fruit drinks and teas to try this summer season!
Mix together. Fill a glass with ice cubes. Pour juice over ice and serve.
- 2 cups orange juice
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
Combine ingredients and stir. Pour over cracked ice in tall glasses. Garnish with fresh oranges slices.
|Fruit Juice Slush|
- 1 - 6-oz. can any flavor frozen fruit juice concentrate - thawed
- 1 - 6 oz. can of water
- 1 1/2 cups(12 oz.) lemon-lime soda (such as 7-Up or Sprite) - chilled
In a glass or plastic pitcher, combine fruit juice concentrate and water; Pour juice mixture into a standard ice cube tray, filling each section to the top. Freeze until firm, about 2 hours. To make slush, unmold 1/2 tray of the frozen juice cubes. Place in a blender. container. Add 3/4 cup of lemon-lime soda and blend at medium speed until a slush consistency. Pour into glasses. Repeat with remaining juice cubes and soda. Serve immediately with spoons and straws.
- 4 cups grape juice, bottled or canned
- 1 cup pink grapefruit juice
- 1 T. fresh lime juice
- 1 - 20 to 24 0z. bottle club soda
Combine grape juice, grapefruit juice and lime juice in a large pitcher; refrigerate until chilled. Add club soda just before serving. Serve over ice.
- 1 can frozen pina cola concentrate - partially thawed
- 1 can frozen white grape juice concentrate - partially thawed
- 3 cups cold water
- 3 cans lemon-lime soda
In a large pitcher, mix both cans of concentrate with water and stir. Add lemon-lime soda. Stir; Serve chilled over ice. Garnish with fruit if desired.
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|Spigot Jug With Stand|
This beautiful, nostalgic glass jug has its own stand that can be placed anywhere. The jar has a 6-quart capacity and brass spigot for serve-yourself ease.
|Insulated Acrylic Glass Set|
These double-wall insulated acrylic glasses stay cold inside and dry outside. Ice cubes keep drinks chilled longer ... drinks won't get watered down with diluted flavor. The set of 6 (26 oz.) unbreakable tumblers comes in assorted colors.