Easy Summer Drinks

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Refreshing lemon drink

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon, washed, quartered
  • 1L (4 cups) water
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar, or to taste
  • 10 ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon torn fresh mint leaves

Method

  • Step 1
    Place lemon, water and sugar in a blender and blend on high for 10 seconds. Strain through a sieve into a serving jug. Discard the pulp.
  • Step 2
    Add the ice cubes and the mint, and set aside for 5 minutes to chill before serving.

Red ice drinks

Ingredients

  • 310mls (1 1/3 cups) raspberry cordial or Ribena
  • 310mls (1 1/3 cups) water
  • 3 litres lemonade

Method

  • Step 1
    Combine the cordial or Ribena and water in a jug. Pour the mixture into 3 ice cube trays and freeze overnight.
  • Step 2
    Place about 3 iceblocks in each glass and top with lemonade.

Frozen fresh fruit drink

Image credit: Steve Brown – taste.com.au

Ingredients

  • 1/4 seedless watermelon, peeled
  • 500g strawberries, hulled
  • 4 yellow peaches, stones removed
  • lemonade or soda water, to serve

Method

  • Step 1
    Roughly chop watermelon flesh. Place into a food processor and process to a pulp. Strain through a sieve. Reserve juice.
  • Step 2
    Process strawberries. Add to watermelon juice.
  • Step 3
    Process peaches then strain through a sieve. Add juice to watermelon mixture. Stir until well combined. Pour juice into an airtight container, allowing room for expanding. Place into freezer.
  • Step 4
    Take frozen container on picnic. When ready to serve, juice will have partially thawed. Spoon into glasses. Top with lemonade or soda water.

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