Freeze in an ice cube tray. Based on looks alone, this drink is a winner. There are also a number of creative suggestions for garnishes, such as crumbled peppermint patties on a Chocolate Mint Parfait or candy canes to top off a Cabana Striped Slush. No longer just vacation-time treats, dozens of irresistible, frosty concoctions are just a whir of the blender away. Invite your friends over on a warm afternoon, and spend the rest of the day trying out some of these delicious non-alcoholic frozen drinks. Margarita Blend 1 shot simple syrup, the juice from ½ lemon and 1 lime, 1 shot of tequila, and ½ cup of ice. The fruit itself adds fiber, natural sugars, and vitamins.
Mimosa Into a Champagne flute, pour 2 shots fresh-squeezed orange juice, 2 shots sparkling wine, and ¼ cup seltzer. Pour in ¼ cup boiling water and stir to dissolve honey. Pour in 1 shot of vodka and top with seltzer about ¾ cup. You may prefer a slightly mintier drink or you might rather have less, so add more or less to taste. No longer just vacation-time treats, dozens of irresistible, frosty concoctions are just a whir of the blender away. Top with 1 cup seltzer.
No longer just vacation-time treats, dozens of irresistible, frosty concoctions are just a whir of the blender away. Note: Too much alcohol and can both —making hangovers even worse—so try to keep it at no more than one cup of Joe for the night. Add a dash of seltzer and enjoy! Transfer to an 8-ounce glass and fill rest of glass with seltzer about ¾ cup. With dozens of ways to slice, dice, and blend your way through the summer, Frozen Drinks will be as welcome as an air conditioner in August. Begin blending them together slowly, gradually adding about four cups of crushed ice to the mixture. Availability based on publisher status and quantity being ordered.
For just such moments, frozen drink wizard Bruce Weinstein has created more than on A hot day, a soft breeze, and a tall, cool drink in your hand. Fruit Mojito Prep a classic mojito, but before pouring in the rum and soda, muddle in ¼ cup fresh or thawed frozen fruit like strawberry, blueberry, mango, or kiwi in the bottom of the glass. Pour 1 tablespoon skim milk on top and don't stir! Garnish with a slice of lime. Family and figure friendly summer drink recipes for a sweet way to cool down. Fill the rest of the glass with ginger ale about ¾ cup.
Make a Day of It The nicest thing about all of these drinks is that you don't have to worry about over imbibing and getting too tipsy. The book's introduction provides essential information for making perfect drinks every time, such as when to use fresh fruit and when canned or frozen fruit will do. Garnish with a lime wedge. Cape Codder Pour 1 shot of vodka and 2 shots cranberry juice 100 percent juice, no sugar added over ice. Add 1 shot vodka and garnish with a lemon wedge. Any recipe that calls for simple syrup will use the following recipe: ½ tablespoon honey mixed with ¾ tablespoon warm water.
Bonus points for adding a cocktail shrimp for some extra protein! They've each got their own proven health benefits, even though they may not totally counteract the negative affects of alcohol. Top with ice and add 1 shot fresh-squeezed lemon juice, 1 shot fresh-squeezed lime juice, ½ shot simple syrup, 1 shot of vodka, and a splash of sparkling wine. Pour over ice and garnish with a mango slice and cinnamon stick. Pear Sparkler Puree ½ a pear until liquefied and add to a champagne flute. With dozens of ways to slice, dice, and blend your way through the summer, Frozen Drinks will be as welcome as an air conditioner in August.
Add two cups of milk over low heat until all of the ingredients are blended well, and then pour the mixture into an ice cube tray and freeze overnight. Minty Iced Tea In a heatproof mug, combine 6 fresh mint leaves, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 black tea bag, and 1 cup boiling water. That's why we kept all our drinks right around the 8-ounce mark. Refreshing Gin Cup Mix together 1 shot of gin, ½ cup ginger ale, and 2 shots seltzer water. Sparkling Apricot Punch In a glass, combine ½ cup diced apricots and ½ cup apricot juice 100 percent juice, please! Instead of diluting your drink with ice, make your garnish do double duty! For the classic treatment, rub the rim of your glass with a lemon or lime wedge, and dip the rim into coarse salt or sugar granules.
Minimum starts at 25 copies. Vodka Soda It almost goes without saying, but spice up 1 shot of vodka and 2 shots of seltzer with a lemon or lime wedge or both. Then, place mug in fridge or freezer until chilled. Bring this to a boil, and then remove from the heat. Grapefruit Margarita Combine 1 shot of tequila, the juice of 1 lime and ½ a grapefruit, and ¾ shot of orange liqueur.
Parties, potlucks and backyard barbecues, oh my! Gingered Pear and Brandy Cocktail Create a ginger-infused simple syrup by mixing together 1 shot warm simple syrup and ¾ tablespoon chopped and peeled fresh ginger. Tom Collins In a shaker with ice, combine 1 shot of gin and the juice of 1 small lemon. Fill remainder of glass with seltzer. From traditional poolside favorites such as pine-apple daiquiris and piña coladas to the immensely popular coffeehouse Frappuccinos and Mochaccinos, Frozen Drinks covers the range of icy treats, tangy or sweet, slushy or smooth. Not only does it skip the wine, it makes gorgeous use of star fruit and kiwi. Once solidified, blend with 1 shot white rum until it reaches the consistency of a slushie. Pour in 2 shots sparkling wine and add three slices of pear.
Multi-alcohol cocktails can pack in serious calories, so we kept ours to one shot or 1 ½ ounces each. This cherry-infused punch pops with Dr. Sex on the Beach In a glass with ice, mix 1 shot peach-flavored vodka, 2 shots cranberry juice, and 1 ½ shots fresh-squeezed orange juice. In warm weather, there are few occasions--and few times of day--when an icy beverage doesn't hit the spot. In warm weather, there are few occasions--and few times of day--when an icy beverage doesn't hit the spot. Pina Colada Blend together ½ cup ice, ½ cup coconut milk, ¼ cup fresh pineapple chunks, and 1 shot white rum. Red Sangria Toss ½ an apple sliced , ½ an orange sliced , and 4 grapes into a glass.