5 Quick Drinks You Can Make At Home, With Ease

Sometimes you just need to sit back, relax and sip on to something cold and tasty, and no! We’re not talking about Beer. We are talking about some easy to make drinks that you’d love to drink as well to make because they’re just too easy to be made.

1. Arizona Sunset

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Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • Grenadine
  • 1 cup Sprite soft drink
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • Maraschino cherries or orange slices, for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  • Place ice in 2 glasses
  • Add a splash of Grenadine to each glass
  • In a small pitcher or other container, stir the Sprite and orange juice together
  • Slowly pour over the Grenadine, dividing the mixture between the two glasses
  • Garnish with cherries or orange slices, if desired

2. Coconut Lavender Lemonade

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice, from about 9 lemons
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 8 cups coconut water
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 recipe Lavender Simple Syrup (recipe follows)

Directions:

  • Place lemon juice, sugar, coconut water, and water into a pitcher and shake or stir vigorously until all the sugar is dissolved
  • Pour 1/2 of the lavender syrup into the pitcher and stir. You can add more or less lavender syrup to your personal taste

3. Millionaire Sour

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Ingredients (Per Glass):

  • 2 ounces Lemon Simple Syrup
  • 1 ounce Bushmills Irish Whiskey
  • OR 2 ounces ginger ale if you wish to go non-alcoholic
  • 1/4 cup crushed ice
  • 1/4 shot grenadine
  • Lemon slice & cherry for garnish

Directions:

  • Add your lemon simple syrup & whiskey to shaker with 1/4 filled with ice and shake
  • Strain into ice filled glass
  • Add 1/4 shot grenadine
  • Garnish with lemon & cherry

Note: If using ginger ale for non-alcoholic version, just pour ingredients into ice filled glass, do not shake.

4. Mexican Limeade

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Ingredients:

  • 6 to 10 limes or lemons cut in half
  • Approx. 3 cups water
  • 4 cups Sprite
  • 2 scoops powdered Lemonade mix (add to taste)
  • Agave, if you want a sugar alternative (sweeten to taste)
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

  • Wash your limes and cut them in half
  • Place the halved limes or lemons in the blender with 4 cups of water
  • Blend until the limes or lemon is completely pulverized
  • Strain the limeade and add the Sprite and Lemonade powder
  • Add water to taste. If more sweetness is desired, add agave to taste and serve with ice

5. Passion Fruit Summer Drink

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 2 limes, cut into 0.5 inch/pieces
  • 3 inches fresh ginger (cut into thin sticks)
  • 8 passion fruits
  • 4 oranges, juice
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 cup sparkling soda

Directions:

  • Muddle mint leaves, the lime pieces and half of the ginger sticks in a bowl, then pour it into a pitcher
  • Cut the passion fruits in half and scoop out the flesh into the pitcher
  • Add juice from the oranges and ice cubes and stir around
  • Top it with sparkling soda, a couple of ginger sticks and a mint leaf. Enjoy!

Now when you’ve read about these amazing drinks, go try one and make your day better!!!

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