Cool-off by the pool this summer with a delicious cocktail made from fresh watermelon. Not only are these drinks easy to make, but the entire group will love how versatile they are mixed with a variety of spirits. Serve ice-cold for best results!
Watermelon margarita popsicles
Usually a cocktail like this is a little too good to be true, but it’s so easy to make! Simply juice your watermelon, add a shot of tequila and serve with sliced lemon. You could go one step further and create the popsicles using the same method. Yum!
Mint, watermelon and St-Germain cocktail
Treat your guests to a fresh summer beverage with mint, watermelon and sweet St-Germain liqueur. Serve with lots of ice, which is perfect for the summer heat.
Frozen watermelon daiquiri
Enjoy this simple drink which features watermelon, lime, rum and a teaspoon of sugar to taste.
You have to try this traditional punch which is perfect for those who enjoy a sweet cocktail. All you need is wine, soda water, fruit and a dash of brandy.
Finish off with this tasty caipirinha with freshly squeezed watermelon juice and served ice-cold.
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Nothing screams summer more than a fruity punch recipe, so bring together all of your favourite friends and try some of our favourite recipes below. Whether you choose to add the alcohol is completely up to your discretion, but they also taste super-refreshing without it!
Ingredients: frozen fruit, pineapple juice, lemonade, raspberries, strawberries, pineapple, raspberry rainbow sherbert or frozen fruits.
This is the non-alcoholic punch of the bunch and is perfect for the kids! Don’t mix it all together until the party is starting, however, as the ice-cream will melt.
Rainbow Slush Punch
Ingredients: ice pops (a pack of 30), ice, vodka
Empty each layer of ice pops according to colour, add the vodka, then load it up with ice to keep cool.
Strawberry Lime Moscato Punch
Ingredients: moscato wine, frozen limeade, strawberries, lime, lemonade
Combine the wine, frozen limeade and lemonade into a large jug or bowl. Slice the limes and strawberries to serve.
Ingredients: Bacardi, lime juice, lemon juice, pineapple juice, simple syrup, water, grenadine
Combine all of the ingredients into a large bowl filled with ice. Slice the lemons before serving to your guests.
Ingredients: pineapple juice, orange juice, dark rum, coconut rum, grenadine, lime
Pour the pineapple, orange juice and rum into a jug filled with ice. Stir until combined, then garnish with grenadine and lime.
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