The best option for a cooler summer is to keep a couple of summer coolers ready at hand. When the heat of the summer wrings you like a cloth, sucking you dry then your most effective rescue can come from summer cooler drinks. It would indeed be a very hot summer if you do not have a couple of summer coolers to cool your body down. Summer coolers are also very effective in providing you with essential nutrients that are also very necessary as the heat can even deplete the energy levels of your body. So, when the summer months put you in a bind just remember to reach out for a couple of summer coolers to get relief from the tortures of the heat. These drinks are a surefire way to hydrate your body and beat the heat in addition to being an outlet to experiment your creativity. Mix and match and try to come up with a drink that is a pleasure to sip. Build up your arsenal with a delectable selection of fruits most preferably tropical ones. Arm yourself with some herbs and ice. Rev up your blender and you are ready to declare a crusade against the oppressive summer heat. To help you further, read below for some interesting summer cooler recipes that are sure to keep your temperatures down a few notches.
Summer Cooler Recipes
- 100 ml fresh Lemon Juice
- 180 ml fresh Orange Juice
- 100 gm Sugar
- 300 ml Water
- 200 gm Mint sprigs
- 150 gm Papaya (finely chopped)
- Except the papaya, take all the other ingredients in a saucepan. Bring it to boil while stirring constantly to make the sugar dissolve.
- Set the mixture aside to cool and strain it .
- Now, add the papaya to the mixture and then keep it in refrigerator for chilling.
- Pour the mixture in a champagne flute, garnish with a mint sprig, and serve.
Serves – 2 to 3
- 1l Pomegranate Juice
- 2 cups Papaya or Mango Juice
- 1 Orange
- 6-8 Strawberries
- 2 Kiwis
- 1 Mango or Papaya
- 1/2 cup Sugar
- Mix all the juices together and then add the sugar. Stir thoroughly till the sugar dissolves.
- Cut the orange and berries into thin slices. Peel the mango or papaya and cut it into small chunks. Also, remove the skin of the kiwi fruit and cut it into thick slices.
- Place the juice, cut fruits in a fridge, and keep overnight.
- Before serving, garnish the juice with fruit slices.
Serve – 3
- 2 cups Orange Juice
- 2 cups Cold Water
- 2 cups Orange Sherbet
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 3 cups Ice (crushed)
- Place the orange juice, water, orange sherbet, vanilla, sugar, and ice in a food processor and blend until smooth.
Serve – 6
- 1 small Honeydew Melon
- ½ cup seedless Red Grapes
- ½ cup Lime Juice
- ½ cup Honey
- 2 cups Sparkling Water
- Remove the seeds from the lemon and cut the flesh into one inch cubes.
- Refrigerate the lemon and grapes for one hour.
- Place the frozen fruits in a blender along with the limejuice and honey, and blend until smooth.
- Add water and blend again.
- Serve immediately.
Serve – 3
- 1 to 2 cups seedless Watermelon Chunks
- 1 tbsp Honey
- Fresh mint leaves to taste
- 1 cup Lemon Yogurt
- A dash of Cinnamon
- Take the watermelon chunks, honey, and mint in a food processor and blend.
- Add the yogurt and cinnamon and then blend again.
Serve – 1 to 2
- 6 Green Tea teabags
- 6 cup Cold water
- 2 ripe Peaches (pitted and sliced)
- Any sweetener as per taste
- Mint sprig for garnishing
- Place the peaches along with the water in a saucepan and bring it to a boil.
- Place the teabags in a teapot. Over the teabags, pour the water and peaches.
- Steep the teabags for 6 minutes and then add any sweetener. Set the tea aside to cool.
- Keep for refrigeration until thoroughly chilled.
- Pour into glasses, garnish with mint sprigs, and serve.
Serve - 6