10 refreshing frozen drinks for summertime

As the weather heats up, we’re all trying to finding ways to stay cool. One of my favorite ways to beat the summer heat, is to sip on something cold and refreshing. There is nothing quite like settling down in the shade with a sweet, frozen and icy. With that in mind, I’ve been testing out some yummy recipes to give you the best of the best! Here are 10 refreshing frozen drinks for summertime.

1. Watermelon Lime Frosty

watermelon lime margarita
Krystas Life in Food has an outrageously simple and delicious recipe for a watermelon lime frosty. You can even add tequila to make it a frozen watermelon lime margarita for the over 21 crowd. The recipe is straightforward and only requires frozen watermelon, frozen banana, maple syrup, limes and water so it is easy to pull off. Plus nothing says summertime quite like watermelon!

2. Frozen Spiked Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate

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For those of you with a sweet tooth, this frozen spiked Mexican hot chocolate from The Well Floured Kitchen is just what you need this summer. You can make it spiked with tequila or un-spiked for the kiddos. This is an indulgent summertime treat that is the perfect dessert after a long, hot summer day.

3. Tropical Strawberry Lemonade

tropical lemonade
This colorful, kid approved recipe for tropical strawberry lemonade comes from Our Family World. It is a straightforward recipe and you really only need 3 ingredients! Your kids will love seeing a glass with nerds candy inside!

4. Tropical Peach and Pineapple Slushies

Averie Cooks has a fruity summery recipe for tropical peach and pineapple slushies that you have to try. This is an alcoholic recipe with Malibu rum, pineapple vodka and peach schnapps so keep it away from the kiddos! It is a great pool party drink.

5. Grapefruit Pineapple Soda

grapefruit pineapple soda
Women’s Day has a light, refreshing recipe for grapefruit pineapple soda that is perfect for patio sipping! The combination of grapefruit and pineapple sings of summer and the carbonation from the seltzer is just enough.

6. Banana Pudding Milkshake

A Spicy Perspective has an indulgent, creamy summer treat you’ll love and it is a banana pudding milkshake. It tastes like a slice of banana cream pie mixed in a blender and it is so, so tasty!

7. Birthday Cake Batter Milkshake

birthday cake batter milkshake
Cake lovers must try this recipe for a birthday cake batter milkshake from Babble. IT has our inner child screaming for sprinkles, cake batter and fun! Throw 4 basic ingredients into the blender, top with whipped cream and festive sprinkles and you’ll be sipping down some birthday cake magic!

8. Coconut Raspberry Slush

coconut raspberry slush
Kleinworth Co has a delectable recipe for a coconut raspberry slush that might leave you with a brain freeze! This easy drink only requires 6 ingredients and the help of your blender. It is a great option for poolside drinks, a BBQ with friends, or just a refreshing treat after a long, hot day.

9. Frozen Texas Twister Cocktail

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For your next BBQ, whip up some frozen Texas twister cocktails for your friends and family over 21. We found this recipe with HGTV and it is a great drink for parties and celebrations. Instead of the classic margarita, mix these up all summer long!

10. S’Mores Milkshake

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There’s nothing like smell and of a s’mores over a campfire. The Gunny Sack has a delectable campfire approved recipe for s’mores milkshakes that I can’t wait to bust out! This recipe brings together vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, graham crackers, and marshmallow cream and gives you s’mores in a glass. YUM!

There you have it! Try these 10 refreshing frozen drinks for summertime! There are alcoholic beverages for the over 21+ crowd and delightful kid approved recipes. What frozen drinks are you going to make this summer? Let us know in the comment section below! As always, stay tuned to our blog for all things eat, shop and play!

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