Sitting by the pool, or feet in the sand, who isn’t looking forward to Summer?  What’s better in the scorching heat of Summer than frozen drinks?  We found some tasty drinks (kid friendly) to help put you in a Summer sort of mind!

When you think of summer drinks, iced tea and lemonade have to be in the top of your preferences!  This first drink combines the two for a fabulous frozen twist…

Frozen Summer Slush

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups white sugar

7 cups water

4 tea bags

2 cups boiling water

1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen lemonade

concentrate

1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen orange

juice concentrate

2 cups gin

DIRECTIONS:

1.

Put 7 cups water in large saucepan, and heat on high until boiling. Add sugar and stir until dissolved; set aside to cool. Place teabags in 2 cups boiling water, and let steep until desired strength is acquired.

2.

In a large bowl, mix together sugar water, tea, lemonade concentrate and orange juice concentrate. Stir in gin. Place in freezer container and freeze overnight.

3.

To serve, Place several scoops into a tall glass, and fill with any clear carbonated beverage.

 

A cool frothy drink always helps take the edge off while you’re working hard on your tan.  Nothing says frothy like a frozen latte…

Frozen Caramel Latte

 

INGREDIENTS:

3 fluid ounces brewed espresso

1 tablespoon caramel sauce

2 tablespoons white sugar

3/4 cup milk

1 1/2 cups ice cubes

2 tablespoons whipped cream

DIRECTIONS:

1.

Place the espresso, caramel sauce, and sugar into a blender pitcher. Blend on high until the caramel and sugar dissolve into the espresso. Pour in the milk and add the ice; continue blending until smooth and frothy. Top with whipped cream to serve.

 

Kids love popsicles but hate to eat their fruits and vegetables, so we found a fabulous popsicle recipe that uses real blueberries.  They’ll never even realize it’s healthy!!

Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Pops

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup Ocean Spray® Blueberry Juice

Cocktail

1 cup Ocean Spray® Fresh Blueberries,

cleaned and rinsed

1 (6 ounce) container fat-free vanilla

yogurt

8 wooden craft sticks

DIRECTIONS:

1.

Combine all ingredients in blender. Cover; blend on high speed 15 to 20 seconds or until smooth.

2.

Pour into 8 frozen pop molds (2.5 ounces to 3 ounces each). Cover, insert craft sticks, and freeze for 2 hours or until completely firm.

3.

To serve, dip outsides of molds into warm water to loosen.

 

Do you have a favorite frozen summer treat?  Share it with us!  Email at [email protected]