Summertime Sips

Dive into summer with a couple of C Mag’s cold drinks

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Summer is a time to kick back, relax and soak up the sun. The only thing missing is a refreshing, ice-cold drink. The flavors of these C Mag created drinks are sure to spark your taste buds and make your summer more enjoyable. Try these recipes at your next pool party, barbecue, or summer picnic—they are sure to be crowd pleasers! We hope you enjoy our spins on these classic summer staples!

Above: Two Classic Pina Coladas

The Classic Piña Colada

Even better than buying the pre-made drink at your local grocery store, this homemade tropical frozen treat will be sure to delight your summer cravings. This virgin Piña Colada offers the iconic combination of sweet pineapple and luscious coconut. The addition of vanilla ice cream adds an extra sweet, creamy frothiness that compliments the pineapple-coconut flavors perfectly.

Serving Size: 2 cups

INGREDIENTS

4 tablespoons of Coconut cream

1 cup Pineapple Juice

2 cup frozen pineapple

2 cups Ice

2 scoop of vanilla ice cream

2 slices of pineapple for garnish

STEPS

  1. Prepare all ingredients and pour them all into a blender
  2. Blend all ingredients until smooth (add more ice and frozen pineapple for a thicker consistency)
  3. Pour into glasses, and add a pineapple slice for garnish
Above: Two strawberry refreshers

Strawberry Mint Refresher

Not just your ordinary lemonade, this strawberry mint refresher is perfect for a hot summer day. This sweet and tangy lemonade has all the citrusy-brightness offered by a traditional lemonade with a special fruity sweetness added by the strawberry, as well as a gorgeous, cardinal red color. The addition of mint leaves elevates this beverage to the next level and adds a pop of color into the mix.

Serving Size: 2 cups

INGREDIENTS

1 cup of sugar

2 cups of water

1 cup of lemon juice (approx. 8 lemons)

1/2 cup of strawberries

4 mint leaves

1 cup of ice

STEPS

  1. Boil water on the stove
  2. Add sugar and stir until dissolved in water
  3. Turn the stove off
  4. Juice lemons and add into pot of water
  5. Mix and taste, add more lemon juice or sugar to your liking
  6. Purée strawberries and scoop into each cup
  7. Pour the lemonade into cups and garnish with mint leaves

Rachel Ellisen’s Secret Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri

Serving Size: 3 cups

INGREDIENTS

3 cups of frozen strawberries

1 tablespoon of simple syrup

2 tablespoons of Rosie’s Lime Juice

¼ cup of ice

1 strawberry for garnish

STEPS

  1. Prepare all ingredients and pour them all into the blender
  2. Blend all ingredients until smooth
  3. Pour into glasses, add garnish and serve

A playlist to listen to this summer while you relax in the sun and sip on a C Mag drink!

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