Homemade soft drinks recipes. Master Class #34

Homemade soft drinks recipes. Master Class #34

On a hot summer day, you especially want freshness and coolness. At this time, vitamin lemonades with your favorite berries and fruits are indispensable. The variety of recipes leaves a huge scope for culinary experiments, so it’s easy to choose a drink that the whole family will like. Homemade soft drinks recipes.

#1. Strawberry lemonade with mint

A bright and delicious strawberry drink, refreshing and light. Strawberry lemonade with mint is easy to quench thirst, nourish with useful substances, and will please with a pleasant taste.

Strawberry 10.58oz
Lemon 1 pc.
Fresh mint 3 tablespoons
Sugar 3.53oz
Water 5 cups

To make strawberry lemonade, it is recommended to use ripe, bright, and sweet strawberries (without flaws and damage). Lemon in the recipe can be replaced with pieces of lime or orange. If you are making lemonade for an adult company, you can add a few ice cubes to the glass.

Grind strawberries (3.53oz) with a combine or blender to a puree state, and put the mass in a deep saucepan.
Add the pieces of the remaining fruits to the pan.
Grind 1/2 piece of lemon into thin plates, and add to the total mass. Add the mint sprigs, having previously tied them into a bundle.
Add a glass of boiling water. Cover the saucepan with a lid, leave for 40-60 minutes.
Extract the mint sprigs from the strawberry mass, and add the juice of half a lemon and sugar.
Top up the recommended amount of purified cool water, and filter the workpiece. We pour the strawberry drink into glass containers. Cool for 1 hour. Enjoy your meal!

juice. Photo from pixabay

#2.Pumpkin juice with lemon. Homemade soft drinks recipes.

If you like pumpkin juice with pulp — then this recipe is for you! The juice is natural and healthy prepared independently at home and from proven ingredients.

Ingredients for 5 servings:
Pumpkin 17.64oz
Lemon 3.53 oz (or 3 tablespoons lemon juice)
Sugar 3.53oz
Water 4 cups


Cooking time 1 hour 15 minutes

Prepare the necessary ingredients.
Pour sugar into a saucepan. Pour clean cold water into the same place. Put the pan on high heat and bring the water and sugar to a boil.
During this time, peel the pumpkin and remove the fibrous pulp with seeds. Grate the pumpkin on a fine grater.
Transfer the pumpkin to the boiling syrup.
Let the syrup boil and cook the pumpkin for 1 minute. Remove the pan from the stove and let the pumpkin cool completely.
Squeeze 3 tablespoons of lemon juice. When the pumpkin cools down, pour lemon juice into the pan. Beat the pumpkin with an immersion blender until smooth. You can also use a stationary blender for this purpose.
Pumpkin juice with pulp is ready!
You need to store pumpkin juice in the refrigerator in a closed bottle.
As you can see, homemade pumpkin juice requires a minimum of ingredients and time, and what a delicious and healthy drink it turns out to be in the end.
Enjoy your meal!

#3. Lavender lemonade. Homemade soft drinks recipes.

Another refreshing floral drink. Dried lavender should be ground with sugar, pour hot water, and leave for 1 hour. Add carbonated water and lemon juice to the resulting infusion. That’s it, the lavender lemonade is ready! Lavender lemonade is a pleasant tonic drink.

Ingredients for 4 servings:
dried lavender 3 teaspoons
sugar 5.29oz
lemons 2 pcs.
water 3 cups
sparkling mineral water 2 cups

Cooking time 1 hour
Grind lavender with sugar. Pour boiled water (the water should be hot) and leave for 1 hour. It is ideal to leave it in the refrigerator for a day. Filter the infusion through gauze. Add carbonated water and freshly squeezed juice of two lemons. It is better to adjust the lemon juice to your taste. Lavender lemonade is ready! Enjoy your meal!

#4. Cranberry pink lemonade

A recipe for a universal drink that can be served in summer as a refreshing lemonade, and in winter as a warming tonic drink. It is prepared with cranberries and rose petals. Instead of sugar, the natural sweetener stevia is added here.

I want to share with you an interesting drink. In summer, an unusual combination of cranberries and roses can be served as a refreshing lemonade. And in cold winter — as a warming tonic drink.

Berry tea with orange
Berry tea with orange. Photo from pixabay

Ingredients for 4 servings:
cranberries 5.29oz
rose petals 3 teaspoons
sugar substitute stevia 1 teaspoon
lemon 1 pc.
water 4 cups
sparkling mineral water 2 cups
jam 3.53 oz


Prepare all the necessary products. We need tea rose flowers (jam or rose jam). Cranberries can be taken frozen or fresh. Use the sweetener, if necessary, to your liking.

In a suitable container, send cranberries (if the cranberries are frozen, then it is not necessary to defrost them), tea rose flowers, jam, or rose jam. Pour 1 cup of boiled water and mash the cranberries so that they give juice. Pour the remaining boiled water. The water should be hot. Allow the infusion to cool and send it to the refrigerator for 8 hours (as much as possible).

Squeeze the juice out of the lemon. Add stevia powder to the filtered drink (use any sweetener to your liking), lemon juice, and mineral water. Adjust the lemon juice and sweetener to your liking. The drink is ready! Enjoy your meal! Summer mood!

#5.Kiwi Lemonade. Homemade soft drinks recipes.

Fruit and vegetable drinks, where the ingredients do not have to be crushed in a blender. Cucumbers and kiwi just need to be finely chopped, pour syrup and water. Leave to brew for 10 minutes and you can treat your friends! Delicious homemade refreshing lemonade!

Ingredients for 5 servings:
water 1/2 cup
sugar 3.53oz
lemons ½ pcs.
sparkling mineral water 5 glasses
of Kiwi 5 pcs.
cucumbers 5.29oz
ice to taste

Invigorating pineapple kiwi banana and spinach smoothie
Invigorating pineapple kiwi banana and spinach smoothie. Photo from pixabay


Cooking time 1 hour

We prepare the base syrup. To do this, sugar and water are brought to a boil. After cooling, squeeze the lemon juice into the syrup. Kiwi peel and cut finely, cucumbers — thin slices. We put the kiwi in a jug and crush it a little. Add cucumbers, syrup, and water with gas and ice. Let it brew for 10 minutes and serve. Enjoy your meal!

Soft drinks quench thirst, give a special taste to dishes, warm or cool, invigorate or soothe. In addition, homemade soft drinks bring significant benefits to the body.

The formulation of soft drinks is aimed at getting the desired taste and maximum benefit from the ingredients of the drink. Kvass, fruit drinks, compotes, lemonades, tea, coffee, jelly, non—alcoholic cocktails – all these are delicious and healthy soft drinks.