Summer Breeze

[donotprint] This drink reminds me of a summer breeze, you know the kind of breeze that comes dancing off the ocean tossing salt, sand and hair.

It also reminds me of the song, you’re quite welcome for the shared ear worm ;-)

That song was my Mother in Law’s favorite song and she used to sing it to the boys when they were growing up.

This drink is like that… comforting, refreshing, bubbly with just the right amount of tartness.

summer breeze drink

We’re already in the high 90’s here with heat indeces in the 105-109 ranges some days {sigh} although, I suppose that’s the trade-off for living in Corpus Christi and having the beach right around the corner.

This pineapple, lemonade, lemon-lime, strawberry drink makes those hot days just a bit more bearable and would travel really well in a thermos or ice chest for our next beach excursion.

I’ll be making this for our BBQ this weekend and I thought I’d go ahead and share the recipe with y’all ;-) because I’m nice like that.

 

I put 1 lb of frozen strawberries in the bottom of my favorite pitcher – if you want to make this a bit more ‘adult’ soak the strawberries in vodka.
strawberries in the pitcher

Pour in 2 C of prepared lemonade, 2 1/2 C pineapple juice and then fill with lemon lime soda or ginger-ale.

I love the fizzing!  Beware, pour slowly or you’ll end up with a counter covered in liquid don’t ask how I know
summer breeze fizzing

Stir everything together and chill before serving or pour over ice.

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Summer Breeze
 
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Serves: 1 Gallon
Ingredients
  • 1 lb frozen strawberries
  • 2½ C pineapple juice
  • 2 C prepared lemonade
  • 2 liter lemon lime soda
For an Adult Version
  • 1 C lemonade and 1 C vodka or Champagne instead of soda
Instructions
  1. Put Frozen Strawberries in your favorite pitcher or punch bowl
  2. Pour in pineapple juice and lemonade
  3. Slowly add in lemon lime soda (beware the fizz factor)

 

 

What are some of your favorite summer beverages?

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Here are some of my favorite’s from last week’s Mouthwatering Monday link-up

 

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Comments

      • says

        I served it alcohol-free in a punch bowl with the chilled bottle of vodka and martini glasses nearby for the adults to update their beverage. It was yummy and refreshing on a hot day in Pittsburgh.

  1. Paula says

    Oh my goodness, I can feel the cool glass against my hot cheek now! So very refreshing, I’m printing it off, thank you for sharing this recipe. I’m sure I’ll be making a batch of this very soon.
    Paula´s most recent brilliance ..Birdhouse Cookies

  2. says

    This looks so yummy- it makes me thirsty! I know what you mean about the weather, I am in Laredo, so it is even hotter than Corpus, although it’s not too humid. I had no idea you lived so close to me! :)
    viv @ vivre´s most recent brilliance ..Teriyaki Tofu Kebabs

  3. says

    Looks yummy, can’t wait for a hot summer day! Unfortunatly right now is cold and rainy, pfff. At least your post and pictures made me feel a bit “like summer”.

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