It's hot… there's plenty of fruit… let's make the most of it with some delicious, tropical summer drinks. It has never been so easy to get your daily dose of vitamins. In the following list there is something for everyone – with and without alcohol! For more authentic Antillean drinks (including cream punch, various batidos en awa di lamunchi) please our drinks category .
Now our undisputed top 5!
5. Watermelon colada
- 2 cups of pureed watermelon
- 1/2 cup pineapple chunks (canned!)
- 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
- 3 cups of ice
- 2 tablespoons of coconut cream
- optional: 100ml white rum
Mix all ingredients in a blender and mix at full speed for 1 minute.
4. Cuba Liber
- 100ml cola
- 50ml dark rum
- the juice of 1/2 lime
Mix all ingredients and pour into a wine glass. Serve with a slice of lime
3: Passion fruit smoothie:
- 3 passion fruits
- 1 banana, in pieces
- 1 small mango, diced
- 1/2 glass of orange juice
Remove the flesh from the passion fruit and put it together with the banana, mango and orange juice in a blender. Mix together, pour into a tall glass and serve with ice cubes.
2. Citrus and ginger cocktail
- 500ml. ginger beer (toko)
- the juice of 2 limes
- 200ml. bacardi Limon (lemon rum)
Mix all ingredients. Serve in a tall glass and decorate with a slice of lemon.
1. Mango – Summer Fruit Smoothie:
- 1 mango, cubed
- 1 ripe plum, cubed
- 1 nectarine, cubed
- 1 apricot, cubed
- the grated zest + the juice of 1/2 lime
- 1 cup of ice cubes
- leaves of mint to decorate
Place the fruit and ice together in a blender and blend on high speed for 1 minute. Pour into tall glasses and serve with some mint leaves.
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