Beverages/Cocktails

Whether you’re looking for hot and cold beverages or tasty cocktails for your dinner party, we’ve got it all. Browse our cocktail recipes for some top-notch drinks.

Blueberry Lime Slush

"My husband's family makes a cranberry beverage for the holidays. I changed it up and serve it this way in winter and summer, when blueberries are in season." —Rebecca Bratsman, Tacoma, Washington

Orange Juice Spritzer

"Here’s a zippy twist on regular orange juice. It is not too sweet and is refreshing with any breakfast or...


Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade

"The nutrition department at my local hospital inspired me to create this refreshing summer sipper. I tweaked their recipe slightly...


Honey-Citrus Iced Tea

"A frozen orange or lemon slice in the glass looks pretty and helps keep this refreshing punch nice and cold....


Sweet Raspberry Tea

"You only need a handful of ingredients to stir together this refreshing spring sipper. Its brilliant colour and smile-fetching flavour...

Sparkling Coconut Grape Juice

"This sparkling drink is a nice change of pace from lemonade and party punch. The lime, coconut and grape combination...


Sour Cherry Shandy

A shandy is beer mixed with a nonalcoholic drink like fruit juice or lemonade.

Maple Blackberry Mojito

"This refreshing blackberry cocktail is how you take advantage of prime berry season during the summer months. I've also used...


Strawberry Mimosas

"Here's a tasty twist on the classic mimosa. To make this refreshing drink friendly for kids or mamas-to-be, substitute lemon-lime...


Raspberry Fizz

As a festive, non-alcoholic beverage for adults, our Test Kitchen staff came up with this pretty pink drink. It has...


Minty Pineapple Rum

"This delicious drink is a fabulous way to use fresh mint and celebrate summer. If the pineapple isn't overly ripe,...

Mango Orange Quencher

Serve this beautiful beverage at your next brunch in place of mimosas. Just chill the base an hour before adding...


Frozen Brandy Old-Fashioneds

"Both sides of my family are Midwestern, so our strong brandy tradition is evident in the slush we make for...


Summertime Watermelon Punch for a Crowd

"I attended a patio party years ago where the hostess had a clever watermelon 'bowl' with a scalloped edge and...


Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea

"I grow mint on my balcony, and this refreshing beverage is a wonderful way to use it. It combines two...


Blueberry Mojitos

"Blueberry and lime are two of my favourite flavours, so I added blueberries to my favourite mixed drink! This recipe...

Cherry Limeade

"My guests enjoy this refreshing cherry-topped drink. It's just right on a hot southern summer evening. And it's pretty, too."...


Cucumber Gin Smash

It doesn't get much more refreshing than this gin cocktail. If you like your drinks on the sweet side, top...


Sunshine Lime Rickey

"This is my re-creation of the lime rickey sodas served at my favourite burger place. I even tried a version...


Watermelon Margaritas

"Summer’s best flavours get frosty in the cocktail we serve at all our backyard shindigs. We mix sun-ripened watermelon and...


Strawberry Melon Fizz

"Experimenting in the kitchen is fun for me. That's how I came up with this recipe—I adapted it from recipes...


Strawberry-Lavender Infused Water

A little bit of lavender goes a long way, so be sure not to overdo it! This pretty combo screams...


Nutty Hawaiian

"I came up with this tropical-tasting cocktail on a whim one day. Later, when my husband and I went to...


Tropical Cooler

"With only four simple ingredients, this refreshing punch is easy to stir up in just 10 minutes. I served it...

Guava Coconut Rum Cocktail

"This beverage is so sensational it's like a taste of the tropics in a glass. The guava adds a touch...


Coconut Cold-Brew Latte

"Cold-brew lattes are all the rage at coffee shops, but they're so easy to make at home. This coconut cold-brew...


Creamy Watermelon Smoothie

"I love this refreshing watermelon smoothie recipe and the bright, summery flavour. The key is to freeze the watermelon cubes...


Bella Basil Raspberry Tea

"Beautiful basil and fresh raspberries lend bright colour and refreshing flavour to this grown-up iced tea. You’ll love the fun...


Hibiscus Iced Tea

"This calorie and caffeine-free tea has a delightful rosy colour." —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin


Grapefruit Margarita

"When you add a drizzle of grenadine to your finished grapefruit margarita, it sinks to the bottom of the glass,...