Nothing says summer like the arrival of May Long Weekend and if you’ve been hunting for tips and drink recipes to make the first long weekend of the summer as “cool” as it can be, you’re in luck! Minute Maid has partnered with the experts in the Canadian Living test kitchen to create some delicious and refreshing drinks to keep you cool when you’re firing up the barbeque, heading out on the boat or entertaining your friends this weekend! For a tasty drink with minimal work, an ice-cold “Lime in the Coconut” Cocktail is sure to be a hit with both young and old!
“Lime in the Coconut” Cocktail
Take the work out of hosting by laying out all the plates, cutlery and condiments in advance. By encouraging a self-serve atmosphere, you can spend time with your guests instead of serving all night. Complete the meal offer a cool and colourful blender drink perfect for a summer’s eve.
- 1 1/2 cups Coconut milk
- 1 can 250mL BACARDI® Mixers Margarita frozen concentrate (unthawed)
- 1 cup BACARDI® Superior white rum (optional)
- 4 cups Ice cubes
In blender combine coconut milk, margarita frozen concentrate and rum (optional); add ice cubes. Pulse until blended and frothy, about 1 minute.
Makes 4-6 servings.
The best thing about this cocktail is that the alcohol can be left out of the recipe and added afterwords to individual glasses so that children and non-drinkers can still enjoy the beverage while those that choose can cool down with a drink that has a little more kick! And since it’s all whipped up in the blender, you can make enough for a crowd in just minutes! My boys and I both loved the combination of creamy coconut and tangy lime in this unique beverage and it was a great way of beating the heat!
If lime and coconut aren’t your favourite flavour combination, why not get creative and mix up your favourite Minute Maid frozen juices and punches to create a signature summer beverage? With sixteen varieties to choose from, the drink possibilities are endless! And to help you kick off summer in style, Minute Maid is very generously offering one lucky Mommy Kat and Kids reader an incredible Summer Entertaining Prize Pack worth $150! With coupons for Minute Maid frozen concentrated fruit juice, a stirring spoon, Popsicle molds and to-go tumblers, it has everything you need to beat the heat while you’re entertaining this summer.
To enter to win, just leave a blog comment with your favourite summer entertaining tip! And keep an eye out for another great summer drink recipe from Minute Maid some time next week! I’ll include a special code word in the post that you can use to gain bonus entries into the giveaway!
In the meantime, why not visit www.minutemaid.ca to discover more fantastic summer drink recipes and get other tips to make your summer entertaining as hassle-free and fun-filled as possible! No matter how you plan on spending your long weekend, you’ll be cool as a cucumber the whole time with a little help from Minute Maid!