Raspberry-Orange-Mint Cooler

This alcohol-free drink boasts rich color and flavor. It's a great choice for the whole family.


Makes about 7 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


1/4 cup packed fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
6 cups pulp-free orange juice, chilled
1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries, thawed
Ice cubes
Garnish: fresh raspberries


1. Process mint leaves, honey, and lemon juice in a blender until mint leaves are finely chopped (about 30 seconds); pour into a pitcher. Add 2 cups orange juice and 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries to a blender, and process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Pour raspberry mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into pitcher, discarding seeds. Stir in remaining 4 cups orange juice; serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

March 2007
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