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Is Your Drinks Menu Ready for Summer?

Spring is well under way in the UK and summer is fastapproaching with predicted high temperatures of around 33 degrees expected overthe next three months.

Every summer Iced Coffee makes a reappearance on drinksmenus throughout the UK, with most consumers replacing a hot drink with a coldone.

This year, make your coffee shop stand out by offering valueadded cold drinks to your customers instead of regular canned and bottledbeverages.

To help get you started, we've put together some cool summerdrink recipes perfect for you and your customers:

Ice-Brewing

Ice-brewing (also known as flash-brewing) is created bypouring almost-boiling water over coffee grounds and then freezing itimmediately. It takes just minutes to create and provides a cool and tastycoffee drink perfect for hot summer days.

Full instructions on how to make this tasty beverage can befound here.

Thick Shakes

Children and adults alike will jump at the chance of a cold thickshake when temperatures soar. Get creative and make these drinks super fun byadding things like whipped cream, sauce, chocolate curls and a colourful straw!

Smoothies

What’s better than a juicy and refreshing cool drink on ahot day? Smoothies have the added bonus of being good for you too! Packed fullof real fruit and vegetable purée and available in a huge range of flavours,our SweetbirdSmoothies are the perfect addition to your summer drinks menu.

Just pour over ice, add water and blend for mind-numbing,taste sensation!

Frappés

Frappés are extremely simple to make. They come in a varietyof flavours and are a great starting point to mixing your own more creativedrinks.

To make the perfect frappé, just blend ice, milk, frappépowder and either espresso or syrups (or both) for a fast and refreshing summerdrink.

Explore our fullrange of Zuma Frappés and see what you can create.

We have lots of frappé recipes so feel free to contact usfor more info – or If you’re feeling adventurous, see what summer drinks youcan create yourself and share your results and recipes with us on Twitter @CoffeeMastersUK