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5 lychee drinks from TikTok that will liven up your day

·2-min read

Lychees are a sweet and fragrant fruit from southeast Asia. While their origin may be subtropical, lychees are all over the map these days, especially in various alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The versatile fruit’s refreshing and fruity taste makes it a favorite among TikTok mixologists who are taking lychees to the limit with all sorts of tasty concoctions. If you’re a lychee lover or just looking for something cool and refreshing to sip on, here are five delicious lychee beverage recipes that are out of this world!

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1. Lychee martini

Dial up the sophistication with this lychee martini. First, add vodka to a cocktail shaker, followed by dry vermouth, lychee liqueur, lychee juice and lychee syrup from a can of lychees. Next, add ice and stir. Then strain the cocktail into a martini glass. Finally, garnish with a skewered lychee, and bottoms up!

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2. Lychee margarita with Pop Rocks

For a cocktail that’s totally poppin’, look no further than this lychee margarita with Pop Rocks on the rim. Start by adding ice to a shaker. Next, add tequila, triple sec, lime juice and the syrup from a can of lychees. Then shake. Pour the cocktail over ice into a glass rimmed with honey, Pop Rocks and salt. Finally, garnish with a slice of lime and a lychee before serving.

3. Lychee rose honeydew slushie (non-alcoholic)

Honeydew and lychees are a match made in fruit heaven. Start by adding chopped honeydew to a blender, followed by sugar, lemon juice and water. Blend until puréed. Then pour the mix onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze for a few hours. Once the honeydew mix is solid, break off a few pieces and add it to a blender, followed by lychee rose tea. Finally, pour the drink into a glass and garnish with a few dried roses from the tea before serving.

4. Lychee mojito

Make your mojitos “mo” fun with lychees! First, add mint leaves to a shaker, followed by lime juice and simple syrup. Then muddle. Next, pour in some lychee juice and coconut rum. Then add ice and shake. Strain the cocktail into a glass over ice, and top off with sparkling water. Finally, throw in a few more mint leaves, and give it a good stir before adding a mint garnish.

5. Lychee green tea lemonade (non-alcoholic)

Filled with lychees, green tea and lemonade, this beverage is a triple threat. Start by brewing a pot of green tea. Then pour the tea into a pitcher. Next, add some canned lychees along with the syrup from the can. Top it off with lemonade, and stir gently. Finally, pour the lychee green tea lemonade into a glass over ice.

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