12 thirst-quenching agua fresca recipes

12 thirst-quenching agua fresca recipes that are perfect for summertime.

Agua fresca (“fresh water” in Spanish) is a Mexican non-alcoholic drink made with fruit, sugar and waterIt’s cool, refreshing, delicious, easy to make and requires only a few ingredients, a blender,  and a fine-mesh sieve to strain the pulp. 

You can use just about any fruit: strawberries, cantaloupe, pineapple, watermelon, etc. Look for the ripest fruit available—the riper the fruit, the less sugar you’ll have to add to the recipe.

Whip up a few batches of these colorful agua fresca recipes and serve them at barbecues, picnics, pool parties and family gatherings.

Are you a fan of agua fresca? What is your favorite flavor? Try out one of these recipes or mix up your own! :)

A huge thanks to our talented bloggers who shared their fresh and fruity agua fresca recipes with us!

1 – Peach Agua Fresca by Little Spice Jar

12 Thirst-Quenching Agua Fresca Recipes

Subtly sweet and refined sugar free, this is a healthy, delicious and cooling summer beverage!

2- Kiwi Agua Fresca by Averie Cooks


This kiwi agua fresca will be your new favorite drink: naturally sweet, refreshing and really simple! Try it today!

3- Watermelon Agua Fresca by Iowa Girl Eats


Watermelon is naturally sweet and eliminates the need for added sugar. Just add some freshly squeezed lime juice for a touch of tartness.

4- Mango Pineapple Agua Fresca by Pineapple and Coconut


Serve it with your favorite Mexican food for a refreshing beverage to cool your taste buds. Pineapple and mango make this drink practically irresistible!

5- Cantaloupe Agua Fresca by The Little Epicurean


Keep a pitcher of cantaloupe agua fresca in the fridge as a tasty alternative to super sugary soda and juices

6- Berry Rosehip Chia  Agua Fresca by Gourmande in the Kitchen


There is nothing like a berry rosehip chia agua fresca on a hot day!

7- Honeydew and Raspberry Agua Fresca by Wanderlust


Once you try this you’ll start making it all the time!

8 – Papaya Lime Agua Fresca by The View from Great Island


A cooling mix of honeydew and raspberries, blended with a touch of lime to make a refreshing drink.

9- Horchata by The Meaning of Pie


Planning a staycation? This horchata will make you feel like you’re in Mexico City.

10- Sparkling Blackberry Mint Aguas Frescas by The Novice Chef


A refreshing drink that’s as delicious as it looks!

11- Strawberry Pineapple Agua Frescas by Just Putzing


This strawberry pineapple agua fresca is amazingly delicious!

12- Cucumber Agua Fresca by Plants on the Plate


Bring a taste of your fave taqueria home with this cucumber aqua fresca!