Modern Beverage Recipes to Quench Your Thirst

Modern Beverage Recipes to Quench Your Thirst

In recent years, beverages have made great strides. They’re more inventive and sophisticated than they’ve ever been, and there are so many alternatives to select from, no matter your thirst craving. Many popular brands are reviving interest in soft drinks by introducing new concepts to traditional refreshments.

Therefore, we decided to pick a few beverage brands that are accessible in dMart and whip up easy to make recipes for our readers. You may have already tried these recipes for beverages, or they might come as a surprise for you. Whichever way, we guarantee that they will not fail to satisfy your thirsty taste buds.

So, read on to find out some delicious beverage recipes you can easily fix at home. These are ideal choices when you get together with friends, or you want to surprise your kiddos. They are ideal for entertaining visitors and impressing friends.

Ice coffee

Ice coffee has been around our beverage preferences for decades. However, thanks to Nestle Milkmaid ready to make ice coffee, you can stir up a delicious drink in seconds.

Ingredients (Makes 1 gallon)

1 Nestle MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk Can (510 g)

0.5 lb instant coffee

8 cups hot water

8 cups ice cold water


  1. Add the coffee to a large heatproof bowl or container.
  2. Pour 8 cups of hot water and stir well
  3. Then pour 8 cups of ice-cold water and continue to stir until the coffee look evenly stirred
  4. Keep the coffee in the fridge until its cold enough to your preference
  5. Fill up a mason jar or any container you prefer to serve the drink with ice cubes
  6. Fill it with coffee
  7. Add 2-3 tablespoons of condensed milk (You can add more depending on your sweet tooth)
  8. Stir really well until the condensed milk is evenly incorporated
  9. Enjoy your iced coffee


You can always add a scoop of ice cream or top the mason jar with whip cream to give it a barista-made frappuccino touch.

Ice tea

This is one of the simplest and the quickest recipes in beverage history. Of course, you can grab readily available ice tea in a bottle at dMart. But, sometimes, it’s nice to add a personal touch to your drink when you are serving a special crowd.


Tea Bags

Honey or Sugar



Mint Leaves


  1. Bring the water to the boiling point.
  2. Pour it into a heatproof jug and add about 10 tea bags
  3. Brew the tea for about 10 minutes and remove the tea bags
  4. Add some cold water to the tea and whisk it up.
  5. Refrigerate until chilled
  6. Pour your chilled tea over ice, add lemon slices, mint and a dash of sweetener (Sugar, honey, or your choice of sweetener).
  7. Stir it up and serve.

Coke Float

Another super simple beverage you can put together that can steal the hearts of many.


Vanilla Ice Cream

A Can or a bottle of Coca-Cola


  1. Add a scoop of ice cream into a tall glass
  2. Pour the Coca-Cola over ice cream
  3. Insert a straw, and you’re good to enjoy your Coke Float

Milo Dinosaur

Milo is a delicious malt and chocolate powder that is often combined with hot or cold water and sugar to make a drink. You may also combine it with milk if you like. Milo has always been one of our favourite go-to beverages at all times. The Milo dinosaur is a fairly popular beverage in the South East Asian region of the world. The best part is, it’s so easy to prepare.


1/3 cup Milo powder

1 ½ cups of milk

1 tablespoon of sugar or sweetener (depending on your sweetness preference)


  1. Warm the milk in a saucepan
  2. Add the Milo and sugar to a heatproof container of your choice
  3. Add warm milk directly and stir thoroughly for about a minute until all Milo and sugar is dissolved
  4. Fill a glass up with crushed ice and pour the Milo over the ice
  5. Add a heaping teaspoon of Milo over the beverage before serving
  6. Insert a straw and serve

Milo Godzilla

Upgrade your milo dinosaur with a few additional ingredients and turn it into a Godzilla!

Additional Ingredients

Vanilla Ice Cream

Whip Cream


  1. Follow steps 1-3 in the Milo dinosaur recipe
  2. Add 1-2 scoops of vanilla ice cream into a glass
  3. Pour the Milo mixture over the ice cream
  4. Add a teaspoon of Milo on the top
  5. Top it up with a swirl of whip cream
  6. Garnish with more Milo powder
  7. Insert a straw, and you are ready to enjoy your Milo Godzilla

Horlicks Banana Smoothie

This is another hit among the crowds. Furthermore, it’s a nutritious beverage that tastes good at the same time. A rare combination if you ask us.


1 Cup of cold milk

1 ripe banana peeled and sliced

1/4th cup Horlicks

1 tablespoon sugar or sweetener

1 teaspoon of vanilla essence

Crushed ice


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend until thick and frothy
  3. Pour it in a glass and enjoy!

Fruity Drink with Sustagen

Sustagen is a nutritional supplement that comes in a variety of flavours. However, just because it’s a nutritional supplement doesn’t mean you can have fun experimenting with it on different beverages.


1 cup cold milk

Vanilla Ice Cream

½ cup strawberries (preferably frozen)

4 tablespoons of Sustagen


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend until combined well into a thick creamy consistency
  3. Pour it in a glass, insert a straw and enjoy

We hope you enjoyed these recipes. Now you can get most of these ingredients at the best prices on dMart. Check out the range of grocery essentials and get them delivered straight to your home—order before 12 PM to get your products delivered on the same day.

If you are looking for some great breakfast ideas, check out our post 5 Healthy Breakfast ideas to jumpstart your 2021.

Madusha W

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