Recipe: Peach Nectar Beverages – Three Ways

I like to look for food items which I have never tried and then search for interesting recipes which use them. Such is the case with a carton of peach nectar I purchased on sale at the grocery store. When I bought it, I had no idea how I might use it, but I knew that I would find some cool new recipes in which to use it!

Here are three great cold beverages which use peach nectar. Each recipe features this lovely nectar in a different way. 

  • The Peachy Mimosa uses orange juice and sparkling wine,
  • The Sparkling Peach Punch uses ginger ale and lemon-lime soda,
  • The Peached Iced Tea used brewed tea and lemon juice.

There’s something for everyone in this trio of peach nectar beverages.

 Peachy Mimosa

Peachy Mimosa, Courtesy:
Peachy Mimosa, Courtesy:

2 cups orange juice, chilled
2 cups peach nectar, chilled
1 liter champagne or sparkling wine, chilled

Directions: In large pitcher, mix orange juice and peach nectar.  Pour champagne into glasses until half full. Fill glasses with juice mixture.  Yield: 12 servings

Sparkling Peach Punch

Sparkling Peach Punch, Courtesy:
Sparkling Peach Punch, Courtesy:

46 oz. peach nectar, chilled
1 liter ( 4 1/4 cups) ginger ale, chilled
1 liter (4 1/4 cups) lemon-lime soda, chilled

Directions: In punch bowl or large pitcher, mix all ingredients. Serve immediately.     Yield: 20 servings


Peached Iced Tea

Peached Iced Tea, Courtesy:
Peached Iced Tea, Courtesy:


3 (11.5-ounce) cans peach nectar
2 quarts brewed tea
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

Directions: Stir together all ingredients; chill until ready to serve.  Yield: 3/4 gallon



Aren’t they all just peachy?



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