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Kitchen Hack How to make your drinks cold in a few minutes

If you have ever forgotten to ice your drinks until the last minute and you really need cold drinks, there is no need to panic.

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Cold drinks play

Cold drinks


If you have guests coming over, or you need cold drinks on a sunny day, have no fear.

There is nothing worse than having a party well put together ruined by lukewarm bevarages. Suddenly realising that there are no cold drinks to serve your guests with is a classic case of party emergency.

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There are two ways to handle this emergency; one involving a freezer and one involving ice.

Method one:

1. Wet paper towels and cover the bottle of drink completely with the damp paper towel.

Chilling drinks with a paper towel play

Chilling drinks with a paper towel



2. Leave in the freezer for about 15 minutes.

3. The paper towel will be almost frozen, the drink will be ice cold and ready to serve.

Method two:

1. Put ice cubes or a block into a big container.

2. Add some amount of salt and dump your drinks in the container.

Chilling drinks with ice and salt play

Chilling drinks with ice and salt



3. The sodium in the salt causes a chemical reaction that melts the ice quickly and transfers the heat out of your drink and into the melting ice.

4. In a few minutes, your drinks will cold enough to serve!

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