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Top 15 Easy to Make Mocktail Recipes

Cocktails drinks. Classic alcoholic long drink or mocktail highballs with berries, lime, herbs

Do you head straight to the mocktail corner as soon as you reach a lavish wedding? If the response is affirmative, you ought to surely give a shot to this one. Mocktails are the non-alcoholic welcome drinks that are reviving and classy at the same time. They are flavorsome cocktails but without any alcohol proportion. The preparation of these beverages requires easily accessible ingredients like fruit juices, infused water, soda, etc. The light ingredients and various mouth-watering flavors make these beverages ideal for non-alcoholics. Moreover, you can prepare warm mocktails by adding ingredients like elderberry, ginger, clove, etc. These mocktails are not only refreshing for the stifling days but also provide warmth in winters.

Mentioned underneath are some unique and easy-to-make mocktail recipes-

Blue Lagoon

Mocktail Recipes
Blue Hawaiian or Blue Lagoon

This one’s quite a commonly known welcome drink that looks so tempting that you cannot stop yourself from having a sip. As alluring as it seems, its sweet-sour flavors will make you want more, and why not? After all, it is extremely easy to make!

Ingredients

  • Soda- 60 ml
  • Sprite
  • Blue Curacao Syrup- 40 ml
  • Sugar syrup /Powdered sugar- as per taste
  • Lemon Juice- 1 tsp

Procedure

  1. For most of the part, you should take a tall and solid glass wherein you can prepare the mocktails directly. So, in a glass, pour the blue curacao from any label. Blue curacao contains orange peel that gives a tangy citrus flavor to the drink.
  2. Add powdered sugar or sweetened syrup and squeeze some lemon in the same glass.
  3. The glass must be half-filled by now. Pour the Sprite or any other transparent cold drink of the same kind along with the Soda.
  4. Top it up with lots of ice until the glass is full. You can then garnish it with lemon wedges.
  5. Finally, serve your blue delight with a straw.

Minty Pineapple

Cocktail Pineapple mojito
Cocktail Pineapple mojito

Have you ever tried a refreshing drink with a blend of pineapple, lemon, and mint? Sounds interesting, isn’t it? Well, it will turn out to be even better!

Ingredients

  • Pineapple
  • Honey- 1 tsp
  • Mint leaves
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp
  • Soda- 1/2 glass

Procedure

  1. To make pineapple juice, you’ll need a freshly ripened pineapple cut into fine pieces. In a fruit juicer, juice the diced pineapple vigorously.
  2. Then, muddle around ten mint leaves in a blender.
  3. In the same blender, pour the juice kept aside, along with the lime juice and sweetener.
  4. In a tall glass, pour the mixture so formed and top it with Soda.
  5. Serve with crushed ice and mint leaves.

Tangy Coffee Brew

glass cold brew coffee with ice on black or dark background
glass cold brew coffee with ice on black or dark background

Have you heard about some weird combinations that turn out to be amazing? This coffee that is prepared with a touch of tanginess happens to be one of them. Here is one of the simplest recipes among the lot.

Ingredients

  • Powdered coffee- 2 tsp
  • Hot water- 1 glass
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Honey- 2 tsp

Procedure

  1. Firstly, as the same suggests, you need to prepare coffee brew. In a coffee maker, put some crushed coffee beans or powdered coffee along with lukewarm water and filter it.
  2. As soon as your filtered coffee brew is ready, pour it in a tall and fancy glass.
  3. The glass must be almost full by now, so squeeze a lemon or 1/2 tsp of it into the brew.
  4. Add honey and stir until the flavors get fully blended. Top it up with crushed ice and enjoy the brain freeze.

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Strawberry Mojito

Summer fresh drink strawberry mojito
Summer fresh drink strawberry mojito

We all love to have strawberries right? Further, strawberries are always a good idea for a refreshing beverage. So, let’s have a look at this fruity mojito.

Ingredients

  • Strawberry- 1 pack
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Honey- 1 tsp
  • Soda- 1 cup
  • Mint leaves

Procedure

  1. In a jug, muddle some fresh frozen strawberries and mint leaves. Make sure to maintain a pulpy consistency.
  2. In the same jug, squeeze the lemon juice and honey. Stir well.
  3. You can strain the juice and remove the pulp. However, this step is optional.
  4. Transfer the pulpy mix into a glass and pour the club soda into it.
  5. Top it up with crushed ice and garnish some lemon wedges. You can also adorn the mocktail with a strawberry.

Cucumber Cooler

Mint, lime and cucumber refreshing infused detox cocktail with ice
Mint, lime and cucumber refreshing infused detox cocktail with ice

Who said that mocktails are not ideal for a casual get-together? A blend of cucumber and mint is just what you need during a scorching picnic day. It is not only energetic but also contains nutrients that keep you healthy.

Ingredients

  • Cucumber
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Mint leaves
  • Sparkling water- 1 cup
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp

Procedure

  1. Firstly, peel the cucumber and cut into small pieces. In a pan, boil the pieces until they soften. Keep aside until cool.
  2. Then, put the cool cucumber, lemon juice and mint leaves in a blender and blend until it forms a smooth paste.
  3. Sprinkle some salt into the paste and stir. Transfer it in a tall glass.
  4. Top it up with sparkling water, which can be in any form, for instance, club soda or seltzer water.
  5. Finally, you can adorn it with a cucumber slice and serve cool with crushed ice.

Watermelon Lemonade

Mocktail Recipes
Watermelon lemonade in glass cups

I like how watermelons look huge and are actually one of the lightest summer fruits. Likewise, if life gives you watermelons and lemons, you make watermelon lemonade.

Ingredients

  • Watermelon cubes- 2 cups
  • Lemon juice- 2 tsp
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Sugar- as per taste
  • Chilled water- 1/2 cup

Procedure

  1. Firstly, remove all the seeds from the cubes. Put all the watermelon cubes, lemon juice, and sugar in a blender. Sugar is not necessary as watermelon is usually sweet enough. However, you can add some maple syrup.
  2. Add mint leaves in the mixture as well for a more refreshing experience. Alternatively, you can skip this step and add it for garnishing towards the end.
  3. Blend these until it gets smooth and keep it pulpy. Pour chilled water along with crushed ice into the mixture.
  4. Transfer it in a serving glass, use the leftover mint leaves for garnishing and enjoy the heavenly cooler.

Virgin Mojito

Mocktail
Lemonade or Mojito cocktail making

The national drink of Cuba and the most common welcome drink served in lavish hotels. The sweet and sour blend is a treat to the taste buds and also a great immunity booster.

Ingredients

  • Water- 1/2 cup
  • White powdered sugar- 1.5 tsp
  • Sprite/Soda -1/2 cup
  • Lemon juice – 1.5 tsp
  • Mint leaves

Procedure

  1. Cut a whole lemon into wedges.
  2. In a bowl, put a good amount of mint leaves along with the wedged lime and muddle them.
  3. Then, add some powdered sugar or syrup into the bowl.
  4. Make sure that the ingredients start releasing their juices and add it in a serving glass.
  5. Pour Sprite or sweetened club soda into the same glass.
  6. Garnish it with mint leaves and lime, put crushed ice. You’re ready to serve your see through mocktail.

Blue Magic

Butterfly pea mocktail
Butterfly pea mocktails

Have you heard about the beautiful blue pea flower? Yes, it is a major food coloring ingredient used for blue coloring. But what makes it amusing is its color-changing abilities, especially in mocktails. As soon as you squeeze the lemon juice into the extracted color, it turns magenta! Let’s have a look at this interesting recipe.

Ingredients

  • Blue Pea flowers
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp
  • Powdered sugar- 1.5 tsp
  • Sprite/ Soda- 1/2 cup

Procedure

  1. Assemble the blue pea flowers, soak in around 2 cups of water, and put them in a heating pan. Boil until the water turns deep blue. Make sure that you do not overboil it.
  2. Strain the blue liquid in a bowl and let it cool.
  3. Once it becomes cool, pour the liquid into an ice cube tray and let it freeze overnight for around 8 hours.
  4. Once it solidifies, flex the ends of the tray and flip out the blue ice cubes.
  5. In a blender, crush the blue ice cubes and make sure that they do not melt.
  6. Then, in a large glass, put some powdered sugar along with the lemon juice and stir.
  7. Pour the crushed ice into the same glass and top it up with Sprite.
  8. Stir the drink and garnish with lemon wedges. Finally, bless your eyes with the mesmerizing shade blend of blue and purple.

Orange Punch

Sangria or punch with fruits
Sangria or punch with fruits

Relish the tanginess of orange with the aromatic vanilla. Made with freshly squeezed oranges, this drink is a perfect beverage for breakfast.

Ingredients

  • Orange
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp
  • Vanilla syrup- 1 tsp
  • Orange juice- 1/2 cup
  • Ice cubes

Procedure

  1. In a jar, take around five pieces of orange and muddle it until it releases its juices.
  2. Squeeze some lemon juice into the jar and fill it with crushed ice.
  3. Then, pour the vanilla syrup or the vanilla extract. Stir the ingredients.
  4. Fill the jar with homemade orange juice or your preferred brand.
  5. Mix it well and serve with orange and lemon wedges.

Minty Mango

Mango smoothie in a glass jar and fresh mango
Mango smoothie in a glass jar and fresh mango

Seasonal mangoes are our favorite companions, especially since their versatility amuses us. You must have tried having mango shakes and juices, but this mocktail is a bit different. It is made from unripe green mangoes and is yummy as well as beneficial for digestion.

Ingredients

  • Green raw mango
  • Sugar/ jaggery- 1.5 tsp
  • Water- 1 cups
  • Mint leaves- 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Black salt- 2 tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Ice
  1. In a heating pan, pour some water and place the mangoes. Boil until it softens.
  2. As soon as they cool, peel them off with your fingers. Avoid sharp objects.
  3. Make a thick paste with the mango pulp and a sufficient amount of water.
  4. Add sugar or jaggery into the mixture and stir until fully dissolved.
  5. Season it with black salt, cumin powder, and salt as per taste. Now, your concentrate is ready.
  6. Pour and mix your concentrate in a tall glass. In the same glass, pour iced water.
  7. Garnish with mint leaves, and the minty mango mocktail is ready to be served.

Sparkling Apple Cider

apple cider
apple cider

This hot and spicy beverage is all you need for a healthy and fat-ridden body. The addition of soda to apple cider vinegar gives it a sparkling effect, and this combination works as a detox for all the harmful toxins.

Ingredients

  • Coldwater- 3/4 cups
  • Apple cider vinegar- 1.5 tsp
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Soda- 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric- a pinch
  • Ice cubes

Procedure

  1. Pour the coldwater in a serving glass along with aplle cider vinegar ans stir for a minute.
  2. Simultaenously, add the lemon juice, turmeric, and salt into the liquid.
  3. Top the mixture with soda and ice cubes. Garnish with lemon wedges and it is ready.
  4. Alternatively, you can heat the mixture and replace the coldwater with a lukewarm or regular one. Once the mixture gets heated, top it up with soda in a glass.

Ginger Punch

Hot sea buckthorn tea with ginger and honey
Hot sea buckthorn tea with ginger and honey

Besides providing a refreshing flavor to your tea, ginger comes with tons of surprise elements. However, ginger tastes bitter when consumed raw. So, here is a fruity mocktail that is a healer and works as a wake-up drink at the same time.

Ingredients

  • Ginger juice- 2 tsp
  • Apple juice- 1 cup
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Apple wedges
  • Choped mint leaves- 2 tsp
  • Ice cubes

Procedure

  1. Juice around two gingers in a juicer or a muddler and strain it completely. Likewise, you can juice an apple or get apple juice from the market.
  2. In a jar or a serving glass, combine all the ingredients and stir well.
  3. Top up with ice cubes and mint leaves. Your healer is ready.

Pear Kombucha

Ripe pears and pear drink on a wooden table
Ripe pears and pear drink on a wooden table

A kombucha is a fermented form of green and black tea that comes with exceptional benefits. It heals and prevents hazardous problems like cancer and AIDS. Ample of mocktails are prepared by blending kombucha with fruits, but pear hits differently.

Ingredients

  • Pears- 2
  • Ginger kombucha- 1 cup
  • Apple cider- 2 tsp
  • Cinnamon- 1/2 tsp

Procedure

  1. Firstly, peel, halve and core your pears. Place them in a pan and put cinnamon and apple cider into the pan. Bring it to boil.
  2. Simmer the pears for some time and keep aside. Let it cool.
  3. Then, in a covered container, refrigerate for an hour. Pour out the poached liquid in a glass.
  4. Fill the same glass with ginger kombucha and stir.
  5. Finally, spoon some of the pear pulp into it and stir well. Top it up with tea leaves and ice cubes.

Cherry Berry Fizz

Cherry smoothie in glass with mint leaves and fresh berries
Cherry smoothie in glass with mint leaves and fresh berries

Are you aware that raspberry goes pretty well with club soda? This one is a heavenly fruit delight. The combination of cherries and raspberries gives a beautiful wine-like texture which makes you want more.

Ingredients

  • Granulated sugar- 1 tsp
  • Fresh cherries
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Club soda

Procedure

  1. To prepare a berry syrup, place the raspberries, a cup of water, and granulated sugar in a saucepan over med heat.
  2. Stir occasionally for around ten minutes until the sugar gets dissolved. Strain the syrup into a bowl and refrigerate overnight.
  3. To prepare the mocktail, pour some syrup and juiced cherries into a glass. Stir well.
  4. Top it with club soda and garnish with berries. Serve with ice and enjoy the fruity beauty.

Coconut Lime Mocktail

Summer coctail or mocktail mojito with lime and mint leaf on blue background
Summer mocktail

Have you tried a frozen mocktail? You might have, but have you ever prepared it at home? Most likely not, right? Let’s go all citrus with this summerish delight.

Ingredients

  • Coconut extract- 3/4 cup
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp
  • Powdered sugar- 1 tsp
  • Water-3 tsp
  • Ice cubes- 1.5 cups

Procedure

  1. To make frozen lemon concentrate, combine lemon juice, powdered sugar, and water in a muddler. Freeze it for 4-5 hours.
  2. Then, in a blender, add all the ingredients along with the ice cubes.
  3. Transfer in a tall glass and serve by topping it up with maple syrup.

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