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Virgin Mary To Mojito, 5 Easy Mocktails For Your House Party Menu

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Mocktails provide a diverse spectrum of flavors in the realm of non-alcoholic beverages. From zesty citrus concoctions to sweet, fruity delights, these alcohol-free mixed drinks cater to a wide array of tastes. When hosting a party or gathering, it's essential to consider your teetotaler friends and family. By offering a selection of enticing mocktails, you ensure that everyone can partake in the celebration without feeling left out. These vibrant, alcohol-free options are not only delicious but also inclusive, making every social occasion a welcoming and enjoyable experience for all your guests, regardless of their drinking preferences.

Mojito 

Enjoy the energising tastes of a mojito without the booze. Using fresh lime juice and mint leaves, this non-alcoholic mojito is a quick and easy drink to make. A touch of honey syrup provides the sweetness, while a generous splash of club soda adds effervescence. Perfect for summer barbecues, this family-friendly beverage offers the zesty, minty kick of a traditional mojito, making it a delightful and refreshing choice for all, whether you're seeking a mocktail or serving a mixed-age crowd.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 lime
  • 30 ml honey syrup, more to taste
  • 10 to 15 mint leaves
  • 160 –180 ml sparkling water, or club soda
  • 1 mint sprig, for garnish

Method 

Collect the necessary ingredients. Slice the lime into segments, reserving one for garnish. Place the remaining lime wedges in a tumbler with honey syrup and muddle thoroughly to extract the lime juice. Introduce torn mint leaves, gently muddling to release their essence. Fill the glass with ice, followed by sparkling water or soda. Optionally, add more honey syrup to taste. Stir to infuse lime and mint flavors into the ice. Finally, garnish with the reserved lime wedges and a mint sprig before serving. 

Virgin Mary 

Kick off your house party with a freshly crafted Virgin Mary. It captures all the zesty, spicy essence of a classic Bloody Mary without the vodka. Opt for either fresh tomato juice or a bottled version, and embrace the freedom to tailor the recipe to your liking. You can even prepare a pitcher in advance and keep it in the fridge for easy, on-the-go refreshments, ensuring your guests have a delightful, non-alcoholic alternative that's bursting with flavor and perfect for the occasion.

Recipe 

Ingredients

  • about 90ml tomato juice
  • 15 ml lemon juice
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp celery salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 dashes hot sauce, such as Tabasco or Cholula
  • 1 stalk celery, for garnish
  • 1 pickle spear, for garnish

Method:

In a highball glass with ice cubes, pour the tomato juice and lemon juice mixture. Mix it up well. To taste, add the hot sauce, salt, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce. If you want, you can add celery sticks or pickle spears as a garnish. Serve and have fun!

Sundowner 

The Sundowner is a classy drink that is full of delicious flavours that will take your house party to the next level. It's an innovative mix of white grape juice and sparkling water that makes it look like sparkling wine without the alcohol. Adding mint as a garnish gives the drink a cooling scent that makes it taste better over time. This stylish non-alcoholic drink is perfect for lunches, baby showers, or any other event that needs one. It will make you and your guests happy with how easy it is to make and how great it tastes.

Recipe 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup white grape juice
  • 1/3 cup sparkling water
  • Mint sprig, for garnish

Method :

In a wine glass that has been filled with ice, pour the ingredients. Give it a good stir. A sprig of mint can be used as a garnish. Pair it with some snacks and have fun.

Virgin Sangria 

Sangria, synonymous with summer, gets a non-alcoholic twist in the form of virgin sangria. It's a fruity and refreshing option for those who prefer to skip alcohol, including kids. This recipe retains the classic sangria essence, replacing red wine with red grape juice as the base. To maintain balance, seek out 100% grape juice without added sugars, ensuring a drink that's not overly sweet.

Recipe 

Ingredients

  • 1 orange, sliced 
  • 1 lemon, sliced 
  • 1 lime, sliced 
  • 2medium apples, cored and chopped
  • 3 cups red grape juice
  • 1 cup white grape juice
  • 1 ½ cups freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 bottle of sparkling apple cider, or plain seltzer

Method :

Put half of the chopped apples, orange, lemon, and lime slices in the bottom of a 4-quart glass bowl. To make a second layer, do it again with the rest of the fruits. The orange, lemon, lime, and grape juices should all be added. To mix it well, use a long spoon or a strong stick to stir it slowly. Take the lid off and put it in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Fill the pitcher with sparkling cider right before you're ready to serve. Stir very gently to mix. Put it on ice and serve.

Cinderella 

Experience the vibrant essence of tropical fruits with the Cinderella, a revitalizing non-alcoholic beverage. This beloved mocktail has been cherished by individuals of all ages for a considerable time. Its versatility and celebratory nature make it a splendid choice for sunny summer afternoons, picnics, birthday gatherings, and a delightful addition to a fruity brunch beverage selection.

Recipe 

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tbsp pineapple juice
  • ½ tbsp grenadine
  • ¼ cup ginger ale, ginger beer, or club soda
  • Pineapple and orange slices, for garnish

Method : Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add the juices and grenadine. Mix thoroughly by shaking. Pour through a strainer into a Collins glass brimming with ice cubes. Slice the pineapple and orange and use them as garnish. Enjoy.