Recipes: 10 Most Refreshing Mocktails

A house gathering wouldn’t be complete without tasty, refreshing drinks, especially in this summer weather. And when it comes to drinks, nothing beats good mocktails – sweet, icy beverages that everyone can enjoy. If you need some inspirations, here are 10 non-alcoholic mocktail recipes that you can try out at home.

  1. Thai Basil Grapefruit and Chia Tonic by Seamus Mullen / Food & Wine
Source: Constantine Poulos / Food & Wine

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice with pulp
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 Thai basil sprig or 4-inch rosemary sprig

 

  1. Caramel Apple Pie Mocktail by Merry About Town
Source: Merry About Town

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 cup caramel syrup
  • 3 cups sparkling water
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 apples
  • Rosemary sprigs (around 6)
  • Golden brown sugar for rimming

 

  1. Coconut Lavender Lemonade by Eat Yourself Skinny
Source: Eat Yourself Skinny

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup agave nectar (or honey)
  • 3 tablespoons dried lavender
  • 2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lemon, sliced (for garnish)

 

 

  1. Nice Pear by The Third Man
nice pear
Source: The Third Man / Town and Country Mag

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces pear juice
  • 1-ounce lemon juice
  • .75-ounce rosemary-infused simple syrup

 

  1. Drink Pink Mocktail by Jamie / Love Bakes Good Cakes
Source: Love Bakes Good Cakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 4 cups white cranberry juice cocktail
  • 4 cups lemon-lime soft drink, chilled
  • Raspberries and/or pomegranate arils, for garnish (optional)
  • Fresh citrus wedges/slices, for garnish (optional)

 

  1. Blueberry Mojito by The Merry Thought
Source: The Merry Thought

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • juice of 2 limes
  • club soda
  • crushed ice

 

  1. Pineapple Holiday Mocktail by Slap Dash Mom
Source: Slap Dash Mom

Ingredients:

  • 5-ounce triple sec
  • 1-ounce grenadine
  • 2 ounces coconut lime sparkling soda
  • 3 ounces pineapple coconut juice
  • sprig of mint and a Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • ice

 

  1. Blue Shoe by Mixthatdrink
Source: Mixthatdrink

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces blue Hawaiian Punch (or similar)
  • 2 ounces white cranberry juice
  • 7-Up

 

  1. Mimosa by Watch What U Eat
Source: Watch What U Eat

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (chilled)
  • 1/2 cup sparkling apple cider (chilled)

 

  1. Apple Pie Punch by Frugal Mom Eh
Source: Frugal Mom Eh

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup pear nectar
  • 3 cups ginger ale
  • 1 apple (diced)

What are you waiting for? Get your mixers out and try some!

Joseph Campbell

Hi there! I'm Joseph Campbell, a Sydney-based writer and food blogger. Follow me each week as I take you around on my food adventures.