Nonalcoholic mixed drinks can be just as exciting and refreshing as any cocktail. There are many ways you can mix up juices, sodas, and syrups to create invigorating beverages that everyone can enjoy. You can serve these beverages whenever you want and whoever you want to. All your family can join us to drink it together!
Cool, refreshing, and not too sweet, it’s hard to beat the crisp taste of a lime rickey. Essentially, this recipe shows you how to make a lime-flavored soda from scratch, using fresh lime juice, simple syrup, and seltzer. It’s fantastic and inspiration for any other flavored soda you would want to mix up.
Sparkling Peach Sunrise
A simple twist on the virgin sunrise, this recipe switches from orange to peach juice. Not only that, but the sparkling peach sunrise also tops the drink with lemon-lime soda to give it an airier touch. You get the same visual effect as any sunrise drink, it just comes with a unique flavor.
In a similar fashion, the sweet sunrise is an excellent breakfast, brunch, or afternoon drink that skips the liquor of a very popular cocktail. Also called the virgin sunrise, it is nothing more than a tequila sunrise, hold the tequila. Grenadine adds a great contrast to fresh-squeezed orange juice, giving it the ideal amount of sweetness.
If you’re looking for the perfect fall or winter mocktail, look no further. This non-alcoholic punch has a base of apple cider, sparkling blood orange juice, and sparkling grape juice, all brightened up with fresh orange and cranberry. Serve in martini glasses garnished with a slice of orange. If you’re looking to spike it for a harder drink, add a splash of rum, reposado tequila, or Anejo tequila to transform this mocktail into a cocktail.
Holiday Pomegranate Mojito
When it comes to holiday entertaining, some of the best drinks take advantage of the fruits that come into season during the winter. Among the best of those is pomegranate and the holiday pomegranate mojito puts those juicy little seeds to good use. It skips the mojito’s rum, but keeps the mint and lime, adding pomegranate juice and lemonade for a very fun mocktail.
“Harry Potter” fans will recognize the name butterbeer and you’ll be delighted at how easy it is to make it at home. This recipe brings the imaginary drink to life. It creates a spiced cream and butterscotch batter that is topped with vanilla cream soda. Serve it hot or cold, it’s yummy either way.
You’ll also find tropical delights, steaming warmers, and mocktails worthy of dinner parties. Whatever the occasion, from a casual afternoon to a party with the kids, you’ll love exploring these virgin drink recipes.