In a bid to help you along the way during Dry-January here are our Top Mocktail Recipes for you to try.

Top Mocktail Recipes

Virgin Mojito (makes 1 glass)

First up on our list of top mocktail recipes is a non-alcoholic version of my very favorite cocktail; the mojito.

You will need…

  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 4 large mint leaves
  • juice of 1 lime
  • soda water
  • Crushed ice

Method…

  1. Crush together the sugar and mint leaves in the bottom of your glass (I use the handle of a rolling-pin)
  2. Add a handful of crushed ice into the glass and add the lime juice.
  3. Top up with soda water and mix well.
  4. Serve with a straw and a slice of lime.

Virgin Mary (makes 1 glass)

If you are a big fan of Bloody Marys then this top mocktail recipe will be a perfect alternative.

You will need…

  • Handful of cucumber chucks
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup of tomato juice
  • 1 tsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • Dashes hot sauce to taste
  • Celery sticks and cucumber slices for garnish, optional

Method

  1. Place cucumber and salt in a food processor and puree for about two minutes, until smooth.
  2. Transfer mixture into your glass through a fine mesh strainer and let it stand until all the liquid has drained; discard solids and reserve the juice.
  3. Add the tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Flavour with hot sauce to taste and serve with a stick of celery and slice of cucumber.

Top Mocktail Recipes

Spiced Ice Tea (makes a 1 litre pitcher)

You will need…

  • 2 lipton ice tea bags
  • 3tsp granulated sweetener
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 600ml boiling water
  • 300ml pomegranate juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Cinnamon sticks and apple slices to garnish

Method

  1. Place the teabags, sweetener, cloves and cinnamon stick into a large heat-proof jug and pour over the boiling water.
  2. Leave to infuse until cold and stain into a serving jug.
  3. Pour in the pomegranate juice, add ice and apple slices, and mix well.

There will be more top mocktail recipes coming up on www.anessexwife.com soon – watch this space.

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2 Thoughts on “Top Mocktail Recipes

  1. They all yummy but I really want to try the Iced tea, thanks for sharing

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