Mocktail Recipes for Your New Year Bash

By Foodism Team

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Mocktail Recipes for Your New Year Bash

Well while the entire world rings in 2021 with cocktails why should non-alcoholics deprive themselves of saying ‘cheers’? With many States going dry and many people abstaining from alcohol voluntarily Foodism brings for you a range of mocktails that can be prepared in a jiffy 

The DunWell

Ingredients:

Fresh Orange Juice – One-and-a-half Oz

Fresh Lemon Juice – Three-fourth Oz 

Vanilla Syrup – Three-fourth Oz

Passion-fruit Puree – Half Oz 

Method:

Build all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice 

Shake and pour into the glass 

Garnish with a lemon zest and orange wheel

Sparkling Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail

Ingredients:

Fresh Ginger (thinly sliced) – One Inch Slice (plus more for garnish)

Fresh Rosemary – One Large Sprig 

Cranberry Juice – Half Cup

LIVE Kombucha (Original or Ginger) – Two 12-ounce Bottles 

Fresh Cranberries (for garnish)

Method:

Fill four double old-fashioned glasses with ice and set aside 

Muddle sliced ginger and rosemary together in a pitcher or quart-sized mason jar, using the end of a wooden spoon or a muddler if you have one

Add cranberry juice and kombucha and stir gently to combine 

Pour into ice-filled glasses (using a strainer, if necessary) and garnish with sprigs of rosemary, a slice of fresh ginger and a few cranberries before serving

Snapdragon

Ingredients:

Cold Apple Cider – One-fifth Oz

Chai Monbrewcha Kombucha (or other apple or ginger flavoured kombucha) – One Oz

Ginger Juice (freshly pressed) – One-fourth Oz

Method:

Add ingredients in a whiskey or rocks glass 

Add large ice cube 

Stir lightly 

Garnish with a slice of apple with a dusting of nutmeg

Polka Man

Ingredients:

Strawberry – One

Simple Syrup – One -fourth Oz

Vanilla Syrup – Half Oz

Lemon Juice – Half Oz

Cold Brew – Half Oz

Grapefruit Juice – One Oz

Pineapple Juice – One Oz

Tonic Water

Method:

Muddle strawberry into a shaker, top with ice and all ingredients except for tonic water 

Shake vigorously and then pour into a glass 

Top with tonic water and garnish with a strawberry

Pineapple Mint Mojito Mocktail

Ingredients:

Fresh Mint Leaves– Ten (plus more for garnish)

No Calorie Sweetener – 2 Packets

Pineapple Juice – One-fourth Cup

Lime (juiced) – One

Club Soda – Half 

Method:

Muddle mint leaves with the No Calorie Sweetener in a cocktail shaker 

Add pineapple juice, lime juice, and ice and shake vigorously for 15 seconds 

Strain into a tall glass filled with ice and top with club soda 

Garnish with a sprig of mint

New Year’s Eve Punch 

Ingredients:

Ginger Ale – Three-and-a-half Litres

Orange Juice – Two Quarts

Oranges– Two (sliced into rounds)

Maraschino Cherries – Twenty

Method:

Mix ginger ale and orange juice in a large punch bowl

Place sliced oranges on top of the punch and arrange the cherries on top of the orange slices

Mock Winter Sangria

Ingredients:

Pear (diced) – One 

Orange (sliced) – One 

Fresh Cranberries – One Cup

Fresh Raspberries – One-fourth Cup

Pineapple Juice – Two Cups

Cranberry Juice – Two Cups

Ginger Ale – 2-Litre Bottle 

Method:

Combine all ingredients except ginger ale in a large pitcher 

Let it sit in the refrigerator for around 1-4 hours to let the flavours mingle 

Add chilled ginger ale 

Serve immediately

Lemon Lavender Mocktini

Ingredients:

Fresh Lemon Juice – One-fourth Cup

Simple Lavender Syrup (see below) – One-and-a-half Tablespoon 

Grenadine – One-fourth Teaspoon

Bitters – Three Dashes

Method:

For Simple Lavender Syrup- 

Combine half cup water, half cup sugar, and 1 tablespoon dried lavender to a sauce pan. Bring to a boil then turn off the heat. Let mixture cool in the pan and then strain out the lavender.

Combine the above in a shaker with ice and shake until cold 

Strain into glass and top off with club soda

Garnish with fresh lavender

Optional: 

Add a tiny drop of food colouring with the end of a toothpick to get the purple hue.

Frosted Lemonade

Ingredients:

Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice – Half Cup

Sugar – Half Cup

Water – Two Cups

Vanilla Ice-cream – Six Cups

Sliced Lemons (for garnish)

Method:

Mix lemon juice and sugar together in a pitcher until the sugar is fully dissolved 

Add water to dilute and chill

Add lemonade and ice cream into a blender 

Blend until smooth and divide into three cups 

Garnish with slices of lemon and serve

French 75 Mocktail

Ingredients: 

Lemon Juice – Three-fourth Oz

Simple Syrup – Half 

Sparkling Water

San Pellegrino Limonata Soda

Method:

Mix lemon juice and simple syrup into a champagne flute, top with equal measures of sparkling water and soda 

Garnish with a lemon twist

Cucumber Ginger Mocktail

Ingredients: 

Cucumber (sliced) – One Medium-sized

Fresh Ginger– Ten Slices (one-fourth inches thick)

Sugar – Two Cups

Still Water – Two Cups

Soda Water

Cucumber Slices (optional)

Method:

Place sliced cucumber and ginger in a large, heat-proof bowl 

Bring sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved 

Pour over cucumber and ginger and let it stand for two hours 

Strain into a bottle and chill 

To prepare a cocktail, stir together about 1.5 ounces syrup with about 4.5 ounces soda water to taste 

Garnish with a cucumber slice

Cold Cure Mocktail

Ingredients:

Ginger Honey Syrup – Two Tablespoon

Bitters - Dash

Juice of Half Lemon

Ginger Ale – Two Tablespoon

Top off with Club Soda

For the Ginger Honey Syrup -

Add half cup of water and one inch of ginger (cut into chunks) to a sauce pan. Bring to a boil and then let it simmer for 10 minutes. Strain ginger and add one tablespoon of honey and stir vigorously. Let the mixture cool before use

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a highball glass 

Stir to blend

Blueberry Moscow Mule Cocktails

Ingredients:

Fresh Blueberries – One-fourth Cup

Lime – Half 

Sugar – One Teaspoon

Ginger Beer – One (9 Oz) 

Crushed Ice

Method:

Add blueberries to a large glass with lime wedges and sugar 

Muddle ingredients together well 

Transfer blueberry mixture to a copper mug and add crushed ice 

Pour in ginger beer and stir

Hope the above mocktails are enough to get you started this yuletide season? Go ahead and stock up on all the ingredients and wow all your family members and friends with these non-alcoholic beverages which can be prepared at the snap of a finger! 

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