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These Delicious Mocktails Will Quench Your Thirst On Heart's Day
Mocktails Meaning: These are nonalcoholic drinks that consist of a combination of fruits, juices, and fizzy drinks. Festive mocktails are the perfect way to get everyone in on the fun at a party, regardless of age or drinking preference.
Valentine's Day is for everyone and even the kids can take part in the festivities, since it only happens once a year. It's a celebration of love, which needs to be special and romantic for love birds, families, and circles of friends.
And because not everyone enjoys alcohol, I decided to put together delicious and refreshing creative mocktails great for Valentine's Day. So ready your jars, pitchers, and punch bowls–share some love with these tasty blended mocktails on Valentine's Day!
1. Pink Sherbet Punch
Who would’ve thought this fizzy and frothy drink only requires two ingredients? Add some frozen raspberries on top for a more exciting mocktail experience.
- 1 carton raspberry sherbet
- 2 liters ginger ale
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- Scoop out the raspberry sherbet and transfer it to a punch bowl.
- Pour the ginger ale into the bowl of sherbet. Note that the bowl will get fizzy and foam up so make sure you pour the ale slowly and carefully.
- Let the mixture sit for around 15 minutes until the soda melts the sherbet and then serve these sweet mocktails!
Tip: Add some frozen raspberries on top for a more exciting mocktail experience!
2. Sangria Mocktail
Enjoy a nonalcoholic sangria loaded with fruit chunks on Valentine’s Day. Not only does it looks amazing, but it also tastes like you’re on a Valentine island escapade.
- 1/2 orange
- 2 cups cranberry juice
- 1 1/2 cans sparkling water
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/4 cup blueberries
- 1/2 green apple
- 1/2 red apple
- 3 cups white grape juice
- 1/2 cup strawberries
- Chop all the fruits into cubes and then place in a large pitcher.
- Pour in the sparkling water and fruit juices.
- Stir, then let the drink chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of two hours.
Tip: These types of fruit mocktails are best served in a large bowl or goblet. That way, you can easily scoop out the fruit chunks and slices.
3. Mexican Chocolate Mocktail
Experience a milky and chocolaty ride with this truly indulgent Mexican mocktail. It has a mild spice from ground cinnamon which complements the sweet chocolate flavor.
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- 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 2 cups almond milk, chilled
- Red sugar
- Light corn syrup
- Take a small pot and then fill it with the sugar, cinnamon, cocoa powder, and water.
- Heat the pot over low to medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
- Set the mixture aside to cool, and then place in the refrigerator until it chills.
- While waiting for the mixture to chill, pour the corn syrup and red sugar into two separate small bowls.
- Dip the edges of your glass or goblet into the syrup and red sugar respectively to coat the rim with a delicious garnish.
- Take out the cocoa mixture from the refrigerator and then mix in the almond milk.
- Pour the contents into your coated glasses.
Pro Tip: This delicious, Mexican-style chocolate drink is also one of the best breakfast mocktails to try. It has a sweet, rich taste that goes well with breakfast favorites such as waffles, cereal, oatmeal, and pancakes, among others.
4. Strawberry Slush Mocktail
As far as mocktails go, it doesn’t get much easier than this strawberry slush mocktail. The kids will surely fall in love with its delicious strawberry taste and will ask for it even after Valentine’s Day.
- 2 cups ice
- 230 grams mixture of frozen strawberry fruit and syrup
- 130 ml sparkling apple cider
- Colored sanding sugar
- Cover the rim of your glasses in sanding sugar, preferably red. This makes your drink look like one of the expensive, fancy mocktails you see in restaurants. Set aside.
- Mix all the remaining ingredients in a blender. Pulse until they form a thick, rich consistency.
- Pour in the glasses you prepared and then serve.
Pro Tip: Its irresistibly sweet, delightful taste will have even your children hooked! The kids will surely fall in love with its delicious strawberry taste and will ask for it even after Valentine's Day. For an even more enjoyable kids party or sleepover, you can pair these kids mocktails with delicious, healthy party snacks.
5. Raspberry Sherbet Party Punch
A vibrant and refreshing drink to share with that special someone, or even better, with everyone at a party. This is sweet with a nice zest–perfect for parties and Valentine get-togethers.
- 6-8 scoops raspberry sherbet ice cream
- 1 can pineapple juice
- 1 can fruit punch
- 2 liters club soda, chilled
- 2 liters Sprite or 7-Up, chilled
- Frozen raspberries
- Get a baking dish, line it with plastic wrap, and then scoop the sherbet onto it. Place in the freezer until it freezes.
- Pour the club soda, 7-Up or Sprite, and fruit juices in a large punch bowl. Stir until the ingredients are well-combined.
- Top off with scoops of frozen sherbet and raspberries before serving at your mocktails party.
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6. Cherry Bomb Mocktail
Cherry bomb mocktail makes a perfect drink to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, thanks to its bright and gorgeous red color. It’s simple to make but sure to impress.
- 4 maraschino cherries
- 1 liter lemon-lime soda
- 2 Tbsp. lime juice
- 30 ml grenadine
- Combine the lime juice, grenadine, and soda in a pitcher and stir.
- Add ice to a lowball glass then pour in some of the juice mix you made.
- Top off with cherries and your simple mocktails drinks are ready to be served.
7. Rose Lemon Spritzer
Originally, this recipe calls for vodka, but you’re free to omit it and make this sophisticated drink suitable for everyone. Fresh roses are optional but this small touch makes a big difference.
- 2 Tbsp. rose water
- 2 Tbsp. honey
- 1 cup sparkling water
- 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
- Fresh rose petals
- Pomegranate juice (for added color)
- Add all ingredients, except for the rose petals, in a cocktail shaker then mix.
- Pour the drink in a highball glass and then garnish with rose petals.
Tip: If you're into vegan mocktails, replace the honey with agave.
8. Lava Flow
Fresh strawberries, pineapple juice, and coconut cream come together to make this awesomely sweet and creamy drink. It’s an easy mocktail recipe to whip up on Valentine’s Day.
- 100 ml pineapple juice
- 60 ml simple syrup
- 100 ml coconut cream
- 30 ml lime juice
- 7 large strawberries
- Pulse the coconut cream, pineapple juice, and ice in a blender. Pour in a small container then set aside.
- Next, blend the lime juice, simple syrup, strawberries, and ice. Pour in a small container then set aside.
- Pour the two mixtures in a glass alternately. You should form multiple layers of the two mixtures.
- Top off with fresh strawberries.
9. Italian Cream Soda
This Italian cream soda will refresh you with every sip. Also, the red ombre effect makes this one of the most chic and classy drinks you could ever serve.
- 1 Tbsp. heavy cream
- 3 Tbsp. flavored syrup
- Sparkling water
- Pour the syrup at the bottom of a tall glass.
- Next, add in some ice cubes.
- Then, pour in the sparkling water until the glass is full.
- Top off with heavy cream.
10. Grapefruit and Rosemary Mocktail
Tired of premixed mocktails? Then try adding this delicious grapefruit and rosemary beverage to your mocktails menu!
Cool off and get cozy with a glass of grapefruit and a hint of rosemary. This mocktail is such a pretty drink to always have on hand while spending a special day with your loved one.
Homemade Rosemary-Based Simple Syrup
- 3 rosemary sprigs
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups pink grapefruit juice
- 4 cups sparkling water
- ¼ cup homemade rosemary simple syrup
- Heat the water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium fire. Continue cooking for five minutes until the sugar dissolves.
- Note not to boil the mixture or the sugar will harden into crystals.
- Once ready, pour in a heat-resistant cup, throw in the rosemary sprigs, and then let the mixture sit for one hour.
- You can keep this rosemary simple syrup fresh for at least 10 days in the refrigerator. Feel free to use it to make other healthy mocktails.
- Pour half a cup of grapefruit juice in a glass.
- Scoop in a tablespoon of your homemade rosemary simple syrup.
- Stir and then pour in some sparkling water until the glass is full.
- Top off with some rosemary sprigs.
11. Hibiscus Mocktini
Delicious blend mocktails don't have to be expensive and difficult to make. This zesty hibiscus mocktini only has three ingredients, takes less than five minutes to make, and is one of the most popular mocktails out there today!
This is definitely one of the best mocktail recipes for beginners to try out.
- 3 cups hibiscus tea
- 6 pineapple spears, fresh
- 3 cups ginger ale
- Stir the hibiscus tea and ginger ale in a tall pitcher.
- Serve these fresh mocktails in individual glasses with a pineapple spear stick out of each drink.
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I hope you enjoyed these fun mocktails as much as I did! Now you don't have to worry about getting everyone hyped at your Valentine's Day party.
These unique mocktails are sure to be a big hit with any crowd. They're also very easy to prepare, easy enough to make them your everyday beverage. So if you're looking for recipes to complete your Valentine's Day feast, these mocktails have got what it takes!
Which of these mocktails are you planning to try on Valentine's Day? Let us know in the comments section!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on February 10, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy