Just because you’re not on holiday doesn’t mean you should be denied the privilege of a delicious cocktail, (or two). We all know there are plenty of delicious cocktails out there, but what about for those of us who’d prefer to opt for a softer, more sensible version? So we’ve trawled the internet and found the best mocktail recipes we could to satisfy that sweet craving…
1. Virgin Mojito
As pretty as it is easy to recreate, having the recipe for a virgin mojito is essential throughout the summer months. Showcasing zesty lime, refreshing mint leaves and topped with something sparkly, you’ll hardly be missing the real deal with this lively alternative.
2. Long Island Iced Tea Mocktail
Another summer essential, long island iced teas are a must-have for that holiday feeling. It may not have the same kick as the classic version of the drink but it’s sure to have you feeling fresh the next day, which is something the can’t be said for its alcoholic sister-drink.
3. Virgin Pina Colada
Another firm favourite in the cocktail world, virgin pina coladas are sure to be a crowd pleaser. It’s basically a jazzed-up smoothie, meaning it’s super easy to make and delicious!
4. Hibiscus Cosmopolitan Mocktail
For a little twist on your classic cosmo, why not try out this hibiscus infused invention? Once again it’s super easy to make using just a handful of ingredients. Plus you’re sure to impress your guests with the hibiscus flavourings…
5. Sweet Sunrise
You may think it’s not possible to have a tequila sunrise without tequila, but believe me it is. Swap out the sharp tequila for something else and you’ll find yourself with a “sweet sunrise”. It may just be a glorified glass of orange juice but trust us, it’s refreshing and sure to put you in the summer spirit.