5 Of The Best Summer Mocktail Recipes

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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…

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Image via sailusfood.com

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.

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Image via antiqology.com

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.

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Image via manjulaskitchen.com

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!

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Image via HGTV.com

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…

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Image via thespruce.com

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.

 

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