Non-alcoholic cocktails ("mocktails") are fun to make, delicious to drink and great for a quick thirst-quenching treat or party. Even the kids can try one!
Here are some ideas to try...
What you'll need:
A shot glass (to ensure equal measures)
Cocktail shaker (use a glass with a makeshift lid if you don't have one at home)
Ice and garnish (try lemon slices, pineapple chunks, orange and cherries)
Blender (to mix all of the ingredients to the right consistency)
Having an alcoholic drink can sometimes seem to be part and parcel of every day life. If you are driving, pregnant or breastfeeding, or simply keeping a clear head, then why not whip up the non alcoholic version of a cocktail - a mocktail.
Banana Smoothie: Put 1 banana, a pinch of nutmeg, half a teaspoon of vanilla extract, a cup of milk and two cups of crushed ice in a blender and whip into a thick smoothie.
Berry Surprise: Blend 1 cup of strawberries, a cup of pineapple chunks, half a cup of raspberries and a splash of lime cordial together and serve over ice.
California Smoothie: Place 7 large strawberries in a container and freeze for an hour. Put 8oz lemon yogurt, half a cup of orange juice and the frozen strawberries in a blender and mix until smooth. Add ice and chopped strawberries to garnish.