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Holiday Mocktails & Fancy Drinks for the Whole Family!

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Happy Holidays! There are so many celebrations this time of year and chances to raise a glass with friends and family. We have pulled together some delicious holiday mocktail recipes for you to try! These are fantastic on their own or easily made into a cocktail.

What is a mocktail?

A mocktail is a celebratory “fancy drink” without alcohol.

Mocktails are perfect for including the kids into the celebrations, for designated drivers, pregnant guests and non-drinkers. There is no reason why you can’t be festive and inclusive (and healthier) without being boring!

Here are some of our favourite healthy, fun & festive holiday mocktail drinks to try:

Festive Holiday Mocktails


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Berry Little Christmas

You will need:

  • 3 oz LaCroix Cran-Raspberry
  • 1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Cranberries
  • Rosemary

Click Here for instructions

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Appleberry Sparkler

You will need:

  • 4 oz LaCroix Pomme Bayá
  • 2 oz Apple Cider
  • Raspberries

Click Here for instructions

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Pear & Elderflower Hugo
  • 3 ounces sparkling non-alcoholic pear cider (we use IKEA)
  • 1 ½ ounces Elder-flower cordial (also from IKEA)
  • About 3 ounces sparkling mineral water  
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime and fresh mint leaves

Instructions:

  • Fill a tall “Collins” glass with ice.
  • Pour pear cider over the ice, followed by the elder-flower cordial.
  • Top off the glass with sparking mineral water. Garnish with lots fresh mint leaves & a plenty of lime.
  • to change to a cocktail substitute prosecco for the pear cider and St-Germain liqueur for the Elder Flower syrup.
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Slow Cooker Apple Cider

You will need:

  • 1 litre good quality apple juice (unfiltered is better)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • whip cream (optional to be really decadent)

Instructions:

  • Put apple cider into the slow cooker & add juice and spices.
  • Heat until warm, approx. 1 hour (can set to high for 15 min to speed things up)
  • Pour into mugs and top with dash of cinnamon or whip cream & enjoy. Use a travel mug and head out with the family to play Christmas light Bingo!
  • Add 1 oz rum or brandy to each mug to change to a cocktail.

Visit our Pinterest page  for more holiday mocktail recipes, ideas & inspiration.

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