Frozen mocktail recipe ideas: How to make cocktails without alcohol
Mixing cocktails at home this summer couldn’t be easier – and if you’re looking to go alcohol-free, we’ve got you covered. With a good blender and just a handful of ingredients you’ll be able to whip up fantastic frozen cocktails without alcohol in no time at all. Read on for our straightforward guide to two alcohol-free cocktails to make at home: the ever-popular margarita and a refreshing daiquiri.
How to make frozen mocktails at home
It goes without saying that you’ll need ice (or frozen fruit) when you’re mixing cocktails at home that are frozen, but you’ll also need the perfect blender. Take your time choosing yours (if you don’t already have one), as this handy piece of kitchen equipment is useful for lots of other tasks, too.
Frozen alcohol-free margarita mocktail recipe: the ingredients
The first of our refreshing cocktails without alcohol has just three simple steps and some delicious ingredients.
You will need:
120ml lime juice
120ml lemon juice
600g crushed ice
32g caster sugar
How to make a frozen alcohol-free margarita:
First, you need to create a lemon-lime mixture. Simply blend your lime juice, lemon juice, sugar, and ice in a high-powered blender until the mixture is slushy.
Next, prepare the glasses. Wipe the rim of your glass with a lime wedge and dip it into coarse salt on a plate until the edge is coated.
Add your lemon-lime mix and top up with fizzy water.
Tip: Why not garnish your mocktail with a slice of lime?
Frozen alcohol-free daiquiri mocktail recipe: the ingredients
The second of our homemade mocktails is also simple to make.
You will need:
125g frozen strawberries, tops cut off
1 tbsp syrup (water and sugar)
100ml soda water
Juice of half a lime
How to make a frozen alcohol-free daiquiri in 5 simple steps
First, you need to make a syrup. Mix equal parts water and sugar, heating them in a pan together until the sugar dissolves.
Allow your strawberries to sit out of the freezer for around 10 minutes.
Add your strawberries, syrup, soda water and lime juice to a blender.
Blend your ingredients until they create a smooth, icy mix.
Now all you have to do is serve your homemade mocktails. Add your frozen daiquiri to a glass and enjoy. Why not garnish your mocktail with some mint leaves or fresh strawberries?