Summer BBQs, garden parties and days away at the beach, these all bring our closest family and friends together – especially when the sun is beating down. But no summer party or get together is complete without a refreshing mocktail – or two!
We have put together a selection of simple mocktail recipes perfect for summer that are sure to get the vibe of sun, sea and sand going! These simple mocktail recipes can all be finished with a garnish of your choice: a cherry maybe, or a mocktail umbrella, or even better a slice of the fruit that really does compliment your simple and refreshing mocktail!
Refreshing Mocktail Recipes For Summer
Mango Mocktail Mojito
A mango mojito combines the richness of a regular mojito with the smooth fruitiness of the mango to create a quick and refreshing breeze of a drink. These are perfect for sipping poolside in the summer sunshine, so why not give it a go with this simple mocktail recipe!
10 fresh mint leaves
¾ ounce Regal Mango Juice
¾ freshly squeezed lime juice
¾ ounce simple syrup
Mint sprig for garnish
In a mixing glass, muddle mint leaves, simple syrup, lime juice, and mango juice.
Pour into a tall glass full of ice and top with club soda.
Garnish with a mint sprig.
Peach Mocktail Punch
Treat your party guests to our fabulous simple peach mocktail punch with this easy and simple mocktail recipe! Garnish the punch bowl with redcurrants to make a stunning tropical drink that is perfect for a warm summer’s day.
1 Vanilla Pod
1 tbsp caster sugar
4 cardamom pods
250ml sparkling water
Pour the peach juice into a large pan. Add the vanilla pod, caster sugar, cardamom pods and root ginger, then bring to a simmer. Leave to cool completely, then strain into a punch bowl or jug.
Add the apple cider vinegar and sparkling water. Garnish with rosemary sprigs, thyme, sliced red pear and a handful of frozen redcurrants. Add ice and serve.
Fruit Salad Mocktail
If you’re looking for a refreshing fruit beverage to give to guests at a party or event, then our fruit salad mocktail is a must. This simple mocktail recipe is not only packed full of flavour, but is really easy to do, too and can be prepared in no time.
½ fresh pineapple, cut into chunks
2 mangoes, peeled and cut into chunks
2 starfruit, sliced
50ml ginger beer
Mix together all the fruit in a large bowl with the Mixed Fruit juice, then chill until ready to serve. At the last minute, pour over the ginger beer and serve with small cups or bowls on the side for spooning the drinks and fruit into.
And there we have it! 3 simple mocktail recipes for you to try at home this summer, whether you’re with friends, or at that day-trip beach get away!