Saturday, August 14, 2010

Summery Mocktails

This post is definitely for those of you in warmer climes, and not for those of us shivering away here in Australia! These mocktails are deliciously refreshing, full of fruit, and great for you and the kids. Why not have a mocktail party with your kids, and get them to help make the drinks, and then decorate them in fancy glasses?

Mock Pina Colada

serves 2

1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup chopped pineapple (fresh or tinned)
1/2 banana, peeled
1/2 tin coconut milk

Blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy.

Tropical Treat

serves 2

4 icecubes
1/2 mango, pureed
2 tbs passionfruit pulp
1 tbs grenadine
125 ml tonic water

Combine all ingredients except tonic water in a cocktail shaker and shake well. Pour into 2 chilled glasses and top with tonic water.

Cranberry Cosmo

serves 2

1 cup cranberry juice
1/2 punnet hulled strawberries
1/2 cup watermelon, chopped and frozen
1/2 cup ice cubes

Blend all ingredients together until smooth.

Honeydew & Kiwi Spritzer

serves 2

1 wedge honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
1/2 tbs lemon juice
1/2 cup ice cubes
375 ml can sparkling apple juice

Blend first 4 ingredients until smooth. Pour into long glasses over ice and top with sparkling apple juice.

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Kalee said...

These all sound delicious! I've been surviving drinking ice water and bloody mars without the alcohol. But a fruity drink would hit the spot!

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