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Craft Mocktails
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 24

Crowd pleasing, refreshing summer drinks! A non-alcoholic twist on craft cocktails; perfect for kids and adults! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Lemonade Base

3
cups sugar
3
cups water
3
cups fresh lemon juice
9
cups cold water
Ice
1
bottle (1 liter) sparkling water, chilled

Mixed Berry Mocktails

2
cups mixed berries (blueberries, blackberries and raspberries)
1
lemon, thinly sliced

Cucumber-Mint Mocktails

1
cup fresh mint leaves
2
cups thinly sliced cucumber

Mango-Lime Mocktails

2
medium mangoes, seed removed, peeled and chopped
1
lime, thinly sliced

Steps

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  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat sugar and 3 cups water over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved. Refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    To make Mixed Berry Mocktails: Place 1 cup berries in pitcher. Muddle with back of wooden spoon. Add 1 1/2 cups of the sugar mixture, 1 cup lemon juice, 3 cups cold water, remaining berries and lemon slices. Refrigerate 30 minutes to chill. To serve, fill 8 glasses half full with berry mixture. Add ice and sparkling water to fill glasses.
  • 3
    To make Cucumber-Mint Mocktails: Place mint leaves in pitcher. Muddle with back of wooden spoon. Add 1 1/2 cups of the sugar mixture, 1 cup lemon juice, 3 cups cold water and cucumber slices. Refrigerate 30 minutes to chill. To serve, fill 8 glasses half full with cucumber mixture. Add ice and sparkling water to fill glasses.
  • 4
    To make Mango-Lime Mocktails: Place 1 cup chopped mango in pitcher. Muddle with back of wooden spoon. Add 1 1/2 cups of the sugar mixture, 1 cup lemon juice, 3 cups cold water, remaining mango and lime slices. Refrigerate 30 minutes to chill. To serve, fill 8 glasses half full with mango mixture. Add ice and sparkling water to fill glasses.

Expert Tips

  • These refreshing drinks can be personalized in any way--add more sparkling water to reduce the sweetness, or mix and match your favorite fruits.
  • For an easy garnish, spoon some of the fruit from the pitcher into each glass.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
31g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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