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Published On: May 8, 2019 05:30 PM NPT By: Republica

Cool mocktail recipes to cool down your summer

Cool mocktail recipes to cool down your summer

 

Its summer time and it’s always fulfilling, if you get to quench your thirst with delicious mocktail, isn’t it? And it would be a delight, if you get to make it at home. So, here we have compiled five cool recipes that you can make at home.

 

Cucumber Mint Lemonade

Ingredients:

Cucumber: 1

Lemon Juice: 1 Cup

Sugar or Sweetner: Three-fourth cup

Fresh mint leaves: half cup

Water: 6 cups

Lemon: 1

Instructions

Chop half the cucumber and add to large sauce pot. Add lemon juice, sugar, and half of the mint leaves. Place the pot over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove, pour liquid through a fine mesh strainer to remove cucumber and mint. Add the liquid, water, sliced cucumber, sliced lemon, and the remaining mint leaves to a large pitcher. Stir and serve cold.

Mango Basil Cooler

Ingredients:

Ripe Mango-Peeled and Cubed: 1

Basil Leaves: one fourth cup

Sugar or Sweetner: 4 tbsp

Soda

Ice

Instructions:

Add mango, basil and sugar in a blender to make smooth puree. Add 2 tbsp of puree in a glass. Top with soda and ice. Garnish with basil leaves and serve.

Spiced Cider Punch

Ingredients:

Apple Cider: 30 ml

Orange Juice: 350 ml

Ginger Ale: 300 ml

Ground Allspice: 1 tsp

Ground Cinnamon: 1 tsp

Fine Sugar: 2 tbsp

Instructions:

Add sugar, spices and apple cider in a saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Refrigerate until cold. Take a chilled glass pour orange juice, ginger ale and spiced apple cider liquid. Add ice cubes, garnish with sliced orange and served chilled.

Sparkling Cranberry Punch

Ingredients:

Cranberry Juice: 4 cups

Lemonade: 2 cups

Ginger Ale: 2 cups

Fresh Cranberries

Mint leaves for garnishing

Instructions:

Combine cranberry juice and lemonade in glass dispenser. Let it chill. Stir in the ginger ale. Float cranberries and lemonade chunks in punch and add ice cubes. Serve cold with garnishing.

Watermelon Mojito

Ingredients:

Water Melon cut into chunks

Fresh Lime Juice: One third cup

Simple syrup (made with coconut, cane or raw brown sugar): 30 ml

 Mint Leaves for garnishing

Instructions:

Add watermelon chunks to food processor or high speed blender until smooth. Pour the pureed watermelon into a large pitcher and add the lime juice, muddled mint leaves and stir. Stir vigorously. Taste and add the appropriate amount of simple syrup based on the sweetness of your watermelon, up to half cup simple syrup. Stir again. Serve in ice-filled glass.

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