Top 5 non-alcoholic drinks recipe to kick off the weekend

Top 5 non-alcoholic drinks recipe to kick off the weekend

Need something simple and refreshing to enjoy or impress your guests this weekend? The following refreshing non-alcoholic drinks recipe will make you feel like you’re on vacation! 

1. Mint lemonade recipe

A simple, refreshing mint lemonade and is easy to make. 

Ingredients

  • Fresh mint leaves – 15-20 g
  • lemon – 1 pc
  • sugar – 100g
  • water – 1 liter.

Preparation

  • Squeeze the juice from the lemons.
  • Prepare sugar syrup: You should boil a glass of water and stir the sugar until completely dissolved.
  • Separate the mint leaves from the stems and slice the leaves.
  • In a large bowl, mix lemon juice, sugar syrup, water, and fresh-cut mint leaves.
  • Stir and put the finished mixture in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • Filter the cooled mint lemonade drink from lemon seeds and mint leaves.
  • When serving, you can decorate with fresh mint leaves and lemon slices. 
  • Enjoy with light snacks of your choice.

Tip: You can use honey as the sweetener if you’d like sugar.

2. Non-Alcoholic Gløgg

This is an amazing non-alcoholic drink that will give you smooth and aromatic tasty due to the spices.

Ingredients

  • Black tea – 0.3 liters
  • Cherry juice – 0.15 ml
  • Apple juice – 0.15 ml 
  • Spices: cinnamon sticks, ground nutmeg, cloves, star anise;
  • Honey or Jerusalem artichoke syrup – to taste.

Preparation

  • Mix the black tea with cherry and apple juices and bring to a boil.
  • Add spices and cook in a low simmer for another 10-15 minutes and allow to infuse.
  • Turn off heat, filter out spices, and add the honey or Jerusalem artichoke syrup
  • Serve warm to enjoy

3. Citrus watermelon cocktail

Anyone who loves watermelon will be happy about this cocktail.

Ingredients

  • Lemon – 1 piece
  • Orange – 1 piece
  • Watermelon – 1 kg

Preparation

  1. Squeeze the juice from the lemon and orange.
  2. Peel the watermelon and chop the flesh into small pieces.
  3. In a blender, combine the watermelon flesh, orange, and lemon juice and blend until smooth; you should get a homogeneous mixture.
  4. Refrigerate for 30-40 minutes.
  5. Serve chilled.
  6. Cheers!

4. Hawaiian cocktail

I love this cocktail because bananas and oranges are my favorite fruits; at the same time, the recipe is quite simple and so delicious.

Ingredients

  • Banana – One medium ripe banana
  • Pineapple juice – 100 ml
  • Orange juice – 100 ml
  • Pomegranate syrup or Cranberry – 1 tsp

Preparation

  • Peel the banana and cut it into slices.
  • Mix all ingredients in a blender.
  • Serve in a glass with ice.
  • Cheers!

Tip: You can use your favorite fruits like berries, kiwis, mangoes, and others.

5. Lavender lemonade

This is not just lemonade but also a deliciously aromatic, refreshing, and beautiful non-alcoholic drink.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup of lavender flower buds
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 3 cups of water
  • 4 cups of lemon juice.

Preparation

  • To prepare sugar syrup: Add the sugar to boiling water to dissolve completely.
  • Add lavender to the sugar syrup and leave to infuse for 10-20 minutes.
  • Combine the lavender syrup with lemon juice.
  • Serve the drink chilled with ice cubes.
  • Cheers!

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