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Christmas Mocktails

In this issue:

Berry and Mint Punch

Berry and Mint Punch

Try some of these delicious non-alcoholic mocktails as a healthier way of celebrating Christmas:

1½ litres raspberry cranberry juice
3 cups soda water
1/4 cup lime juice (equal to 1-2 limes)
1 punnet raspberries
1 punnet blueberries
1 cup mint leaves
1 extra lime, thinly sliced
crushed ice to serve

Ice cubes
4 lemon slices

Combine ginger ale and ginger beer.
Serve as a long drink with ice and garnished with a slice of lemon.

*All Recipes from

Sparkling Mint Juleps

Berry and Mint Punch

1 cup caster sugar
1/4 cup roughly chopped mint leaves
1 cup water
750ml soda water
Ice cubes and mint sprigs to serve

Combine sugar, mint leaves and water in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat without boiling until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and simmer for five minutes.

Pour into a small jug and place in the fridge until chilled. Once chilled, strain through a sieve into a large serving jug, add soda water, ice cubes and mint leaves and stir.

Apple Mojito

Berry and Mint Punch

75ml apple juice
75ml soda
1 whole lime
1 spring fresh mint leaves
1 tsp Vanillin sugar

Add the quartered lime, Vanillin sugar and mint sprigs to a highball glass and muddle with a muddler. Add several ice cubes and pour in the apple juice. Top with soda (adjust to taste), and stir. Garnish with an apple slice and a lime wedge, and serve.

Simple Sangria

Berry and Mint Punch

1½ litres grape juice
1 litre soda (or lemonade)
½ pineapple (cut bite sized)
1 orange, sliced
1 tray ice cubes

Combine juice and soda in a large jug. Add fruit and ice cubes. Stir and serve.

Creamy Cherry Smoothie

2 cups cherries, pitted
1 cup vanilla yoghurt
1 litre orange juice
Ice cubes

Place the cherries, yoghurt and juice into a blender with ice cubes and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses or a serving jug.