10 Nonalcoholic Fruit Cocktails That Taste Like Fun

Nonalcoholic Fruit Cocktails

A non-alcoholic fruit cocktail is a perfect complement to a warm evening or a summer day. These delicious beverages offer many of the same ingredients as alcoholic cocktails, but without the presence of spirits. This means that you can drink as many mocktails as you want! While there are dozens of recipes and ingredients that make these cocktails delicious and interesting, the following drinks are some of the best, and they are sure to please anyone who gives them a try.

Tasty Fruit Cocktails Without the Alcohol

Non-alcoholic fruit cocktails can be the perfect drink for those hot summer days when you just want a delicious cocktail without the dehydration that sometimes comes with an alcoholic drink.

Apricot Mint Julep

This alternative mint julep recipe is a touch easier and has the added bonus of a twist of apricot and a touch of citrus.

Apricot Mint Julep

Ingredients

  • 2 whole apricots, pitted
  • 2-3 fresh mint leaves
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ½ cup ice cubes
  • Ice
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Puree apricots in blender briefly.
  2. Add mint leaves, lime juice, simple syrup, and ice cubes.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour into rocks glass or copper mug over fresh ice.
  5. Garnish with mint leaf.

Acapulco Gold

This non-alcoholic beverage is tasty and slightly exotic with its unique fruit pairings.

Acapulco Gold

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce grapefruit juice
  • 2 ounces cream of coconut
  • 2 ounces cream
  • Ice and crushed ice
  • Pineapple chunk

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, juices, cream of coconut, and cream.
  2. Shake well to mix and chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over crushed ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple chunk.

Cardinal Punch

Similar to a cosmo, this drink combines the citrus flavor with cranberry but also a little fizz.

Cardinal Punch

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cranberry juice
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Ginger ale or lemon-lime soda to top off
  • Citrus slices and fresh fruit for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball, add ice, cranberry juice, orange juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with chosen fizz.
  4. Garnish with fresh fruit.

Banana Colada

There's nothing like a piña colada on the beach or a patio to make for an exciting, refreshing evening. Bananas update this true classic.

Close-up of drink Banana Colada

Ingredients

  • 3 bananas
  • 8 ounces milk
  • 8 ounces canned sliced pineapple and juice
  • 3 ounces cream of coconut
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 2 cups crushed ice
  • Pineapple chunk for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine sliced bananas, milk, pineapple, cream of coconut, and simple syrup.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add crushed ice.
  4. Blend until all ingredients are just integrated.
  5. Pour into cocktail glass.
  6. Garnish with pineapple chunk.

Princess Margaret

Fruit lovers will absolutely jump for this princess Margaret non-alcoholic fruit cocktail.

Princess Margaret

Ingredients

  • 5 fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple
  • ½ ounce strawberry syrup
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Ice
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add strawberries, pineapple, strawberry syrup, lemon juice, and orange juice.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add crushed ice.
  4. Blend until all ingredients are just integrated.
  5. Pour into cocktail glass.
  6. Garnish with strawberry.

Watermelon Refresher

Watermelon juice and mint give this drink a summer flavor, no matter when you're having a sip.

Watermelon Refresher

Ingredients

  • 2½ ounces watermelon juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce mint simple syrup
  • Lime club soda to top off
  • Ice
  • Watermelon chunk and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, watermelon juice, lime juice, and mint simple syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with lime club soda.
  4. Garnish with watermelon chunk and mint sprig.

Sparkling Rosemary

This drink uses white grape juice and rosemary to make a sparkling drink that lacks no flavor.

Sparkling Rosemary

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white grape juice
  • ¾ ounce rosemary simple syrup
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Ice
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, white grape juice, rosemary simple syrup, and lime juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with club soda.
  4. Garnish with lime wheel.

Peachy Keen Tea

This drink relies on iced tea and the juicy flavors of peach and mango to deliver a satisfying taste.

Peachy Keen Tea

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces iced tea
  • 2 ounces peach juice or peach kombucha
  • ½ ounce pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Peach slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, iced tea, peach juice, pineapple juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with peach slice.

Dazzling Grapefruit Coupe

Grapefruit juice is given an upgrade with a little fizz and upgraded glassware.

Dazzling Grapefruit Coupe

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces grapefruit juice
  • ½ ounces simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Lime or raspberry club soda to top off
  • Grapefruit wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

Rose & Thyme Bubbles

This elegant non-alcoholic cocktail looks stunning and tastes like an easy afternoon.

Rose and Thyme Bubbles

Ingredients

  • ¼ ounce apple juice
  • ¼ ounce raspberry syrup
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Sparkling white grape juice to top off
  • Thyme sprig and raspberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a champagne flute or coupe, add raspberry syrup and lemon juice.
  2. Top off with sparkling white grape juice.
  3. Garish with raspberry and thyme spring.

Enjoy One Anytime

Since these cocktails are alcohol-free, you can enjoy them any time of day. Have one with breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and savor the delicious combination of fruity flavors.

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