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5 Refreshing Non-Alcoholic Drinks Recipes That Anyone Can Master


June 11, 2023

Craving some refreshing and fabulous non-alcoholic drink recipes to jazz up your summer? Look no further! Get ready to treat yourself to five mouthwatering mocktail creations that are guaranteed to make your taste buds dance with delight.

As a teen who loves experimenting with flavors, I've curated this collection of vibrant and irresistible mocktails just for you. From the frosty and fruity Frozen Peach Bellini Mocktail to the invigorating and fresh Blueberry Mojito Mocktail, these recipes are perfect for sipping on lazy afternoons or impressing your friends at summer parties.

1. Watermelon Mojito Mocktail

The Watermelon Mojito Mocktail is a refreshing and vibrant non-alcoholic beverage perfect for hot summer days. This mocktail combines the sweet and juicy flavors of fresh watermelon with the invigorating notes of mint and lime. Served over ice and garnished with a sprig of mint and a watermelon wedge, it delivers a delightful burst of flavor and a cooling sensation, making it a crowd-pleasing drink for everyone to enjoy.



  • 2 cups of cubed watermelon

  • juice from 2 limes

  • 2 tbps of fresh mint

  • Club soda or lemon-lime soda (Sprite, 7-Up, Etc.)

  • Lime slices and fresh mint, optional

Simple Syrup (Only if using club soda):

  • 1 cup of water

  • 1 cup of sugar

How to Make:

  1. In a blender, combine the watermelon, lime juice, and mint. Puree until all the watermelon has been processed.

  2. Strain the drink mixture to remove any grit from the watermelon.

  3. To make the simple syrup, add water and sugar to a saucepan. Cook on the stove for a couple of minutes until the sugar is dissolved.

  4. To assemble the drinks, add ice cubes to glasses. Pour watermelon mixture halfway into the glass.

  5. Top with 1/4 cup of simple syrup --only if you are using club soda. Skip this step if you are using Sprite.

  6. Top the glass off with club soda or Sprite.

  7. Garnish with fresh mint and lime slices.

2. Pina Colada Mocktail

Transport yourself to a tropical paradise with the luscious Pina Colada Mocktail. This non-alcoholic version of the classic cocktail combines the creamy richness of coconut milk with the sweetness of fresh pineapple, creating a delightful and refreshing beverage. Served over ice and garnished with a pineapple wedge, this mocktail is perfect for teens to enjoy a taste of the tropics without the alcohol.


  • 2 ½ cups fresh pineapple, in chunks and frozen

  • 1 cup ice cubes

  • 4 oz pineapple juice

  • 2 oz coconut cream

  • pineapple wedges, optional for garnish

  • 4 oz non-alcoholic white rum, optional

How to Make:

  1. Cut fresh pineapple into small to medium sized cubes. Place in a single layer and on a cookie sheet.

  2. Freeze overnight or until the pineapple chunks are frozen solid.

  3. In a blender or food processor, add frozen pineapple chunks, ice cubes, pineapple juice, coconut cream, and optional non alcoholic white rum.

  4. Blend until smooth and the ingredients are fully incorporated. Taste test and troubleshoot.

  5. Pour the Pina Colada Mocktail into 2 glasses and garnish with fresh pineapple wedges.

Chefs Note: Too thick? Add a tablespoon more of pineapple juice. Too thin?

Add a 1/4 cup more of frozen pineapple chunks or ice. Not sweet enough? Add a 1/2 tablespoon more of the coconut cream. Needs more non alcoholic rum? Add an extra 1 ounce at a time.

3. Frozen Peach Bellini Mocktail

Indulge in the irresistible Frozen Peach Bellini Mocktail, a delightful blend of sweet peaches and sparkling refreshment. This non-alcoholic twist on the classic cocktail combines the natural sweetness of ripe peaches with a touch of sparkling soda, creating a frosty and flavorful treat. Served in a chilled glass and garnished with a fresh peach slice, this mocktail is the perfect choice for teens to enjoy a mocktail with a touch of elegance and sophistication.


  • 3 cups frozen peach slices plus a few extra slices to be served in the mocktails

  • 1 cup peach nectar, plus more if needed to thin out mixture

  • 1 bottle of sparkling water or a lemon or lime soda

  • ¼ cup or more of grenadine (substitute is pomegranate molasses/syrup or raspberry syrup)

  • Fresh peach slices, optional garnish

  • Fresh mint, optional garnish

How to Make:

  1. Combine peach slices and peach nectar in blender until smooth.

  2. Drop a frozen peach slice into each serving glass which acts like a little edible ice cube

  3. Pour peach mixture into cup until half full.

  4. Fill glasses with sparkling water or soda.

  5. Drizzle in a tsp or more of grenadine if using

  6. Serve immediately, garnished with peach slice and mint leaves, if desired.

4. Pineapple Strawberry Lemonade

Quench your thirst with the tropical goodness of Pineapple Strawberry Lemonade, a refreshing fusion of vibrant flavors. This delightful mocktail combines the tangy sweetness of fresh strawberries and zesty lemon juice with the tropical notes of pineapple, creating a truly tropical taste sensation. Served over ice with a garnish of fresh strawberry slices and a lemon wedge, this mocktail is the perfect companion for teens to enjoy on sunny days or at social gatherings.


  • 1 lb. strawberries, washed and hulled

  • 5 lemons, juiced about 1 1/2 cups

  • Four fresh pineapple spears, cut into chunks

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 4 cups water

  • Ice

  • Basil and lemon, optional garnish

How to Make:

  1. Place strawberries in a blender with half the juice from the lemons. Pulse until pureed. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in 2 cups of the water and sugar, stir to dissolve the sugar.

  2. Place the pineapple in the blender with the remaining lemon juice and some water if needed. Blend until smooth, add to the strawberry mixture. Add in the rest of the water.

    Stir well and refrigerate. Serve cold over ice with lemon slices and basil to garnish if desired.

  3. Transfer to a pitcher or thermos for a picnic.

5. Blueberry Mojito Mocktail

Savor the delightful combination of fruity and refreshing flavors with the Blueberry Mojito Mocktail. This non-alcoholic twist on the classic cocktail combines the vibrant sweetness of blueberries with the invigorating tang of lime and the aromatic freshness of mint. Served over ice and garnished with a sprig of mint and a handful of plump blueberries, this mocktail is a perfect choice for teens looking to enjoy a vibrant and flavorful drink.



  • 3 Tbps simple syrup

  • 8-10 mint leaves + sprig for garnish

  • 1/2 lime + slices for garnish

  • 4-6 Tbps lemon lime sparking water

  • Ice


  • 1 cup blueberries

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

How to Make:

  1. To make the simple syrup, combine all of the ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes or until sugar is fully dissolved. Cool completely.

  2. To make the drinks, place 3 Tablespoons of the simple syrup plus the mint leaves in the bottom of a glass. Using a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon, muddle the mint and blueberries together in the bottom of the glass.

  3. Add the juice of 1/2 a lime, enough ice to fill the glass, plus the club soda to top it off. Garnish each glass with a lime wedge or slice and a sprig of mint. Stir and serve immediately.


In conclusion, these five refreshing non-alcoholic drink recipes offer a delightful range of flavors that capture the essence of summer. Whether you're lounging by the beach, hosting a picnic, or simply looking for a cool and flavorful treat, these mocktails have got you covered. The Pineapple Strawberry Lemonade is a tangy and tropical delight, while the Watermelon Mojito Mocktail brings a refreshing twist to a classic favorite.

So, gather your ingredients, let your creativity flow, and embark on a journey of taste and enjoyment. Here's to a summer filled with sipping on these irresistible mocktails and creating lasting memories with friends and family. Cheers!

Aaliyah Eade
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Aaliyah is a college freshman graduate based in Florida. Since a young age, she has had a genuine passion for reading which led to her love for writing. In her free time, she managers her Social Media Marketing Agency, Sun-Kiss Social!