Summer means spending as much time in the garden as possible - and preferably with a refreshing drink to hand! Follow our guide below for everything you'll need to make delicious cocktails and mocktails at home.
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Try these tasty mocktails recipes this summer, perfect for midweek refreshing drinks in the garden or weekend picnics.
Simple Syrup, 100ml of water and 100g of granulated sugar
125g frozen strawberries,
A hand full of fresh strawberries, with tops cut off
1 tbsp simple syrup
100ml soda water
1/2 a lime juiced
Make your simple syrup. Add equal amount of sugar and water in a saucepan bringing the mixture to a gentle simmer. Once the sugar is fully disolved let it simmer for a further 5 minutes and let the syrup cool completely before using. (You can keep this bottled up and stored in your fridge for a up to a month).
Add your frozen and fresh strawberries, syrup, lime juice and soda water to a blender and mix. If the consistency is too thick, feel free to add a splash of water.
Tip into glasses and top with fresh mint and strawberries.
Piña Colada Mocktail
400ml fresh pineapple juice, chilled
400ml coconut milk drink, chilled
1 lime, juiced
4 tsp icing sugar
Add all the ingredients, minus the lime, to a cocktail shaker and shake! If you don't have a cocktail shaker you can whisk together in a jug. Pour the drink into a bottle and chill.
When ready to serve, shake the bottle pour into glasses with slices of lime to garnish. Delicious!
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