- Some of the delicious non-alcoholic drinks you can try making are Lemon Lavender Mocktini, Sparkling Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail, Pear Rosemary Spritzer, FUL® Spirulina Drinks, French 75 Mocktail, Non-Alcoholic Champagne, Lavender Cardamom Fizz, and Persimmon Pomegranate Mocktail.
- For those who like virgin versions of popular cocktails, try Pineapple Mint Mojito Mocktail, Classic Bloody Mary Mocktail, Mock Winter Sangria, and Sweet Sunrise Drink.
- Frosted Lemonade, Polka Man, and Vintage Lemonade are citrusy and refreshing drinks that complement any menu.
- Hot drinks are also great to include in your New Year’s menu. Try making Easy Mexican Hot Chocolate, and Mocha Coffee Mix.
New Year season is coming and the question of the day is what cocktails to include in your party menu. The food and drink menu takes up the most important part of the celebration and everyone loves the classic champagne, but there are also many delicious non-alcoholic options you can try. These drinks are also excellent for children which makes them perfect for the whole family. Read this article and discover 20 delicious and easy non-alcoholic drinks recipes that you can make for your New Year party.
Lemon Lavender Mocktini
This delicious lemon lavender mocktini takes a few minutes to make. In a saucepan combine water, sugar, and dried lavender and bring to a boil. Let it cool and then strain. Voila, you get a simple lavender syrup. Combine with fresh lemon juice, a bit of grenadine, and a few dashes of bitters, and shake with ice. Strain into the glass and add some club soda on top. You can serve it with fresh lavender if you want. For a mesmerising colour, add a bit of food colouring.
Sparkling Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail
Mix sliced ginger and rosemary into a pitcher with a wooden spoon or a muddler. Add kombucha and cranberry juice and stir. Fill the glass of your choice with ice and pour the mixture, strain beforehand if necessary. Garnish with fresh ginger, rosemary springs, or/and a slice of ginger.
Pear Rosemary Spritzer
Pear Rosemary Spritzer is a delicious and easy drink for you to include on the New Year’s menu. First, put some ice into the glass, add a few tablespoons of pear juice, and some lemon-lime soda. Add some club soda on top and stir before drinking. For decor, use some sliced pear and a sprig of rosemary. For those who don’t like sweet drinks, just leave out lemon-lime soda and go with club soda instead. If you want to add rosemary simple syrup to the drink, mix water, sugar, and rosemary over medium heat and bring to a boil. After that let it sit for 10 minutes and strain. Let it cool and either add it to your drink or store it in the refrigerator.
Pineapple Mint Mojito Mocktail
A refreshing and tropical mocktail is great if you love a slightly citrusy kick in your drinks. You need a cocktail shaker but this drink is worth it. Shake together fresh mint leaves with no calorie sweetener. Add some pineapple juice and lime juice and shake thoroughly for 10-15 seconds. Strain into the glass filled with ice. Pour club soda on top and garnish with more mint leaves.
FUL® Spirulina Drinks
If you need delicious non-alcoholic drinks and don’t want to spend time preparing them, FUL® sparkling spirulina drinks are the best go-to choice. Spirulina is a superfood rich in all vital vitamins and minerals, but it’s mostly known for its antioxidant properties. What a way to start a new year with healthy and tasty drinks. Many people make new years’ resolutions to take care of their health and body and you can actually start on New Years’ night! FUL® drinks are available in different flavours and you can order a mix pack to try them all.
Classic Bloody Mary Mocktail
Bloody Mary is one of the most popular drinks but not everyone knows about its non-alcoholic option. For this drink, you’ll need fresh rosemary, celery, Tabasco, garlic powder, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and blue cheese olives. First rim your glass with salt. Then shake the Bloody Mary drink with a splash of Tabasco, a little Worcestershire sauce, a pinch of garlic powder, and black pepper. Pour over ice and garnish with celery, rosemary, and blue cheese olives if you wish.
French 75 Mocktail
This is the easiest drink you can make for your New Year’s menu. For this recipe, you’ll need lemon juice, simple syrup, sparkling water, and San Pellegrino Limonata soda. To make simple syrup at home, all you need is to add sugar to water and stir it over medium heat. Afterward, let it cool. Combine cooled simple syrup with lemon juice, sparkling water, and soda into a champagne flute. Garnish with a lemon twist.
There’s no New Year without champagne and we know you’ve been waiting for this easy non-alcoholic champagne recipe. You would need a few cups of chilled carbonated water, some ginger ale, and unsweetened white grape juice. Chill all the ingredients overnight and combine them in a large pitcher and serve over ice.
Lavender Cardamom Fizz
Start your New Year with this gentle and sweet drink. For this lavender cardamom fizz, you’ll need lemon juice, egg white, a dash of bitters, club soda, and lavender cardamom simple syrup. Start by making a simple syrup. For this, you’ll need to combine sugar, water, dried lavender, and crushed cardamom in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Stir until the sugar dissolves and then turn off the heat and let it sit for half an hour. Strain and let it cool. Then combine this simple syrup with other ingredients and shake with ice until frothy. Strain into a glass and top with club soda if you want.
Mock Winter Sangria
Who doesn’t like delicious sangria? For this one, you’ll need to combine pear, orange, some fresh cranberries and raspberries, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice into a big pitcher. If you want a stronger flavour, let it sit in the fridge for a few minutes. Before serving add chilled ginger ale and you get a delicious winter sangria.
If you’re into citrusy and sweet cocktails, you will enjoy the DunWell. You’ll need fresh orange juice, lemon juice, passion-fruit puree, and vanilla syrup. Mix all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and pour into glasses. Garnish as you wish but we recommend a lemon zest and orange wheel.
Frosted lemonade is another classic drink you can enjoy in a non-alcoholic version. First, combine lemon juice with sugar until the sugar dissolves. Add water and chill. This lemonade will serve as a base for your drink. Add the lemonade and vanilla ice cream into the blender and blend together. Serve with lemon slices.
Cucumber Ginger Mocktail
For this mocktail, place cucumber and ginger into a bowl. Mix sugar and water into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stir until sugar is dissolved. Add sliced cucumber and sliced fresh ginger and let it sit for a few hours. Afterward, strain and chill. For a cocktail itself, stir some of this syrup with soda water and garnish with a cucumber slice.
Polka Man is another tasty citrusy cocktail with sweet subtle notes. Muddle strawberries and put them into a shaker along with ice, simple syrup, vanilla syrup, lemon juice, cold brew, grapefruit juice, and pineapple juice. Shake and pour into glasses. Finish the drink off with tonic water and use strawberry for garnish.
Easy Mexican Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate is a must-have winter drink and we have this easy and quick recipe for you. You would need a few tablespoons of instant hot chocolate mix, chocolate syrup, ground cinnamon, chili powder, milk, and boiling water. First, mix the chocolate syrup, chocolate mix, chili powder, and cinnamon. Then pour in the milk and boiling water and stir. You can leave out some ingredients or add more of them, depending on the taste you like. Serve with whipped cream or marshmallows.
Another delicious lemonade we recommend you try is this vintage lemonade recipe. All you need is a few lemons, white sugar, and water. First, peel the lemons and cut them into slices. then place the rinds into the bowl, sprinkle them with sugar, and set them aside for one hour or so. Bring water to a boil and pour it over the lemon rinds. Let it cool for about half an hour and then get rid of the rings. Squeeze lemon juice into other bowls and strain it right into the sugar mixture. Stir vigorously and pour into a pitcher. When serving, add some ice cubes.
Persimmon Pomegranate Mocktail
This mocktail takes a bit of effort to make but it’s definitely worth it to make it to your New Year’s table. Juice persimmon and chill. If you want your mocktail to be thicker, puree them instead. Beforehand, chill glasses in the freezer or the fridge. Rim them with maple syrup and dip them into cinnamon and fill them with ice. In a separate glass, mix chilled persimmon and muddle pomegranate seeds into it. Then pour persimmon and pomegranate into a glass filled with ice, finish with soda water and serve.
Mocha Coffee Mix
Coffee lovers will enjoy this heavenly-tasting mix. You need instant coffee granules, dry milk powder, powdered chocolate drink mix, confectioners' sugar, and powdered non-dairy creamer. In a large bowl, put instant coffee, chocolate drink mix, milk powder, confectioners' sugar, and powdered creamer. To serve, put 3-4 tablespoons of this mixture into a coffee mug and pour over boiling water.
Fizzy and sparkling, your guests will definitely enjoy this drink. Put blueberries, ginger, sugar, and water into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Then let it simmer for 5 minutes while muddling the blueberries. Remove from heat and let it cool. Strain to remove blueberries. You can store this syrup for up to 1 week. To make a mocktail, fill the glasses with ice, add blueberry-ginger syrup and pour over orange juice. Top off with club soda and gently stir. For garnish, use an orange slice.
Sweet Sunrise Drink
This is the non-alcoholic version of tequila sunrise, also known as virgin sunrise. It is a great drink to enjoy any time of the day, not only at parties. It’s also a great drink to replace your morning orange juice. The recipe is very easy as well, you may even already have everything in your fridge for it! Pour orange juice into tall glasses, previously filled with ice. Add some grenadine. Garnish with orange slices.
What are the best non-alcoholic drinks for New Year?
Whether you’re looking for non-alcoholic drinks for yourself or you’re making a children-friendly menu, there are many delicious options you can try. For example, Lemon Lavender Mocktini, Sparkling Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail, Pear Rosemary Spritzer, French 75 Mocktail, and Persimmon Pomegranate Mocktail.
What are healthy drinks for New Year?
FUL® Spirulina Drinks and Sweet Sunrise Drink are healthy drinks for those who want to start the New Year by taking care of their bodies. Sweet Sunrise is a great substitute for classic orange juice, and FUL® spirulina drinks will enhance your body with all the benefits of this super algae. You can also use these two as a base for alcoholic cocktails.
What are the best hot drinks recipes for New Year?
If you want a cozy and warm New Year, delicious hot drinks are what you need. We recommend going with Easy Mexican Hot Chocolate, and Mocha Coffee Mix.