Summer has arrived and it is the ideal time to consume some delicious cold drinks to soothe the heat of the high temperatures.
Today we offer you 17 delicious summer drinks without alcohol so that all the members of the family, including the little ones of the house, can enjoy its incredible flavours.
These non-alcoholic cocktails have a variety of flavors and colors that will attract everyone’s attention. Plus, if it’s a commitment or an adult celebration, you can add a touch of alcohol to the flavor.
You will be surprised by the ease of preparation of each of the non-alcoholic drinks, and you and your guests will surely feel like having another drink.
What will you find in this article?
- Non-alcoholic drinks with fruit
- Non-alcoholic drinks and fruit
- Best glasses for making non-alcoholic cocktails
Non-alcoholic drinks with fruit
Non-alcoholic drinks with fruit are a healthy and refreshing option, as well as having delicious flavors.
These fruit cocktails need few ingredients and will take no more than five minutes to make per glass.
Try to make each of these drinks and choose your favorite, be sure your family and friends will enjoy them too.
Pink lemonade will immediately grab everyone’s attention because of its vibrant pink color.
To make pink lemonade you need two litres of cold water, ice, the juice of six lemons, raspberries, sugar, a pitcher and a slice of lemon.
As a first step you should prepare a raspberry syrup. Put two thirds of water, two thirds of sugar and one cup of raspberries in a pot.
When the water in the pot has boiled and you notice that the raspberries have disintegrated, pour the syrup into a strainer to separate the remaining raspberries that have not melted.
In the jug you serve a liter and a half of water, the juice of the lemons and the raspberry syrup you prepared. Mix well until all the ingredients have been integrated.
When serving in a glass, place ice and garnish with the lemon slice or some raspberries.
Another alternative with a striking and appealing presentation is strawberry lemonade, whose preparation requires only four ingredients: 15 strawberries, two spoonfuls of honey, lemon juice, ice and a liter of water.
Take all 15 strawberries and wash them carefully. When finished, remove the stem and cut them in half.
Put the liter of water, the chopped strawberries and the two tablespoons of honey into a pot. Turn off the heat when the strawberries are soft.
Serve the strawberry mixture in the blender and whisk until you have a smooth, lump-free cocktail. You can also strain the strawberries and only serve the water from their cooking.
When you have finished beating, pour the lemon juice into the cocktail and pour it into a pitcher.
You can put the pitcher in the fridge to cool it down or you can serve it in a glass with some ice cubes to taste.
To cool down from the oppressive heat there is nothing better than a drink that includes some citrus fruits in its preparation.
The San Francisco is a non-alcoholic drink that requires two lemons, five oranges, sugar, pineapple slices, ice, water and 15 milliliters of grenadine.
Remove the peel from the lemons and oranges, squeeze the juice and put them in the blender.
Cut approximately four slices of pineapple and place in the blender with the rest of the fruit. You also need to add 50 grams of sugar and the 15 milliliters of grenadine.
Blend all the ingredients until you get a homogeneous drink. Finally, serve the water and ice in the blender to blend again.
To present the drink, take grenadine and place it around the glass and then pour in the sugar to give a frosting effect.
Piña colada without alcohol
Piña Colada is an iconic drink that many people have drunk while enjoying an afternoon at the beach or pool.
The ingredients for this preparation are 100 milliliters of coconut cream, 200 milliliters of pineapple juice, ice and pineapple slices.
Pour the 200 millilitres of pineapple juice, the 100 millilitres of coconut cream and the ice into a mixer until it gets its characteristic creamy texture.
Serve in a glass and decorate with a slice of pineapple or an umbrella to add a fun touch to the drink.
The strawberry is one of the favorite fruits for making cocktails because of its rich flavor and the versatility it has to combine with other ingredients.
On this occasion we present the strawberry mojito, a cocktail that, with or without alcohol, captivates those who ask for it.
For its preparation it is necessary to have three big strawberries without stem, two spoonfuls of brown sugar, mint leaves, ice, lime juice and lemon soda.
Put the strawberries, the lime juice and the two spoonfuls of sugar into the mixer.
Pour a few ice cubes into the glass and pour in the strawberry mixture. Next, add the mint leaves and serve the lemon soda to complement the drink.
Orange and banana cocktail sweetened with honey
If you like cocktails with a creamy texture, this is one of the ideal non-alcoholic drinks for you.
Its preparation requires a banana, a spoonful of honey, three spoonfuls of yogurt, ice and an orange.
Proceed to remove the skin of the orange so that the cocktail is not bitter and also the peel of the banana.
Put the orange and the banana in the blender glass and start beating until there are no pieces of any of the fruits left. Once the fruits are crushed, add the spoonful of honey and the three spoonfuls of yogurt to beat again.
Serve in a glass with ice or add the ice to the blender to give it a smoothie texture.
This non-alcoholic cocktail is a 100% healthy drink that you can add to your daily routine.
It is prepared with two apples, 15 stems of coriander, ginger, a quarter of chopped pineapple, lime juice and a cucumber.
Wash each of the ingredients, remove the skin and cut into small pieces. In the case of the apple it is necessary to remove its core.
Place the ingredients in the blender glass and blend until all the ingredients have been completely crushed.
Serve in a glass or goblet and decorate with a slice of pineapple to give it more prominence.
Watermelon is one of the most consumed fruits during the summer to cool down and enjoy a healthy sweet.
The ingredients you need are mint leaves, soda, orange juice, a watermelon cut into small pieces and two tablespoons of honey.
Place the watermelon chunks and the orange juice in the blender until you get a frappé texture.
To ensure that the watermelon-orange mixture is not lumpy, keep it in the refrigerator for one hour.
When serving in the glasses you should put half of the watermelon-orange mixture and the other half of soda.
For decoration you can use a small watermelon triangle or some mint leaves.
Slush red fruits
If you’re a fan of red fruits, you’ll love this non-alcoholic cocktail. It will also provide a greater sense of freshness as it is a slush drink.
To make this cocktail you need lemon juice, ice, mint leaves, various types of red fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries or cherries and brown sugar.
Serve 100 grams of brown sugar in a pot with a little water until the sugar melts and remove from the heat to rest.
Place the nuts in another pot and light the flame until a red fruit juice is formed. Add the melted sugar and lemon juice to the berries.
Pour the mixture into a container and put it in the fridge for two hours to cool completely. It is important to stir the mixture every half hour to prevent it from freezing.
After two hours, place the red fruit mixture in the blender and add ice to form the slush. Serve in a glass with a mint leaf or some red fruit for decoration.
Passion fruit cocktail with kiwi
If you’re a person who loves new and innovative flavors, you may love this non-alcoholic passion fruit drink with kiwi.
This cocktail needs passion fruit juice, two kiwis, soda and ice.
The most important thing is to peel and cut the kiwi into large pieces. Place it in a container and start crushing it until you get a kiwi paste. Serve the crushed kiwi in the blender with the passion fruit juice and blend until you get a drink without large traces of the kiwi.
Put some ice cubes in the glass and pour the cocktail halfway through to complete the other half with the soda. Decorate with mint leaves or mint.
Banana with peanut butter
Preparing the banana cocktail with peanut butter gives it a smooth texture, which keeps out the heat and provides you with various nutrients.
All you need is a banana, a teaspoon of vanilla, two tablespoons of peanut butter, a cup and a half of coconut milk and two tablespoons of coconut butter.
Put all the ingredients in a blender together with some ice cubes and you will get your non-alcoholic drink. Serve in a tall glass and decorate with some banana slices.
Non-alcoholic drinks and fruit
In case you don’t feel like a cocktail with fruit flavors and want a refreshing but neutral option, there are non-alcoholic drinks that can be prepared with infusions.
Like fruit cocktails, they are simple to prepare and offer a host of nutrients to the people who consume them.
Iced tea is one of the most consumed drinks when it comes to summer, because it is refreshing and light.
To make iced tea you must have a litre of water, sugar, slices of lemon and the tea you prefer.
Heat the litre of water, place the tea in a strainer and pour the water through the strainer to obtain the infusion.
Add sugar to the tea and let it rest for four or eight hours until it cools down completely.
When you are going to serve it in the glass, put ice and some slices of lemon to make it cold and to accentuate its flavour.
Tea with chamomile and lavender
Cold chamomile and lavender tea is also excellent for a hot day. To make it you need lavender tea, chamomile tea, three tablespoons of honey and two cups of water.
Heat the two cups of water until it begins to boil and place two tablespoons of lavender and two tablespoons of chamomile in a strainer.
Pour the water into the strainer for the chamomile and lavender infusion. Let it rest in a pitcher and add the three tablespoons of honey.
When it is at room temperature, you can put it in the refrigerator until it is very cold or serve it in a glass with some ice cubes.
Mojitos are known for their variety of combinations, accompanied by liquors such as rum.
However, today we propose a mojito alternative for friends and family who do not consume alcoholic beverages or for children who are curious to try these drinks.
For a mojito you need to have mint leaves, ice, lemon soda, two spoonfuls of the sweetener of your preference and a sliced lime.
In a pitcher serve the mint leaves, the sweetener of your choice and the lemon soda. Mix with the help of a spoon or a cocktail stick and add ice to taste.
When you serve the mojito in the glasses, add ice to taste and decorate with lemon slices or chopped mint leaves.
The tigernut milk is a drink with great refreshing qualities and it only needs three ingredients in its preparation: cinnamon, tigernuts and cold water.
Wash the tigernuts and soak them in water for 12 or 24 hours. When the time has passed, strain the tigernuts and wash them again.
Blend the tigernuts in a mixer with 200 millilitres of cold water until you get a white drink.
Strain the white drink to eliminate the remains of the tigernuts in the mixer and only have the juice.
Serve the horchata in a pitcher, put a teaspoon of cinnamon and mix until everything is integrated.
Sangria without wine
Sangria is another of the iconic drinks of summer. The intensity of its flavors and its freshness make it a fixed option for many people.
To prepare it you need a liter of hot water, a liter of soda, four bags of black tea, cinnamon, and a cup and a half of sugar.
As for the fruits it contains, you need red fruit juice, orange juice, cut strawberries, cubed apples, sliced lemons, cubed lime and orange slices.
First you must prepare the black tea infusion by placing the four tea bags in the litre of hot water. Once the infusion is ready, serve the cup and a half of sugar and stir until it dissolves.
In another container serve the fruit juices together with the slices and cubes of the fruits you cut. When the tea is at room temperature or cold, it is time to serve the fruits in that jar and stir.
Place in the refrigerator for an hour or two to cool completely. As time passes, take out the jug, pour in the soda and mix again.
To serve, place ice in the glass and decorate with one of the lemon or orange slices.
Iced coffee cream
If one of your favorite drinks is coffee and you don’t want to stop drinking it despite the heat, you can make an iced version.
You need a cup of strong coffee, a cup of coconut milk, ice cubes and two spoons of honey.
Serve the coffee, milk, spoonfuls of honey and ice until it is shattered and the coffee has a frappé texture.
Pour the coffee into a cup and decorate with cream, chocolate or chocolates.
Best glasses for making non-alcoholic cocktails
If you want to hold a celebration with family or friends and need glasses to serve the alcohol-free cocktails, you will find an extensive catalogue in the Monouso virtual shop.
Among our product categories, we have the ideal plastic cups for the preparation of cocktails for your family meetings or sale in your business.
Among the products you will find plastic cups, glass cups, biodegradable cups and reusable cups, all with the durability, colors and capacity you need.