Virgin Summer Cocktail Recipes

While I was pregnant it seemed everyone around me was enjoying tasty beverages while I sipped my lemon flavour Perrier. I contemplated writing a book with non alcoholic drink recipes. Hmm... what would I have called it? How about, “Non Alcoholic Cocktail Recipes for the Pregnant Alcoholic” I went to weddings, stags and birthday parties and ordered fun virgin drinks to make things a little more exciting! Most bartenders are more than understanding and should be able to put together something tasty for you! It can get pretty boring drinking Shirley Temples while watching your husband enjoy an ice cold frothy beer so I found some great virgin cocktail recipes to mix things up a bit. (the names make them half the fun!) Cheers!


Safe Sex on the Beach


Add 1 large (50ml) shot of peach juice, 3 large shots of pineapple juice, 3 large shots of orange juice, and the juice of half a lime to a cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Stir and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with a lime wedge, strawberry and orange twist.


Brooke Shields


A modern version of the classic Shirley Temple. Into a cocktail shaker filled with two thirds of ice, add a large (50ml) shot of orange juice, a small (25ml) shot of lemon juice, a dash of lime juice, and shake and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Add a dash of grenadine, top up with ginger ale, and garnish with a cherry.  


Fuzzless Navel recipe


2  oz peach nectar
6 oz orange juice


Pour peach nectar and orange juice into a chilled glass filled with ice cubes. Stir well and garnish with a slice of orange.

 Cinderella recipe


2 oz orange juice
2 oz pineapple juice
1 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz sugar syrup
1 oz soda water


Shake and strain into an ice-filled highball glass, and add soda. Garnish with a slice of lemon, add a straw, and serve.

Fruit And Sherbet Punch recipe


2 liters soda
1 gal fruit juice
2 pints sherbet

Mix the carbonated soft drink (like 7-Up) with different flavored fruit juices, and float the sherbet on top before serving.

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