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Have you ever tried a virgin sangria recipe? Marty and I don’t drink or serve alcohol to our guests. So, to offer our guests something a little special when we entertain, these non-alcoholic drinks can be a great choice.
We can always offer lemonade or my Templeton iced tea but sometimes I want something just a little bit different. Thankfully, there are lots of different summer mocktails we can make to serve at our parties. This fruit filled virgin sangria recipe is one of my very favorites because it’s loaded with fresh, organic fruit. It tastes so refreshing on a hot summer day.
This is the perfect summer mocktail recipe because I can vary the fresh fruit I use based on what is in season. So, if you don’t have cherries but do have raspberries, you can use those instead. If you don’t have orange juice but do have pineapple juice, feel free to substitute.
What fruits should I add to sangria?
Because you will be floating the fruit (orange, lime, and lemon) in your mocktail, please choose organic. Don’t be afraid to experiment with this a little bit. You can even try this virgin sangria with ginger ale if you want fizz in your drink. I’m going to try this non-alcoholic sangria with cranberry juice for our Thanksgiving day celebration.
You can really float all sorts of fruit in your sangria. It entirely depends on your taste preferences. Mix and match or try them alone in your favorite recipe. Here are a few you might want to try:
How to serve this virgin sangria recipe
To make it easier to serve your mocktails this summer, I really recommend a serving tray and a large glass pitcher. You can mix up a big batch of your favorite mocktail ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. So, when your guests arrive, you can put the pitcher and glasses on your tray and head outside. No one wants to spend a lot of time in the summer in the kitchen. It’s a lot more fun to be out visiting with your guests while sipping your favorite mocktail recipe.
Like my virgin sangria recipe, try these:
- Virgin Pina Colada
- Pineapple Punch
- Rose Lemon & Strawberry Infused Water
- Lemon Pineapple Kiwi Mocktail
- Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade
- Citrus Strawberry Mocktail
- Frozen Peach Bellini Mocktail
- Blood Red Mocktail
- Mai Tai Mocktail
- Miami Vice Mocktail
- Frosted Lemonade
- Raspberry Mocktail
- Watermelon Lime Aqua Fresca
- Raspberry Limeade
- Strawberry Lime Slush
- Drink Pink Mocktail
- Virgin Watermelon Margarita
- Pineapple Coconut Cooler
- Pineapple Mango Lemonade
- Watermelon Breeze
- Shirley Temple
- Lavender and Honey Sparkling Lemonade
- Watermelon Sweet Tea
- Cherry Limeade
These summer mocktail recipes will be perfect for your Girls Night In party this summer. So, gather a bunch of friends, send the men off to watch the kids, find a chick flick on the television and you will be all set to relax. If TV isn’t your thing, how about a mani / pedi party? Have everyone bring a few of their favorite nail polishes and enjoy a few hours being pampered.
Summer Mocktails are very easy to make. It’s just a matter of removing the alcohol from your favorite drink and replacing it with a juice of some sort. So, this Virgin Sangria mocktail is a yummy combination of pomegranate juice and black tea. I am a huge fan of both pomegranate juice and iced tea because they taste great together. Have you ever tried making root beer?
How to make my Virgin Sangria Recipe
So, check out the simple directions to make my virgin sangria recipe. It’s one of my favorite non-alcoholic summer drinks. Now, if you’re looking for a Sangria Senorial recipe, this non-alcoholic sangria isn’t quite what you want. You’ll want to try more grape juice with a bit of lemon and a bunch of sugar. Finally, If you find one that works for you, let me know. I would love to try it. From what my husband says, this Mexican soda recipe is out of this world. But, sadly I cannot find it locally. You’re in luck, though, you can buy it on Amazon which may be a lot easier than trying to replicate the recipe.
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1 tea bag (regular black tea)
- small cinnamon stick (food grade not craft grade)
- 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
- 1/4 cup raw local honey
- an orange (sliced into very thin slices)
- 1/2 cup organic orange juice
- 1 lime (sliced into very thin slices)
- lemon (sliced into very thin slices)
- 1/2 cup chopped strawberries
- 1 1/2 cups carbonated water
- Put the tea bag and cinnamon stick in a bowl and pour the boiling water over it. Let it sit there for 5 minutes and then take the the tea bag out and discard.
- Put the tea, honey and juices in a large pitcher and mix well. Add the fruit and refrigerate for one to two hours to let the flavors merge.
- Right before you serve it, add the sparkling water.
- Pour into glasses making sure that you get a nice combination of fruit in each glass.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 121 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 11mg Carbohydrates: 32g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 27g Protein: 1g
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