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A Complete Mocktails Guide

A Complete Mocktails Guide - theskinnyfoodco

Are you looking for a refreshing and delicious beverage that doesn't include alcohol?

Mocktails are the perfect alternative to drinks with alcohol. Mocktails, also known as virgin cocktails, are mock versions of alcoholic beverages made from a combination of non-alcoholic ingredients like juice, syrup, and tonic. They have all the flavours and presentation of classic cocktails without the risk of a nasty hangover.

With some creativity, you can whip up delicious drinks in no time. From fruity coolers to garnished punch bowls, these recipes are sure to tantalize your taste buds while adding fun to any occasion. Keep reading to discover our amazing mocktail recipes!

Mocktail Recipes

Mocktail recipes are a great way to enjoy delicious drinks without the worry of alcohol. Whether you're hosting a party or just looking for something special to sip on, these recipes will be sure to please.

For a refreshing summer cooler, try our Strawberry, Mint & Elderflower Daiquiri. This refreshing drink combines our delicious iced tea syrup with mixed frozen berries, mint leaves and sparkling soda for a light and fruity blended beverage.

With our Skinny Food Co Mocktail Mixers, we replace the key ingredients with our mixers and focus on being able to drink more of what you love for less, they're the perfect combination for nonalcoholic drinks. 

How To Make Mocktails


In the mood for a classic cocktail?

Why not try our easy mocktails syrups we have a wide range of cocktail mixers which can be used with or without alcohol, so whether you're doing dry January, hosting a large dinner party or simply looking to switch it up with some delicious alcohol-free cocktails we've got you covered:

Pina Colada Mocktail: 

This tropical mocktail is a delicious blend of pineapple juice, coconut cream and lime juice. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and a sprinkle of nutmeg for an extra special touch.

A typical Pina Colada Mocktail consists of roughly 245 Calories & 31g of sugar

However, you can swap to our Skinny Food Co Pina Colada Mocktail Mixer, and enjoy this syrup blended with ice, or by adding 100ml of water. 

Our Skinny Food Co Pina Colada Mocktail is just 6 Calories & 0g of sugar


Mojito Mocktail:

This classic Cuban cocktail is made with fresh mint leaves, lime juice and sparkling soda. Add a splash of sugar syrup to sweeten it up and garnish with a sprig of mint for a refreshing mocktail.

A typical Mojito Mocktail consists of roughly 140 Calories & 16g of sugar

However, you can swap to our Skinny Food Co Mojito Mocktail Mixer and enjoy this syrup blended with ice, or by adding 100ml of water and decorating with mint leaf garnish and even some fresh lime juice. 

Our Skinny Food Co Mojito Mocktail is just 6 Calories & 0g of sugar


Espresso Martini Mocktail


Peppermint espresso martini


This sophisticated mocktail is a great way to enjoy a classic cocktail without alcohol. Combine espresso, vanilla syrup and ice for an energizing drink that's sure to please.

A typical Espresso Martini Mocktail consists of roughly 230 Calories & 25g of sugar

However, you can swap to our Skinny Food Co Espresso Martini Mocktail Mixer, with our espresso martini mixer the possibilities are endless, we've created a handful of delicious recipes from an Espresso Black Forest Martini to a minty, festive Peppermint Mocha Martini.

Espresso Black Forest Martini Recipe: 

This delicious Skinny Food Co Recipe is just 4 Calories & 0g of Sugars

Step 1: In a Cocktail shaker, pour out 150ml of our delicious Espresso Martini Mixer

Step 2: Add 15ml (1 Tbsp) Black Forest Gateau Syrup 

Step 3: Finally, add 50ml of water, and a handful of ice cubes, shake to combine and pour into your tall glass. 

Peppermint Mocha Espresso Martini 

Our Peppermint Mocha Espresso Martini is just 8 Calories and 0g of Sugars

Step 1:  Using your cocktail shaker, add 150ml Espresso Martini Mixer

Step 2: Add 15ml (1 Tbsp) Peppermint extract or Chocaholic Chocolate Mint Syrup 

Step 3: Finally, add 100ml of our chocolatey mocha creamer, shake to combine and pour into your tall glass.


Strawberry Daiquiri Mocktail

strawberry frozen daiquiri


This fruity mocktail is a great way to enjoy a classic daiquiri without alcohol. Combine strawberry puree, lime juice and sugar syrup for a sweet and refreshing drink.

A typical Strawberry Daiquiri Mocktail consists of roughly 200 Calories & 22g of sugar

However, you can swap to our Skinny Food Co Strawberry Daiquiri Mocktail Mixer and enjoy this syrup blended with ice, frozen mixed berries and mint leaves for the most refreshing frozen drink of 2023. 

Step 1: In a blender, pour in 150ml of our Strawberry, Mint & Elderflower Iced Tea Simple Syrup.

Step 2: Add a handful of mixed frozen berries, frozen is best for this recipe, however, you can choose to use a selection of fresh strawberries or raspberries if you would prefer. 

Step 3: Add some ice cubes, lime juice & mint 

Step 4: Blend for 30 seconds until the ice is no longer whole.

Step 4: Meanwhile, decorate your tall glass or martini glass with a sugar rim, by rubbing fresh lime juice across the rim of the glass and then dipping in a bowl of sugar, this creates the perfect coating for your cocktail glass and takes your cocktail from basic to bad-ass!


What are the benefits of mocktails?

Mocktails are a great way to enjoy the taste of a classic cocktail without alcohol. Mocktails are typically lower in calories and sugar than their alcoholic counterparts, making them a healthier option for those looking to reduce their alcohol intake. Additionally, mocktails can be enjoyed by people of all ages, including children and pregnant women who cannot consume alcohol. Finally, mocktails are often more affordable than alcoholic drinks, making them a great option for those on a budget.


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