Mocktails: our recipes for non-alcoholic cocktails for the holidays

With chocolate, fruit or syrup, the mocktail is very similar to the cocktail with alcohol, the unpleasant symptoms of the next day less. Here are our super easy to make ideas for your Christmas and New Year tables.

Adaptations of the classics in alcohol-free versions or pure creations, mocktails also have their place on the festive tables. Accompanied by homemade aperitifs, they will delight young and old by preserving them from a veisalgia accompanied by difficult digestion the next day. On the contrary, drinking mocktails during the holidays can be done without moderation and allows you to start the festivities again in great shape the next day. You will be able to enjoy a good meal on December 25 or January 1st. On the recipe ideas side, that’s not what’s missing. Many brands offer equally festive alternatives to alcohol. Discover without further delay our great recipes for non-alcoholic cocktails!

  • The recipe for choco mango
  • The virgin mojito recipe
  • The Apollo recipe

The recipe for choco mango

A recipe was invented by Matthias Giroud for the restaurant Mon Coco (Paris 11th).

Romain Buisson

The ingredients for 1 glass:

  • 180 ml Valrhona dark chocolate with sugar-free milk
  • 2 bars spoon of chestnut jam
  • 15 ml Monin gingerbread syrup
  • Ice

The preparation steps:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a blender and then pour into a Christmas mug.
  2. For decoration, place a Christmas chocolate or caramelized gingerbread on the ice cubes.

The virgin mojito recipe

One of the most popular cocktails in the non-alcoholic version.

Béghin Say/La Perruche

The ingredients for 1 glass:

  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 4 cl cane sugar syrup
  • Powdered sugar Parakeet
  • 3 slices of lime
  • 16 cl of Perrier
  • 4 ice cubes (whole or pounded)

The preparation steps:

  1. Start by covering the edges of the glass with water and powdered sugar. For this, soak it in the ingredients.
  2. Arrange the mint leaves, sugar syrup and lime slices in the glass. Pound with a cocktail pestle or with a tablespoon.
  3. Fill the glass with 4 ice cubes and finish with Perrier. Mix well.
  4. To serve, dip two cocktail straws into the glass (preferably reusable or recyclable).

The Apollo recipe

This idea was imagined by the brand GIMBER, a specialist in alcohol-free alternatives, to give a boost to those who will taste it.


The ingredients for 1 glass:

  • 30 ml gimber n° 2
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 sprigs of fresh coriander
  • 15 ml cane sugar syrup
  • 50 ml cold green tea
  • 50 ml pink grapefruit
  • 4 lime wedges

The preparation steps:

  1. Mix 8 g of green tea with 1 l of hot water. Let it infuse for 5 min before storing in the refrigerator.
  2. In the glass, pound the lime wedges. Add the grapefruit, basil, coriander, cane sugar syrup, crushed ice and GIMBER. Mix well before adding crushed ice again.
  3. For serving, decorate with fresh basil and grapefruit or sliced lemon.
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