These minty mojito mocktails would be great at a luncheon, a brunch, a baby shower, a pool party--basically whenever you find that a cool, refreshing beverage would be welcome.
What Is a Mocktail?
A mocktail is a cocktail without alcohol. Mocktails can be made with a variety of ingredients that are delicious, refreshing and packed with fresh flavor. Serve these non-alcoholic drinks at backyard BBQs, picnics or any festive gathering.
How to Serve Mojito Mocktails
Be sure to add the ice cubes and sparkling water just before serving to avoid diluting this pitcher cocktail. This recipe can also be doubled to serve a crowd.
Additional reporting by Jan Valdez
Pitcher, long wooden spoon
To make your own simple syrup, bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring frequently to dissolve the sugar. Let cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Simple syrup can be stored in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 6 months.
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