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Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail

Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail

This Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail is a stunning ombré nonalcoholic drink with fizz from ginger beer and natural rosy color from fresh berries. It’s the perfect refreshing and sophisticated drink to mix at home. 

Ginger Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail

If you’re looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a way that won’t have you feeling weighed down or regretting that extra glass of sine the next morning, this cherry fruit mocktail recipe is here for you. Without any liquor, this drink feels elegant and celebratory. Made with real fresh strawberries and pomegranate arils, you can taste the fresh fruity flavor in every sip.

And it’s not just for special occasions either! You can play mixologist any time of day with this light and refreshing thirst-quencher. 

Ginger Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail

How to Make Ginger Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktails

If you haven’t mixed your own mocktails or cocktails before, this is a great place to start. This fun recipe has a few tricks that every bartender should learn, including muddling berries, mixing flavors, and topping your glasses with fizz. Luckily, it’s easier than you might think to prepare stunning multi-colored glasses of your favorite drinks. 

Here’s what you need to know to make these pomegranate mocktails tonight:

Ingredients

First, assemble your ingredients at the bar. You’ll need:

  • Fresh strawberries. Remove the hull and slice the berries into thin pieces. You’re going to press these into a natural syrup to flavor and color your drink. 
  • Pomegranate arils. Use this helpful how-to to remove the arils from a fresh pomegranate without a mess. 
  • Lemon juice. Just a tablespoon is enough to perk up these drinks with a bit of fresh, acidic punch. 
  • Agave syrup. This is a great sweetener for cocktails. It’s mild tasting and dissolves well in cold liquids. 
  • Ginger beer. A splash of high-quality ginger beer puts the ginger into these strawberry pomegranate mocktails. Not to mention some much-needed fizz! Make sure your ginger beer is cold before you make your mocktails. 

Ginger Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail

Recipe Steps

Once you have your ingredients at the ready, let’s start mixing! 

First, muddle the strawberries. Place them in a bowl with the lemon juice and crush them with a spoon or a muddler if you have one. Crush the berries until they’re well broken down into a paste. Then, stir in the agave. 

Now you’re ready to assemble the mocktails. Fill two tall glasses with ice. Add two or three tablespoons of pomegranate seeds to the bottom of the glasses. Next, pour two tablespoons of the strawberry paste. Finally, fill your glasses to the top with ginger beer. 

Topping Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktails

If you want to add extra decoration to your strawberry pomegranate mocktails, top each glass with a natural element. I like to add a few extra sliced strawberries or pomegrante seeds. A sprig of fresh mint also adds a nice herbal note. 

Ginger Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail

Big-Batch Mocktails

If you’d like to serve a thirsty crowd these refreshing strawberry pomegranate mocktails, it’s easy to do! You can easily scale this recipe up to suit your needs. If you’d like to make a big batch punch-style (instead of assembling each mocktail one at a time), you can mix the strawberries, ginger beer, and pomegranate seeds in a punch bowl with plenty of ice. You won’t have the same ombré look, but it will taste just as good!

More Festive Drink Recipes

Once you’ve mastered this easy and stunning strawberry mocktail with pomegranate seeds, try these other fun drink recipes next:

Ginger Strawberry Pomegranate Drink

Ginger Strawberry Pomegranate Mocktail

Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Serves: 2 servings
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups strawberries, stems removed + sliced
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1 Tbsp juice of a lemon
  • 2 Tbsps Agave syrup
  • ginger beer, for topping

Optional Toppings:

  • Sliced strawberries
  • pomegranate arils
  • 4 fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  • In a bowl, add together the fresh strawberries and lemon juice, mulling (crushing) everything until strawberries are fully broke down. Add Agave and stir until combined.
  • To Make Mocktails: Add crushed ice to glass(es), Add 2-3 Tbsps pomegranate arils to bottom of glass, followed by 2 Tbsps of mulled strawberry-lemon mixture and top with ginger beer. For additional garnish, add sliced strawberries, pomegranate arils, and mint leaves. Repeat for every serving. 
  • Sip and Enjoy!

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