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Christmas Drink: Ginger-Cranberry Mocktail Recipe

with Cran-Apple, Ginger Beer and fresh fruits.

2 glasses and a pitcher of ginger-cranberry mocktail with two empty glasses next to the pitcher and a mason jar with fruits.

I remember the time that I used to live in The Netherlands. We often had people who came over for dinner. Since there was often someone who had to drive back home they often just drank cola, juice or water. Sometimes, coffee or tea. Non-alcoholic cocktails (mocktails) are often overlooked. But, that’s why I created Ginger-Cranberry Mocktail Recipe.

This holiday season, swap the soft drinks and the juices for something a little more fun. Surprise your guests with a special drink, even if they drink alcohol. Why should cocktail-drinkers have all the fun, right?!

2 glasses of ginger-cranberry mocktail filled with fruits and in the back someone pouring the mocktail in a glass.

The key to serving cocktails and mocktails during a gathering is batching. This ginger-cranberry mocktail recipe is very easy to batch. You can create the mocktail beforehand and chop the fruits and store them in your fridge. Store them both in a nice glassware, so the serving looks as beautiful and “professional” as the drink itself.

My ginger-cranberry mocktail recipe is made with Ocean Spray Cran-Apple. I don’t think there’s any other brand out there who makes the same type of juice. If you can’t find Cran-Apple you might be able to substitute it with equal part cranberry and equal part apple juice. Do a taste test first though, because no apple juice is made the same and the apple juice shouldn’t overpower the cranberry juice.

What I do believe makes this ginger-cranberry mocktail recipe special is the ginger beer. The spicy taste of ginger gives the mocktail a special and festive taste. So start preparing for the holiday gathering and serve this delicious cocktail during your dinner or party.

2 glasses of ginger-cranberry mocktail and a women pouring the mocktail in one of the front glasses.

Ginger-Cranberry Mocktail Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

This ginger-cranberry mocktail recipe is a delicious non-alcoholic cocktail recipe with Cran-Apple, Ginger Beer, Pomegranate Juice, and fresh fruits. It's a perfect mocktail for your holiday or Christmas gathering.

Course: Drinks
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
  • 1 orange chopped
  • 1 apple chopped
  • 2 cup Ocean Spray Cran-Apple
  • 1 cup Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 cup Ginger Beer
  • Ice
Instructions
  1. Take a pitcher and mix the Cran-Apple and Pomegranate juice.
  2. Add the ginger beer, stir, and store in the fridge. Add the chopped oranges and apples in a nice bowl or container. Store them in the fridge as well.
  3. When serving, fill a glass with ice. Add a few pieces of oranges and apples and pour the mocktail in it.

2 glasses of ginger-cranberry mocktail with and a mason jar with fruits.