Cocktails for pregnant mamas

If you’re expecting, you might be wondering how you’re going to manage those Christmas parties with a boring old orange juice in your hand. Don’t despair – we’ve got our five favourite alcohol-free cocktail recipes to share with you. Cheers!

 

PINA COLADA

What you need…

2oz coconut milk

1½oz crushed pineapple

1oz pineapple juice

Crushed ice

Brown sugar to taste (no more than one tablespoon)

 

What to do…

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth (about 30 seconds). Pour into chilled glasses. Garnish with an orange slice, a pineapple wedge, or a maraschino cherry.

 

 

VIRGIN BLOODY MARY

What you need…

4oz tomato juice

1 dash lemon juice

½ tsp Worcestershire Sauce

2 drops Tabasco

 

What to do…

Fill a large wine glass with ice. Add tomato juice, then the rest of the ingredients. Stir and garnish with a wedge of lime.

 

 

BABY BELLINI

What you need…

2oz peach nectar

Chilled ginger ale

 

What to do…

Pour the peach nectar into a champagne flute. Slowly add the sparkling cider and serve.

 

 

VIRGIN COSMO

What you need…

Ice

2oz cranberry juice

1oz fresh lime juice

5oz club soda or seltzer

Lime wedges for garnish

Sugar for frosting (optional

 

What to do…

Pour ice into a shaker or tall glass. Add cranberry juice, fresh lime juice and club soda. Shake to combine. Run a lime wedge over the outside rim of a chilled martini glass. Pour sugar onto a small plate or flat surface. Dip the rim of the glass into sugar until covered with a thin border. Strain carefully into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with lime.

 

 

NO-JITO

What you need…

Ice

6 to 10 fresh mint leaves, rinsed and dried

2oz fresh lime juice

1tsp powdered sugar

4oz club soda

Lime wedges for garnish

 

What to do…

In a rocks glass, muddle mint leaves, lime juice and sugar until sugar is dissolved and mint is fragrant. Add ice. Pour in club soda. Garnish with lime.

 

 

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