Bartending: Nonalcoholic Drink Recipes

By Ray Foley

A good number of your guests may choose not to drink alcohol, but this decision doesn’t mean that they’re stuck with boring soft drinks. Any of the following recipes are sure to impress.

Chocolate Banana Colada Shake

1/3 cup Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

1/2 cup Milk

1 tbsp. Chocolate Syrup

1-1/2 cups Chocolate or Vanilla Ice Cream

1/2 cup Sliced Banana

Mix in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.

Garnish with cherry for extra points.

Chocolate Colada Shake

1/3 cup Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

1/2 cup Milk

1 tbsp. Chocolate Syrup

1-1/2 cups Chocolate or Vanilla Ice Cream

Mix in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.

Clamato Cocktail

1 oz. Rose’s Lime Juice

6 oz. Mott’s Clamato Juice

Stir together in a highball glass filled with ice.

Coco Lopez Shake

21/2 oz. Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

1 scoop Vanilla Ice Cream

1 cup Ice

Mix in a blender until smooth.

Cranberry Collins

1/2 cup Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice Cocktail

1/2 tbsp. Lime Juice

1 cup Club Soda, chilled

Ice Cubes

Lime Slices

Mix Cranberry Juice Cocktail and Lime Juice. Stir in Club Soda. Add Ice Cubes and Lime Slices. Serves 4.

Dust Cutter

3/4 oz. Rose’s Lime Juice

6 oz. Schweppes Tonic Water

Combine over ice in a tall glass. Serves 4.

Fruit Bowl

1 oz. Orange Juice

1 oz. Pineapple Juice

1 oz. Grape Juice

1 oz. Grapefruit Juice

Shake with ice. Serve in a tall glass. Serves 4.

The Garnet

4 Sprigs Mint

2 oz. Pomegranate Juice

1 cube Frozen Orange Juice

6 oz. Perrier

Crush one Sprig of Mint in each of two rocks glasses. Add Pomegranate Juice and Orange Juice Cube. Top with Perrier and garnish with additional Sprig of Mint.

Grapefruit Cooler

8 oz. Grapefruit Juice

3 dashes Angostura Bitters

Pour Grapefruit Juice into a tall glass filled with ice. Add Bitters and stir. Serves 4.

Kona Coast

1 oz. Rose’s Lime Juice

1/4 oz. Rose’s Grenadine

5 oz. Mott’s Apple Juice

2 oz. Schweppes Ginger Ale

Stir together and serve over ice in a tall glass. Serves 4.

Nada Colada

1 oz. Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

1 cup Ice

Mix in a blender until smooth.

New Orleans Day

2 oz. Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

1 oz. Butterscotch Topping

1 oz. Half & Half

1 cup Ice

Mix in a blender until smooth.

Orange Smoothie

2-1/2 oz. Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

3 oz. Orange Juice

1 scoop Vanilla Ice Cream

1 cup Ice

Nutmeg Mix first four ingredients in a blender until smooth. Sprinkle with Nutmeg.

Perrier Mimosa

1/3 cup Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, chilled

1-1/2 cups Perrier, chilled

4 Raspberries or Grapes

Divide the Orange Juice between two champagne flutes and top with Perrier.

Garnish with two Raspberries or Grapes in each glass.

Piña Colada Shake

1/2 cup Unsweetened Pineapple Juice

1/3 cup Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

1-1/2 cups Vanilla Ice Cream

Mix in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.

Red Racket

1/2 cup Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice Cocktail, chilled

1/2 cup Ocean Spray Grapefruit Juice, chilled

10 Ice Cubes

In a blender, combine Cranberry and Grapefruit Juice and Ice Cubes. Blend on high speed till frothy. Serves 4.

Pour into a tall glass.

Ruby Cooler

1 cup Ocean Spray Cranapple Drink

1 tsp. Instant Tea

Lemon Wedges

Mix together Cranapple Juice and Tea. Pour over ice into two tall glasses with Lemon Wedge garnishes. Serves 4.

Shirley Temple

1 oz. Rose’s Lime Juice

1 oz. Rose’s Grenadine

6 oz. Schweppes Ginger Ale

Pour ingredients over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with a Cherry. Serves 4.

Virgin Mary

4 oz. Tomato Juice

Dash Worcestershire Sauce

Dash Tabasco Sauce

Dash Salt and Pepper

Squeeze of Lemon Juice

In a glass filled with ice, add Tomato Juice. Add a dash or two of Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco, Salt, Lemon Juice, and Pepper. Garnish with a celery stalk. Serves 2.