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DIY Recipes: How to make the perfect non-alcoholic cocktail at home

Cocktails are not given enough credit for how refreshingly sweet they can be.

Cocktail [Chefkoch]

They are not just sweet but also easy to make, and the best thing about making cocktails at home is that you can customize them to suit your taste.

Here’s a simple homemade non-alcoholic cocktail recipe:

Sparkling citrus cooler

Ingredients:

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  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • Club soda (to top off)
  • Ice cubes
  • Orange slices and mint leaves (for garnish)

Instructions:

1. Prepare simple syrup:

· In a small saucepan, combine equal parts of water and sugar.

· Heat over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.

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· Let it cool, and you have your simple syrup.

2. Mix the juices:

· In a pitcher, combine the orange juice, pineapple juice, cranberry juice, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup.

· Stir well to ensure all the flavors are combined.

3. Assemble the drink:

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· Fill your glass with ice cubes.

4. Pour the juice mixture:

· Pour the mixed juices over the ice in your glass.

5. Top with club soda:

· Add club soda to the top of the glass, adjusting to your preferred level of fizziness.

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6. Garnish:

· Garnish your sparkling citrus cooler with a slice of orange and a few mint leaves for a burst of freshness.

7. Stir and enjoy:

· Give it a gentle stir to mix the flavors, and enjoy your homemade non-alcoholic cocktail!

Feel free to customize the recipe based on your taste preferences. You can experiment with different fruit juices, or even muddle some fresh berries for a unique twist. Cheers to a delicious and alcohol-free beverage.

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