Best Fruit Cocktails

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5 Best Fruit Cocktails Ideas

We present you easy recipes for making delicious fruit cocktails. You can prepare them with or without alcohol.

Cocktails with fruit can be very interesting mixes. In addition to fruit, they provide varied tastes and textures. These delicious combinations are very easy to prepare and are also rich in taste.

No matter the season of the year, fruit cocktails are suitable for any holiday. They can be prepared with or without alcohol. In the rest of this article, we present you some cocktails with fruits that you can prepare quickly and easily at home.

1. Sparkling raspberry cocktails:

Raspberries are the protagonists of this delicious cocktail. According to a Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry publication , raspberries contain essential nutrients and phytochemicals which include vitamins, minerals, anthocyanins and ellagitannins.

Of course, in this case their nutritional content varies, as they are combined with other ingredients such as sugar and wine. You should therefore drink this drink in moderation and occasionally.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons of sugar (10 g)
  • ¼ cup of raspberries (37 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of gin (45 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of vermouth (15 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice (30 ml)
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 thin slices of cucumber

Preparation

  1. Start by cooling a martini glass. Then peel the cucumber and cut it into slices. You should also wash and dry the raspberries gently.
  2. Squeeze the lemon juice. Then place the sugar with the cucumber and raspberries in a cocktail shaker and shake until the fruit is mashed. Then add the gin, vermouth, lemon and egg white .
  3. Shake the shaker. Stop and add a handful of crushed ice, then stir again vigorously. Finally, pour into the cold glass and serve.

2. Watermelon Margarita:

As Wikipedia tells us, margarita is a cocktail made up of tequila, triple sec, and lemon or lime juice. Nevertheless, since this drink exists in many places, there are many variations . Here we suggest you add a refreshing touch of watermelon.

Ingredients for 4 or 6 people

  • 1 cup of sugar (200 g)
  • One medium watermelon (3 kg)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • Ice
  • 1 cup of lime juice (250 ml)
  • ½ cup of triple sec (125 ml)
  • Mint and mint leaves
  • 1 ½ glass of tequila (300 ml)

Preparation

  1. First prepare a simple syrup. To do this, heat the water with the sugar until the latter dissolves.
  2. Let cool.
  3. Peel the watermelon and extract the pulp, discarding the seeds.
  4. Crush and set aside about 3½ glasses of watermelon pulp (700 mL).
  5. In a large blender, combine the watermelon with the syrup, lime juice, tequila, triple dry and crushed ice.
  6. Serve in glasses with ice and garnish with mint leaves and fresh watermelon triangles.

3. Tropical Whiskey

This delicious cocktail is a good option to cool off in summer or on hot days. Of course, as always, this drink should be consumed in moderation.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of whiskey (45 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut liqueur (15 ml)
  • 2 teaspoons of pisco (10 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of mango juice (15 ml)
  • Crushed ice to fill the glass
  • Mint and mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice (15 ml)

Preparation

  1. Cool a large, fairly large glass by placing it in ice cubes.
  2. Add all the ingredients except the crushed ice and mix lightly.
  3. Add ice and mix well with a special cocktail spoon.
  4. Decorate with mint leaves .

4. Blueberry and Hibiscus Mojitos

The mojito is a very popular type of cocktail that almost everyone likes. Here we present a variation of this delicious drink.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of dried hibiscus flowers (5 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar (45 g)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • The juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar (5 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of white rum (45 ml)
  • 1 cup of blueberries (150 g)
  • Mint or mint leaves
  • 1 cup of pomegranate seeds (125 g)
  • ½ cup of soda (125 ml)

Preparation

  1. Heat the water with brown sugar and dried hibiscus flowers.
  2. Take off heat and let cool.
  3. Filter the mixture to remove the flowers.
  4. Mash the blueberries with the seeds of the pomegranate.
  5. Filter to extract the juice.
  6. Place the mint leaves, lime juice and sugar in a cocktail shaker.
  7. Mix well and add the cranberry juice with ¼ cup of the previously prepared hibiscus syrup (50 ml).
  8. Shake very well.
  9. Place the ice in a tall glass, fill it three-quarters with the cocktail mix and top with soda.
  10. Decorate with mint leaves and blueberries.

5. Blackberry cava cocktails

The last cocktail on this fruit cocktail list is based on a blend of cava and fruit. This combination will be perfect for any celebration.

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ glasses of dry cava (700 ml)
  • 1 cup of fresh blackberries (150 grams)
  • 1 cup of sugar (200 grams)
  • Fresh thyme to taste
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)

Cocktail preparation

  1. Grate the lemon zest , without reaching the white part, and heat it with sugar, water and thyme, reserving a few sprigs for garnish.
  2. Heat for about 20 minutes over low heat until the sugar dissolves. Drain and let cool.
  3. Divide the liquid into 6 glasses, add the berries and mix vigorously to crush the fruit with the syrup.
  4. Add the cold cava and garnish with a little thyme.

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