The Perfect Love Mocktail Recipes for Valentine’s Day
cooking Valentine’s Mocktails

The Perfect Love Mocktail Recipes for Valentine’s Day

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February 9, 2024 at 6:40 PM PST
cooking Valentine’s Mocktails

The Perfect Love Mocktail Recipes for Valentine’s Day

By
February 9, 2024 at 6:40 PM PST

February is here and Valentine’s Day is almost in full swing. While Dry January was last month, who says you can’t keep it going? Going dry for most of February, for a few months, or for the rest of the year, will make you feel so much better. Going completely dry has health benefits including better sleep, clearer skin, less bloating, better exercise and fewer issues with high blood pressure and your liver.

So how exactly can you go fully dry? Mocktails are a great way to drink less alcohol and they taste even better than cocktails. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, if you your partner or friends don’t drink, creating a love mocktail is a perfect way to celebrate the day without alcohol.

Whether you have a personal goal or just don’t drink at all, you can create so many delicious concoctions for date night, a Galentine’s celebration, or a night in for yourself. Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with the perfect Love Mocktail recipes to try.

Be Mine

Your partner will want to be yours with this Be Mine Valentine's Day love mocktail. Pictured: strawberry mocktail

What you’ll need:

  • Lime juice
  • Sugar (for rim)
  • Strawberry purée
  • Sparkling water or lemon-lime soda
  • Agave, honey or simple syrup
  • Strawberry (garnish)
  • Ice

Be mine with this love mocktail for Valentine’s Day. Rim your glass with lime juice and sugar. In a shaker, combine all of your ingredients, shake and pour into your glass over ice, Garnish with fresh strawberries and enjoy.

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

This love mocktail is the perfect Valentine's day drink. Pictured: Strawberry mocktail

Ingredients:

  • Cranberry juice
  • Lime juice
  • Orange juice
  • Strawberry syrup
  • Sparkling water
  • Ice
  • Mint (garnish)
  • Orange slice (garnish)

In a shaker combine your cranberry, lime and orange juice. Add your ice and about an ounce of strawberry syrup. Shake and pour into a glass over ice. Top with sparkling water and garnish with mint.

Cupid’s Kiss

Combine your ingredients to make this Cupid's Kiss love mocktail. Pictured: A pink lemonade drink

What you’ll need:

  • Pink lemonade
  • Raspberry syrup
  • Strawberry soda
  • Ice
  • Heart candies (Jolly Rancher Hearts, Sour Patch hearts, Haribo Hearts)
  • Lime juice (for the rim)
  • Pink sanding sugar

To make this Cupid’s kiss love mocktail, start by rimming your glass using lime juice and pink sanding sugar. Add your pink lemonade, raspberry syrup, strawberry soda and ice to a shaker. Shake and pour into your glass. Top Cupid’s kiss with your favorite heart candies.

Conversation Hearts

Make this conversation hearts love mocktail for a fun Galentine's day celebration. Pictured: Conversation hearts

What you’ll need:

  • Strawberry syrup
  • Half & half or milk of your choice
  • Sparkling water
  • Whipped cream
  • Conversation hearts (garnish)

Conversation hearts are the staple Valentine’s Day candy, so why not put them in your drink? This cute conversation hearts love mocktail is perfect for a Galentine’s Day party. Start by adding an ounce or two of strawberry syrup to a shaker. Add half & half or a milk of your choice and some sparkling water. Shake and pour into your mocktail glass. Top with whipped cream and a few conversation hearts. To jazz this drink up even more, add a flavored whipped cream.

Chocolate Bar

Chocolate is the perfect Valentine's Day treat and this love mocktail is great for a Galentine's Day celebration or date night. Pictured: Chocolate drink

Ingredients:

  • Milk of your choice
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Chocolate bar
  • Cheese grater (optional)
  • Whipped cream (chocolate or regular
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Condensed milk

Create your very own chocolate bar in the form of a drink. Rim your martini glass using some chocolate syrup and dip it in chocolate sprinkles. Combine some milk and a little bit of chocolate syrup into a shaker with ice. Add your condensed milk to your liking (depending on how sweet you want your chocolate bar to be). Shake and pour into your glass. Top with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles. For an extra chocolatey touch, shave your chocolate bar over the whipped cream with a cheese grater. If you don’t have a cheese grater, cut the chocolate bar in half and top it over the whipped cream.

Cranberry Kiss

This cranberry drink is the perfect love mocktail for Valentine's Day. Pictured: A cranberry drink

Create your kiss:

  • Cranberry juice
  • Pomegranate juice
  • Raspberry syrup
  • Cranberries
  • Grenadine
  • Ice
  • Lime juice
  • Sparkling water

Have a kiss this year with the cranberry kiss love mocktail. In a shaker, combine your ice, lime juice, cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, grenadine and raspberry syrup. Pour your love concoction over ice and top with sparkling water and cranberries.

Valentine’s Day Shirley Temple

A shirley temple is a simple and delicious love mocktail. Pictured: Shirley temple drink

Ingredients:

  • Lemon lime soda or sparkling water
  • Grenadine
  • Lime juice
  • Cherries

This Valentine’s Day Shirley Temple Love mocktail is the perfect drink for the kids, a Galentine’s celebration or an at-home date night. Combine your soda or sparkling water, grenadine and lime juice in a glass. Top with cherries.




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