10 mocktails for an alcohol free Christmas

There's no need to miss out on a tasty drink, just because you're pregnant.
There's no need to miss out on a tasty drink, just because you're pregnant. Photo: Hero Images

Facing the holiday season with a bun in the oven can mean passing up some Christmas traditions. But there is no need to feel left out of the celebrations. Whip up one of these delicious 'mocktails' and all you will be missing out on is a Christmas hangover.

1 Simple sparkling raspberry mocktail

You don't need alcohol to enjoy some Christmas bubbles. You can enjoy this mocktail in a champagne flute to add to the celebratory feel.

Key ingredients: Frozen raspberries, lemonade concentrate and sparkling white grape juice.

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2 Non-Boozy Mint Mojito

Mojitos are a summer staple, but they don't need to be full of rum to be satisfying. This recipe uses traditional flavours, but you can mix it up with strawberries, oranges or pineapple. 

Key ingredients:  Mint, lime, sugar and club soda.

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3 Moscow Mule

Deliciously refreshing on a hot summer day this mocktail comprises on three ingredients and can be whipped up in minutes. 

Key ingredients: Ginger beer, lime juice and club soda.

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4 Virgin Sangria

All the flavour of sangria, without the wine. Just like it's boozy cousin, you can make big jugs of this mocktail to keep you going all day.

Key ingredients: grape juice, apple juice concentrate, limes, lemons and other fruit.

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5  Strawberry Cucumber Limeade

This mocktail looks as cool as a cucumber and tastes divine too.

Key Ingredients: Strawberries, cucumber, lime, mint and syrup.

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6 Hugs on the beach

A totally family friendly mocktail that will rival its X-rated version in taste.

Key ingredients: cranberry juice, peach nectar, grenadine and orange juice.

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7 Virgin Ginger Mimosas

You can totally drink mimosas for breakfast with this virgin take on the classic.

Key ingredients: orange juice, fresh ginger and sparkling water

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8 Non-alcoholic Eggnog

Rich, creamy and smooth this Christmas classic can be enjoyed by all the family.

Key ingredients: Milk, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, egg yolks and whipping cream.

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9 Virgin Peña Colada

You will lose yourself in this indulgent mocktail and forget that alcohol ever existed.

Key ingredients: Pineapple juice, coconut milk, sugar and whipping cream. 

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10 Mock margarita

This alcohol free margarita looks and tastes just like the real thing. Who needs tequila anyway?

Key ingredients: Frozen limeade concentrate, orange juice, grapefruit juice and coarse salt.

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