3 Fruity Mocktail Recipes To Beat The Summer Heat
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With an early heatwave this year, it's important to prepare for the rising temperatures. Staying hydrated should be a top priority, and making interesting fruity mocktails is a great way to keep cool and hydrated at home. Excessive sweating in hot weather can lead to dehydration and fatigue, so it's important to replenish electrolytes and keep the heart pumping with regular water consumption. While water is a great summertime companion, fresh fruit mocktails made with readily available household ingredients offer unique and delicious alternatives to store-bought beverages and juices. Mocktails made with fresh fruits like watermelon, strawberries, pineapples, and mangoes can provide a burst of natural sweetness and tanginess that's hard to resist. You can also add herbs like mint, basil, or rosemary to give your mocktail an extra zing. With so many different combinations of fruits and herbs, you can create a wide range of unique and delicious mocktail recipes to beat the summer heat.

Here are three fruity mocktails that you can relish this summer:

Kiwi cooler

The fizzy Kiwi Cooler is a perfect summer drink that not only brings flavourful enjoyment but also offers health benefits. Kiwi, rich in vitamin C, is known to boost immunity and lower blood pressure. This light green drink is a treat to the taste buds and a great way to elevate your summer!


  • 50g kiwi chunks
  • 10 ml of lemon juice
  • 20g mint leaves
  • 10 ml Sprite
  • 20 ml of soda
  • Crushed ice


  • Gently muddle mint leaves, kiwi, and lemon juice.
  • Add crushed ice and mix well. Top it up with Sprite and soda.
  • Garnish with some mint leaves and kiwi.

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Make this mint and lemon juice mixture your go-to summer mocktail this season. With a delicate lime flavour and a dash of beloved acidity, the orange and basil mojito is full of pleasant surprises. Its zesty flavour and beautiful tropical colour make it the perfect summer beverage.


  • 100g - fresh oranges
  • 50g lime wedges
  • 10 ml of lime juice
  • 5 g of basil leaves
  • 2g mint leaves
  • 100 ml of orange juice
  • 15 ml of sugar or stevia (which can be avoided)
  • 90 ml of soda


  • Muddle basil, orange, and lemon chunks together in a glass.
  • Then add some lime juice with sugar or stevia.
  • After that, add some crushed ice to the glass.
  • Top it up with soda.
  • Garnish it with orange wheels and basil leaves.

Watermelon Mint Cooler

This refreshing summer mocktail is a watermelon lover's dream, with a burst of cool and minty freshness that perfectly complements the sweet and juicy watermelon flavour. Its simplicity makes it a go-to choice, and you'll want to indulge in it every day.


  • 80g watermelon chunks
  • 10 ml of lemon juice
  • 10 ml of watermelon syrup
  • 90 ml of soda
  • 10 ml sugar or stevia


  • Add watermelon pieces to a glass.
  • Add lime juice, sugar syrup or stevia, and watermelon syrup.
  • Mix it well, and then add crushed ice. Top it up with soda.
  • Garnish with watermelon chunks.