Here’s a festive and health-promoting recipe for a Sparkling Tart Cherry Mocktail that is both alcohol-free and sugar-free.

Sparkling Cherry Mocktail

Mocktail

As mentioned, the recipe I’m sharing today is an alcohol-free cocktail that you can serve at your New Year’s celebration. Let’s get real. Mocktails are never as fun as the real thing, but I can’t tolerate alcohol and it’s good to have something sparkly for the non-drinkers and designated drivers.

I just love the flavor of tart cherry and thinks it pairs really nicely with the sweet Cara Cara orange juice I used:

Cara cara oranges and limes

This recipe is so simple because you just combine the tart cherry concentrate (I like this one) with fresh orange and lime juice:

Tart Cherry Juice ingredients

You can make the juice ahead of time and store it in an airtight glass container until you’re ready to serve:

Tart Cherry Orange Concentrate

Then, when it’s drinking time, just add equal amounts of sparkling mineral water and the concentrate to your prettiest glasses and serve (honestly, this recipe works great for sangrias, too):

Sparkling Tart Cherry Orange Juice

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Sparkling Tart Cherry Mocktail

Sparkling Tart Cherry Orange Juice

Here’s a festive and health-promoting recipe for a Sparkling Tart Cherry Mocktail that is both alcohol-free and sugar-free.

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MBA/MPH
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 11 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Beverage
  • Method: No-bake
  • Cuisine: Healthy, alcohol-free
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Ingredients

  • ¼ cup tart cherry juice
  • 1 cup freshly-squeezed orange juice (from about 2 large oranges)
  • ¼ cup freshly-squeezed lime juice (from about 2 limes)
  • Sparkling mineral water, chilled

Instructions

  1. Combine the cherry juice, orange juice, and lime juice in a glass jar with a lid.
  2. When you’re ready to serve, pour an equal ratio of the juice and the sparkling water into a pretty cocktail glass and give it a stir. Serve cold.

Keywords: sparking cherry cocktail