welcome to the festive season with the antioxidant holiday mocktail—a perfect and refreshing drink that brings together the vibrant flavors of pomegranate, cranberry kombucha, and freshly squeezed orange juice.
this mocktail gets its effervescence from sparkling water and a touch of warmth from cinnamon sticks.
garnished with orange slices and cranberries, it not only tantalizes your taste buds but also adds a festive touch to your gatherings.
perfect for celebrations and cozy moments alike, this lowercase sipper is sure to spread joy and good cheer :).
the sweet and tart notes of pomegranate juice intermingle with the crispness of cranberry-flavored kombucha, creating a dynamic and refreshing base.
the addition of freshly squeezed orange juice brings a bright citrusy burst, balancing the overall profile.
the effervescence from sparkling water adds a light and bubbly texture, which is what makes this drink special.
cinnamon sticks infuse a subtle warmth, providing a cozy undertone to the combo of flavors.
each sip is a blend of fruity, tangy, and slightly cinnamony notes, creating a delicious and well-balanced mocktail.
it’s garnished with orange slices and cranberries, which elevates the drink’s visual appeal, making it a festive and perfect for holiday get-togethers!!
if you crave a touch more sweetness in your antioxidant holiday mocktail, feel free to customize it to your liking!
the cranberry-flavored kombucha already has a subtle sweetness, but you can easily adjust the taste.
consider adding a drizzle of maple syrup, agave syrup, or simple syrup to the mix.
start with a small amount and gradually increase until you achieve your desired level of sweetness.
transforming the antioxidant holiday mocktail into a cocktail is a breeze if that’s what you’re looking for!
to craft a lowercase cocktail version, you could add your favorite clear spirit, such as vodka or gin, to the mix.
start by pouring a measure of your chosen spirit into the mocktail base, adjusting the quantity to your preference.
gently stir the concoction to ensure the alcohol is well integrated with the fruity and spiced flavors.
for a larger gathering, you can double or triple the antioxidant holiday mocktail recipe to ensure there’s plenty to go around!
in a spacious pitcher or punch bowl, combine double or triple the amount of pomegranate juice, cranberry-flavored kombucha, and freshly squeezed orange juice.
adjust the sparkling water accordingly, adding more for a bubbly kick.
introduce an abundance of cinnamon sticks to infuse the mocktail with warmth.
to accommodate various sweetness preferences, consider offering sweeteners on the side.
float generous amounts of orange slices and cranberries for a burst of color and flavor.
give the expanded mixture a gentle stir, and serve the doubled or tripled antioxidant holiday mocktail!
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Antioxidant Holiday MocktailCourse: Desserts
1 and 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
2 cups cranberry-flavored kombucha
1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
3 cups sparkling water
4-5 cinnamon sticks
orange slices (for garnish)
cranberries (for garnish)
pomegranate arils (for garnish)
- in a large pitcher, combine the pomegranate juice, cranberry-flavored kombucha, and freshly squeezed orange juice.
- stir the mixture well to ensure all the flavors are evenly combined. just before serving, add the sparkling water to the pitcher. this will add a refreshing fizziness to your mocktail.
- place a few cinnamon sticks into the pitcher. the cinnamon will infuse a warm and festive flavor into the mocktail. for extra flair, add orange slices, pomegranate arils and cranberries to the pitcher or individual glasses for a decorative touch and a burst of color.
- stir the mocktail gently to incorporate all the ingredients and enjoy!