Create Delicious Mocktail Recipes with Must-Have Kitchen Tools

Create Delicious Mocktail Recipes with Must-Have Kitchen Tools

Do you like to have a refreshing and delicious mocktails? And why not? Mocktails are non-alcoholic, and made of a wide range of natural ingredients and tasty. But, instead of spending a few hundred or thousand Rupees on ordering mocktails from your favourite restaurants, wouldn’t it be great if you can make these amazing concoctions at home yourself? 

If you are excited about the prospect making mocktails yourself, this guide is just for you. The key to crafting mocktail recipes to perfection is having the right set of tools and ingredients handy. In this guide, we have compiled a list of things you need to create different types of mocktail drinks at home. 

Crating perfect cocktail and mocktail drinks – essential kitchen tools to have

Whether you are a cocktail connoisseur or not, if you want to craft different types of mocktail drinks at home, you must use the right kitchen tools. These tools not only help in mixing the drinks easier but also allow you to get the measurements right that enhances the overall cocktail drinking experience. 

Cocktail shaker 

When you make cocktail and mocktail drinks at home, you must have a premium-quality cocktail shaker. You cannot stress its importance enough in creating well-crafted mocktail drinks. This simple looking kitchen appliances helps you mix different ingredients, and ensure that they blend together perfectly. 

If you don’t have a cocktail shaker, the next best alternative is using a protein shaker. These work similar to the cocktail shaker and just as you mix your protein drink inside the shaker, you can use it to shake and blend the different ingredients you want to use for the mocktail. 

Muddler 

Whether you are making easy mocktail recipes or the complicated ones at home, a muddler is a must-have kitchen appliance. Muddlers allow you to gently crush the commonly used mocktail ingredients like fruits, lemon, herbs and spices, allowing you to extract maximum flavour and essence from the ingredients. 

Crushing the ingredients with the muddler allows easy infusion of their flavour and aroma in the drinks you are making. And the result is an excellent tasking mocktail. 

Jigger 

Making a well-balanced mocktail recipe requires mixing the ingredients in right quantities, or else it would affect its taste. And to ensure that you get every ingredient in the right proportion, you need a jigger. It is a small measuring tool that allows you to use a precise amount of ingredients in the mocktail. 

It also helps in maintaining the right consistency and balance of the beverage you are making. If you don’t have a jigger, you can use a measuring cup that you may use for baking purposes. 

Cocktail strainer 

Another important kitchen tool you need for making different types of mocktail drinks is a strainer. It allows you to strain your drinks so that it is smooth and pleasant to drink. It separates all the solid components that you may use while creating the drink like ice, lemon slices, mint leaves, etc, as you pour the drink in the serving glass. 

Long handled bar spoon 

A very versatile tool to have in your kitchen, especially for creating amazing cocktail and mocktail drinks at home, the long-handled bar spoon helps in stirring the drinks and combining the ingredients well before serving it. The bar spoon also helps in layering and garnishing the mocktail with precision. This creates a dramatic visual effect and enhances the overall mocktail drinking experience. 

Glassware 

If you truly want to have a memorable mocktail recipes making and drinking experience, you must have an assortment of glassware at home. When you have the right kind of glassware, you can make even the easiest mocktail recipes seem visually appealing and enticing for the people. 

Some of the must-have glassware including tall glasses, rocks glasses, mason jars, tumblers, copper mugs, martini glasses, wine glasses, etc. 

Now that you know the must have kitchen appliances for creating delicious mocktail recipes at home, let us look at 2 best mocktail recipes that are easy to make and are simply delicious. 

Strawberry Lemonade 

Strawberry is one of the most loved berries. The sweet-tasting, delicious-looking, red-coloured berries are used in a variety of desserts. But you can also use it to make a delicious mocktail – strawberry lemonade, which is super refreshing and fun to have any time of the day. 

Ingredients needed 

  • Strawberries
  • Sugar
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon slices 

Direction 

  • In a bowl hull the strawberries, add in the sugar and ¼ portion of the lemon juice. Give it a good mix and leave it for about 30 minutes 
  • In a blender, blend the strawberry mixture until you get a smooth puree. Strain the mixture through a sieve or cocktail strainer 
  • In a large pitcher, combine the strawberry puree with the remaining lemon juice and water. You can add more water if the mixture is too sweet or strong for your palate
  • Pour in the lemonade over the strawberry mixture, and give it a good mix
  • In a serving glass, add some ice, and pour in the strawberry and lemonade concoction
  • Garnish it with some lemon and strawberry slices and enjoy! 

While making this mocktail recipe, you can use the Elato FMG 206 1000W Mixer Grinder from Wipro Appliances to blend the strawberries and make a puree. This model comes with a specialised liquidising jar with a built-in fruit filter, which allows you to easily sperate the puree from the slush and reside. 

Pina Colada 

A popular beverage that is known to perfectly capture the tropical flavours, a Pina Colada is the perfect drink to have on a sunny day, and feel transported to a beach side. The drink is a perfect combination of creamy coconut and pineapple. This is actually a rum-based cocktail drink, but you can make it with the alcohol and that tastes equally amazing. 

Ingredients

  • Fresh pineapple pieces and juice
  • Coconut cream
  • Lemon juice
  • Coconut water
  • Ice cubes 

Method 

  • In a blender combine ice cube, the pineapple pieces coconut cream and pineapple juice.
  • Start blending at a low speed first, and then gradually increase to high speed for about 20 seconds, until you get a smooth mixture.
  • Freeze the serving glass for about 10 minutes before pouring the mixture in the glass through a sieve and enjoy

For making this easy mocktail recipe, you can use the FB 101 Hand Blender offered by Wipro Appliances to blend the ingredients. The sharp blades and the powerful 300W motor of the blender ensures that you blend the things to perfect in quick time and get the desired texture and consistency. 

Final Word

So, there you go have our top two mocktail recipe suggestion that you can make using simple kitchen appliances at your home

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