Festive mocktails

2011-12-10 20:47

Watermelon, raspberry and rosewater mocktail
120g raspberries
¼ watermelon, deseeded and chopped
1 tablespoon rosewater
1 measure, simple syrup (see below)
A slice of watermelon and rose petals for garnishing
1. Purée all the ingredients in a blender and serve over crushed ice, garnished with a slice of watermelon and rose petals.
Serves four to six

Simple syrup recipe for mocktails
1 cup water
½ cup white sugar
1. Place the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
2. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for five minutes.
3. Pour into a container and allow to cool before using.

Kiwi, mint and lime crush
4 kiwi fruits, peeled and diced
4-6 sprigs mint, washed
zest and juice of 1 lime
1 measure, simple syrup (see above) or 1½ cups clear apple juice.
1. Purée all the ingredients in a blender, pour into a container and freeze for 20 minutes.
2. Remove from the freezer and break up the ice crystals. Refreeze for approximately an hour.
Serves four to six

Source: “Savour” (Random House Struik)

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