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Vegan Strawberry Lemon Elderflower Mocktail

Refreshing, seasonal, and served ice-cold, this drink has grown-up flavors, sans alcohol.

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Choose good quality, cloudy apple juice to use in this recipe from the Vegan BBQ cookbook for the most divine mocktail. Change up the flavors by substituting the elderflower for a cinnamon stick and the sparkling lemonade for ginger ale.

What you need:

¼ cucumber, sliced into rounds
4 strawberries, destemmed and sliced
2 slices lemon 
¼ cup fresh mint
2 sprigs fresh elderflower
4 cups good-quality apple juice, chilled
2 cups sparkling lemonade, chilled
Crushed ice, to serve

What you do:

  1. Into a large jug, muddle cucumber, strawberries, lemon, mint, and elderflower. Add apple juice, and stir in lemonade.
  2. Into tall glasses filled with crushed ice, pour drink and serve.

Photo credit: Luke Albert