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Tropical Non-Alcoholic Drinks

How to Make Surprisingly Healthy Non-alcoholic Tropical Drinks

Tropical drinks blend the delicious taste of different fruit juices and concentrates, to create mouth-watering beverages. They are mostly used at celebrations and festivals to add to the fun. One can, however, just sip on them for their numerous health benefits as well.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2018
Tropical non-alcoholic drinks are basically those that make no use of alcohol in the ingredients. These drinks are made using either fruit juices or concentrates. However, wherever possible, fresh juices should be used, as they are highly nutritional. Following are a few sample recipes that one can easily make at home, using just a few ingredients.

Fruit Cooler Recipe
  • Soda water, 1 ltr
  • Apple juice concentrate, 1 can (frozen)
  • Sliced strawberries, 1 cup
  • Lemon, 1
  • Apple, 1
  • Sugar, 2 tbsp
  • Ice
  1. In a bowl, mix the strawberries with sugar and place it the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Cut the lemon, reserve two slices, and juice the rest.
  3. Mix together the lemon juice, apple juice, soda water, and strawberries.
  4. In a tall glass, put ice cubes, lemon slices, and a slice of apple. Pour the drink in, and serve chilled.
Aloha Fruit Punch
  • Pineapple juice, 3 cups
  • Guava juice, 2 cups
  • Pineapple, 1½ cup (chopped)
  • Sugar, 1 cup
  • Water, ¾ cup
  • Lemon juice, 1½ tbsp
  • Chopped ginger root, 2 tsp
  1. In a saucepan, heat ¼ cup water and add ginger root to it. Let it boil, when cooled, strain.
  2. Add the strained liquid to a mix of the lemon, guava, and pineapple juice.
  3. Boil the remaining water and add sugar to it. Boil and strain, reserve sugar syrup. Combine it with the other juices.
  4. Pour in a tall mocktail glass, and decorate with pineapple slices. Serve chilled.
Evil Princess
  • Grape juice, 2 oz
  • Apple juice, 1 oz
  • Grenadine syrup, 1 oz
  • Vanilla syrup, 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice, 1 tbsp
Directions: Combine all the ingredients together, and pour in tall glasses. Add ice and garnish with a lime slice. Serve chilled.

Piña Colada
  • Coconut cream, 2 fl. oz
  • Pineapple juice, 2 fl. oz
  • Ice, 3 cups
  • Cherries, as per requirement
  • Slices of pineapple, orange, or lime
  1. In a juice blender, grind ice and gradually add the pineapple juice and the coconut cream.
  2. Pour in a tall glass, with ice and cherries. The ice should be thick enough to hold cherries on top, without sinking it in the glass.
  3. Garnish with slices of pineapple, orange or lime and serve.
Tropical Punch Recipe
  • Condensed Milk, 14 oz (sweetened)
  • Club soda, 8 cups
  • Orange Concentrate, 6 oz (thawed)
  • Pineapple Concentrate, 6 oz (thawed)
  1. In a large punch bowl, mix condensed milk and the concentrates well.
  2. Add the club soda and stir gently until well blended.
  3. Add ice cubes, and garnish with orange slices. Serve chilled in punch cups.
Golden Glow Punch Recipe
  • Lemonade concentrate, 6 oz
  • Orange juice concentrate, 6 oz
  • Ginger ale, 2 qt (chilled)
  • Apple juice, 1 qt (chilled)
  • Lemon sherbet, 1 pint
  • Ice, as per requirement
Directions: In a large punch bowl, mix the concentrates and the apple juice. Stir the ginger ale, sherbet, and ice. Serve chilled.

Tropical non-alcoholic drinks can be served in tall or special mocktail glasses. Garnishing these drinks can be done using fruit slices or even sprigs of herbs. The only important thing to keep in mind while serving them is to serve them chilled and full of ice cubes.
Punch Recipe
Pina colada recipe