5 cocktails with fruits you can prepare in a special occasion

Cocktails with fruits are very interesting mixtures, in addition to the healthy contributions of fruits, they also provide different flavour and textures. These delicious combinations are very easy to prepare and will give us a lot of different nuances. No matter the season of the year we are in, cocktails with fruits are always suitable […] [supsystic-social-sharing id="1"]

Cocktails with fruits are very interesting mixtures, in addition to the healthy contributions of fruits, they also provide different flavour and textures. These delicious combinations are very easy to prepare and will give us a lot of different nuances.

No matter the season of the year we are in, cocktails with fruits are always suitable for any party. They can be prepared with or without alcohol. Here are some cocktails with fruits that you can prepare quickly and easily.

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  1. Sparkling cocktail with raspberries

In this delicious fruit cocktail, the protagonists are raspberries. According to a publication in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, raspberries contain essential nutrients and phytochemicals, including vitamins, minerals, anthocyanins and ellagitannins.

Of course, in this case its nutritional content varies, as it is combined with other ingredients such as sugar, gin and vermouth. Thus, it should be taken in moderation, occasionally.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons of sugar (10 g).
  • ¼ cup raspberries (37 g).
  • 3 tablespoons of gin (45 ml).
  • 1 tablespoon of vermouth (15 ml).
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (30 ml).
  • 1 pasteurized egg white
  • 2 thin slices of cucumber.

Preparing

First, cool a glass of martini. Then peel the cucumber and cut the slices. You also need to wash and gently drain the raspberries.

Squeeze the lemon juice and strain it. Then put the sugar with the cucumber and raspberries in a cocktail shaker, and press until the fruit is crushed. Then add the gin, vermouth, lemon and egg white.

Then shake the shaker very well. Stop and add a handful of crushed ice and stir again with energy. Finally, strain on the cold glass and serve.

  1. Watermelon margarita

As Wikipedia points out, margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice. However, since the drink has spread through many places, it often has other variations. In this case, we propose to add the refreshing touch of the watermelon.

Ingredients for 4 or 6 people

  • 1 cup of sugar (200 g)
  • A medium watermelon (3 kg).
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml).
  • Crushed ice (to taste).
  • 1 cup of lime juice (250 ml).
  • ½ cup dry triple (125 ml).
  • Peppermint and peppermint leaves (to taste).
  • 1 ½ glasses of tequila (300 ml).

Preparing it

  • Prepare a simple syrup first, so heat the water with the sugar until it dissolves.
  • Let it cool.
  • Peel the watermelon and extract the pulp, discarding the seeds.
  • Crush and separate about 3 and a half glasses of watermelon puree (700 ml).
  • Crush the watermelon in the glass of a large blender along with the syrup, lime juice, tequila, triple dry and crushed ice.
  • Serve in glasses or glasses with ice and decorate with mint leaves and triangles of fresh watermelon.
  1. Tropical Whiskey

This delicious fruit cocktail is a good option to cool off in summer or on hot days. Of course, as always, we recommend taking it moderately.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of whiskey (45 ml).
  • 1 tablespoons coconut liquor (15 ml).
  • 2 teaspoons pisco (10 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon mango juice (15 ml).
  • Crushed ice to fill the glass.
  • Peppermint and peppermint leaves (to taste).
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice (15 ml).

Preparing it

  • Cool a tall glass with a slightly wide mouth, stirring ice cubes inside.
  • Add all ingredients, except crushed ice, and mix lightly.
  • Add the ice and stir very well with a special spoon for cocktails.
  • Garnish with peppermint leaves.
  1. Mojitos with blueberries and hibiscus

The mojito is a very widespread type of cocktail that pleases almost everyone. On this occasion we prepare a variant of this delicious drink with a touch of blueberries and hibiscus.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon dried hibiscus flowers (5 g).
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar (45 g).
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml).
  • The juice of 1 lime.
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar (5 g).
  • 3 tablespoons white rum (45 ml).
  • 1 cup of blueberries (150 g).
  • Peppermint or peppermint leaves (to taste).
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds (125 g).
  • ½ cup of soda (125 ml).

Preparing it

  • Heat the water with brown sugar and dried hibiscus flowers. Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Strain the mixture to remove the flowers.
  • Crush the blueberries together with the pomegranate seeds.
  • Strap to extract the juice.
  • Place some mint or peppermint leaves, lime juice and sugar in a cocktail shaker.
  • Crush well and add the cranberry juice with ¼ glass of the prepared hibiscus syrup (50 ml).
  • Shake very well.
  • Place ice in a large glass, fill three quarters with the cocktail preparation and complete with soda.
  • Garnish with mint leaves and whole blueberries.
  1. Dig with blackberries

The last of this list of cocktails with fruits is based on a mixture of cava with fruits. This combination will be perfect to end any celebration.

Ingredients

  • 3½ glasses of dry cava (700 ml).
  • 1 cup of fresh blackberries (150 grams).
  • 1 lemon.
  • 1 cup of sugar (200 grams).
  • Fresh thyme to taste.
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml).
  • Form of preparation
  • Cut a strip of lemon peel, without reaching the white part, and heat with sugar, water and thyme, reserving a few sprigs to decorate.
  • Heat about 20 minutes over low heat, until the sugar dissolves. Strain and let cool.
  • Divide the liquid into 6 glasses, distribute the blackberries and stir with energy to break the fruit and mix it with the syrup.
  • Fill with the cold cava and decorate with a little thyme.

Ready to add more flavour to your cocktails with these recipes? As you can see, you can take advantage of many varieties of fruits. Choose the option you like best and enjoy it in your celebrations.

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