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Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

The Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail is a refreshing and non-alcoholic beverage that can be enjoyed as a cocktail substitute. P.S. this mocktail recipe is Whole30 approved too!

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The Ideal Mocktail – Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

Mocktails are a nice way to sip on something tasty without the effects of alcohol. And if you’ve been participating in Dry January then you’re probably familiar with a few mocktail recipes already. But, I want to share the Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail recipe with you because it’s super tasty and Whole30 approved! I enjoy incorporating mocktails into my life because it’s a reset, especially after a holiday season filled with lots of indulging. 

To make this yummy mocktail, all you need are a few key ingredients, a cocktail shaker, and 10 minutes. So, get to shaking and enjoy!

Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

What’s Whole30?

Whole30 is a meal plan that focuses on eating real food and eliminating anything processed. This allows you to see if you have any food sensitivities or reactions to certain foods or food groups. The Whole30 process encourages individuals to start with 30 days of healthier eating and drinking habits. The Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail combines fresh ginger, pomegranate juice, and orange juice for the perfect refreshment for the month. Keep reading to see how to make this tasty drink!

Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

Ingredients for the Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

Who says mocktails can’t be fun? The Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail is an exciting refreshment with the freshest ingredients for a flavorful drink to sip on any day and any time. See what I used to achieve this mocktail. 

  • Ginger: for best results, use peeled ginger. You can substitute this with ginger paste too.
  • Hot water: a splash of hot water mixed with ginger activates the flavors.
  • Pomegranate juice: add 100% real pomegranate juice for tart, fresh notes.
  • Orange juice: add a splash of fresh citrus for a taste that balances beautifully with the ginger and pomegranate. 
  • Sparkling water: top this mocktail with your favorite sparkling water for an effervescent finish. 
  • Rosemary sprig, pomegranate arils, orange slice: make your mocktail pop and use these ingredients to top your refreshing drink with.
Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

How to Make the Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

To make this specialty mocktail, start by thinly slicing a piece of ginger and adding it to a cocktail shaker with a splash of hot water. Muddle to release the ginger’s flavors. Note: you can substitute real ginger with ginger paste, but I prefer the taste of real ginger. 

Next, add the pomegranate juice, orange juice, and ice, then shake all the ingredients in the cocktail shaker until the outside of the shaker is chilled. Strain the mixture into 2 glasses with fresh ice and top with a splash of sparkling water and stir. If desired, garnish with a rosemary sprig, pomegranate arils, and orange slice.

Recipe Notes: 

  • This recipe is Whole30 friendly
  • For a sweeter mocktail, add a sweetener of choice to the cocktail shaker. Or replace sparkling water with ginger beer or ginger ale.
  • To make this a cocktail, add gin or vodka.
Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

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Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail

This Ginger Pomegranate Mocktail is made with ginger, pomegranate juice, orange juice, and sparkling water for a refreshing and non-alcoholic beverage.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mocktail, non-alcoholic beverage
Yield: 2

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Muddler
  • Cocktail glasses

Materials

  • ½ inch peeled ginger
  • Splash of hot water
  • 6 oz 100% pomegranate juice
  • 2 oz fresh orange juice
  • ½ – 1 oz Sparkling water
  • Garnish: Rosemary sprig, pomegranate arils, orange slice

Instructions

  • Thinly slice the ginger and add to a cocktail shaker with a splash of hot water. Muddle.
  • Add pomegranate juice, orange juice and ice and shake until chilled.
  • Strain into 2 glasses with fresh ice. Top with a splash of sparkling water and stir.
  • If desired, garnish with rosemary sprig, pomegranate arils and orange slice

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