Christmas Mocktail

Christmas Mocktail

Say cheers to the holiday season with this delicious mocktail!


  • 1 cup of fresh lemon juice (10 to 12 lemons squeezed)
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 2 cups of loosely packed basil leaves
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 cups of cold water
  • 1 litre of ice
  • Basil leaves for garnish
  • Optional – your choice of alcohol

To make

Combine lemon juice, honey, basil leaves, and salt in a blender. Blend on a high speed for about a minute, or until the mixture has a smooth texture to your liking. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher. Discard any solids. Add cold water and whisk to combine. Crush ice in the blender and add. Serve in ice filled glasses and garnish with basil leaves.