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Festive Fall Mocktail Recipes

Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you can't imbibe this holiday season! Here are five fun and festive fall mocktail recipes to try!

Published October 29, 2020
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The holiday season is upon us! From now until just after the New Year, we are entering the season of family gatherings and boozy frivolity. As a pregnant mama, sometimes it can feel like you’re being left out of all the fall festivities when you don’t get to imbibe as you might have before you got pregnant. But don’t worry, mamas! We’ve got some deliciously festive fall mocktail recipes just for you. Thanks to Diana Licalzi Maldonado and Kerry Jane Criss in their book Drinking for Two, you won’t feel like you’re missing out on a thing this season!

Festive Fall Mocktail Recipes

Festive Fall Mocktail Recipes

Pumpkin Pie Mock-tini

Pumpkin Pie Mocktini Recipe

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A martini glass filled with a creamy orange beverage, garnished with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. The rim of the glass is coated with a crumbly substance, making it perfect for fall mocktail recipes. In the background, there is an orange pumpkin, a green-brown leaf, and two cinnamon sticks.

Pumpkin Pie Mock-tini


  • Author: Diana Licalzi Maldonado and Kerry Jane Criss

Ingredients

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Serves 2

Pumpkin Pie Rim
  • 1 tbsp chopped walnuts
Drink
  • 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk
  • 2/3 cup canned pure pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 34 pitted dates
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Coconut whipped cream and ground cinnamon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Soak dates in water for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, rim glasses with maple syrup and then dip into chopped walnuts.
  3. Add all ingredients to a blender.
  4. Blend on high for a longer period of time to break up the dates for evenly distributed sweetness.
  5. Pour into prepared martini glasses.
  6. Garnish with a dollop of coconut whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Notes

Adapted from the book book Drinking for Two

Apple Pie Mocktini

Apple Pie Mocktini Recipe

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A martini glass filled with a light brown creamy drink, garnished with small brown crunchy pieces on top, a cinnamon stick, and a spice. The rim of the glass is coated with a brown sugary substance. Perfect for fall mocktail recipes, the drink is placed on a white marble surface.

Apple Pie Mocktini


  • Author: Diana Licalzi Maldonado and Kerry Jane Criss

Ingredients

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Serves 2

Rim
  • 1 tbsp chopped nuts or ground graham crackers
  • 1 tsp maple syrup or honey
 Drink
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce (or about 2 standard single-serve containers) – You can also swap for 100% apple juice.
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 shakes of ground nutmeg
  • 1 shake of ground cloves
  • 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Apple slices or cinnamon stick for garnish

Instructions

  1. Soak dates in water for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, rim glasses with maple syrup or honey and then dip into ground nuts or graham crackers.
  3. Add the dates and applesauce to a blender.
  4. Blend on high for a longer period of time to break up the dates for evenly distributed sweetness.
  5. Add the mixture and remaining ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously.
  6. Pour into martini glasses and garnish with a slice of fresh apple or a cinnamon stick.

Notes

Adapted from the book book Drinking for Two

Festive Fizz

Festive Fizz Mocktail Recipe

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A close-up of a glass filled with ice cubes, a pink liquid, and garnished with a single orange slice and a sprig of thyme. Perfect for fall mocktail recipes, the view is from above, showcasing the prominently centered orange slice.

Festive Fizz


  • Author: Diana Licalzi Maldonado and Kerry Jane Criss

Ingredients

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Serves 2

  • 4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 2 tsp ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup seltzer
  • Ice
  • Additional thyme and fresh cranberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. Muddle ginger and thyme in the bottom of a shaker.
  2. Add the cranberry and orange juice; fill the shaker with ice. Shake vigorously.
  3. Divide the shaken mixture between two ice-filled lowball glasses.
  4. Top with seltzer and stir.
  5. Garnish with thyme sprigs and fresh cranberries, if desired.

Notes

Adapted from the book book Drinking for Two

Instant Cider

Instant Cider Fall Mocktail Recipe

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A clear glass mug filled with a light yellow beverage, garnished with a cinnamon stick. The mug has a handle and is placed on a white marble surface. Another cinnamon stick lies next to the mug, showcasing one of the delightful fall mocktail recipes perfect for the season.

Instant Cider


  • Author: Diana Licalzi Maldonado and Kerry Jane Criss

Ingredients

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Serves 2

  • 1 1/2 cups 100% apple juice
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Additional cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, or apple slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients (except cinnamon sticks) to a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Strain out any residual ginger bits, if desired.
  4. Heat the blended mixture along with the cinnamon sticks on the stovetop.
  5. Serve in mugs.
  6. Garnish with cinnamon sticks or whole cloves.

Notes

Adapted from the book book Drinking for Two

Not-Toddy

Not Toddy Fall Mocktail

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A glass mug filled with lemon water is placed on a white marble surface. A halved lemon lies next to the mug, and a stainless steel measuring spoon containing honey is also visible, making it a perfect start for fall mocktail recipes.

Not-Toddy


  • Author: Diana Licalzi Maldonado and Kerry Jane Criss

Description

Serves 2

  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1½  tbsp lemon juice
  • 1½ tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp honey
  • Cinnamon sticks and lemon slices for  garnish
  • Boil half of an apple with the water to make an apple not-toddy

Ingredients

  1. Divide lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and honey between two mugs.
  2. Pour hot water into the mugs.
  3. Serve with a cinnamon stick and a slice of lemon.

Notes

Adapted from the book book Drinking for Two

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