Savor the Season: Delicious Mocktails for Summertime Soirees July 07 2023, 0 Comments

Summer is in full swing! From backyard parties to relaxing under the summer sun, a delicious and refreshing drink is a must. With fresh ingredients, beautiful floral garnishes, and easy to follow directions - here are our top 5 summer mocktails.

Lavender Lemon Spritzer


    • 2 oz lavender-infused syrup

    • 1 oz fresh lemon juice

    •  Sparkling water

    • Ice cubes

    • Garnish with Pansy flower and lemon twist  

In a glass, combine the lavender-infused syrup and fresh lemon juice. Fill the glass with ice cubes. Top with sparkling water. Stir gently to mix the flavors.Optional, add in 2 oz of Gin. Garnish with a Pansy flower and lemon twist. 


Strawberry Mint Fizz

Strawberry mint mocktailIngredients:

    • 4-6 fresh strawberries (hulled and sliced),

    • 6-8 fresh mint leaves

    • 1 oz lime juice

    • 1 oz simple syrup (or adjust to taste)

    • Sparkling water

    • Ice cubes

    • Garnish with mint sprig and strawberry slice 

In a glass, muddle the strawberries, mint leaves, lime juice, and simple syrup together until combined and the mint becomes fragrant. Fill the glass with ice cubes. Top with sparkling water. Stir gently to combine the flavors. Optional, add in 2 oz of Vodka. Garnish with a mint sprig and a strawberry slice.

Chamomile Peach Bellini 


    • 1/4 cup chamomile tea (cooled)

    • 1/2 cup peach nectar

    • 1 oz sparkling water

    • 1 oz ginger beer

    • Garnish with peach slice and chamomile flowers

In a glass, combine the chamomile tea and peach nectar. Add ice cubes and gently stir. Top with sparkling water and ginger beer. Optional, omit ginger beer and sparkling water, add 2 oz sparkling wine. Garnish with a slice of peach and a few chamomile flowers.

Floral Ice Cubes

Making ice cubes with edible flowers is a simple and delightful way to add a touch of beauty to your beverages. Here's how you can make floral ice cubes and easily make any drink a summer staple.


    • Choose Edible Flowers: Select edible flowers that are safe for

      Ice cubes with flowers
      consumption and free from pesticides or chemicals. Some popular options include pansies, violas, lavender, rose petals, and chamomile flowers. Ensure the flowers are clean and dry.

Clean flowers and ice cube tray. Gently place one or two edible flowers in each compartment. 

Pouring slowly, fill each compartment about three-quarters full with water. Place the ice cube tray in the freezer and allow the water to freeze for a few hours or overnight, depending on the temperature setting of your freezer.

Once the ice cubes are frozen, carefully remove them from the tray and use them to garnish your favorite beverages. The edible flowers will add a delightful touch of color and visual appeal as they slowly melt in the drink.

Embrace the summer vibes with our refreshing and easy-to-make mocktails that are perfect for any occasion. Keep Urban Poppy in mind when planning your next summer gathering for a floral arrangement to complement your beautifully crafted beverages. Cheers to a season filled with delicious drinks and memorable moments!