Vivek Singh's snowball mocktail recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15mins to prepare plus (9hrs) overnight infusing time
  • 104 calories / serving
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Let the kids join in with the adult tradition of festive cocktails with this wonderful ‘mocktail’ recipe from Vivek Singh. The syrup at the base of the cocktail is infused with mincemeat overnight, so make sure you plan ahead with this one. 

To make the syrup, heat the sugar and water together in a pan until the sugar dissolves. Leave to cool a little and pour into a jar

Leave to cool a little and pour into a jar. Add the mincemeat to the jar and infuse overnight. Then, strain the mixture, reserving the syrup.

Measure out 10ml (1/4fl oz) of syrup, mix the portion of syrup with the rest of the ingredients until pale and frothy

Divide the ‘mocktail’ into glasses. Dust with cinnamon and top with a few redcurrants before serving.

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  • Ingredients

  • 300ml (10 1/2fl oz) vanilla ice-cream
  • 100ml (3 1/2fl oz) lemon juice
  • 500ml (1pt 2fl oz) diet lemonade
  • 1/2tsp ground cinnamon
  • 60g (2 1/2oz) redcurrants
  • For the syrup

  • 10g (1/4oz) mincemeat
  • 25g (1oz) caster sugar
  • 25ml (1fl oz) water
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  • Energy 440kj 104kcal 5%
  • Fat 4g 5%
  • Saturates 2g 12%
  • Sugars 16g 18%
  • Salt 0.2g 3%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 16.7g Protein 1.7g Fibre 1.2g


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