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Vivek Singh's snowball mocktail recipe

Vivek Singh's snowball mocktail recipe

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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. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15mins to prepare plus (9hrs) overnight infusing time
  • 104 calories / serving


  • 300ml (10 1/2fl oz) vanilla ice-cream
  • 100ml 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

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • 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


  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. Measure out 10ml (1/4fl oz) of syrup, mix the portion of syrup with the rest of the ingredients until pale and frothy
  4. Divide the ‘mocktail’ into glasses. Dust with cinnamon and top with a few redcurrants before serving.

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