Breakfast Mocktail: Orange and Elderflower Spritzer
Do you drink cocktails with your morning meal or weekend brunch? Cocktails are a little much for us at 8am, but sometimes we do like a glass of something special with our coffee and yogurt. Enter the breakfast mocktail.
We don’t drink a lot of straight juice; it’s quite filling and we prefer to just sip coffee most mornings. But some summer breakfasts call for something more, something fun. So we make mocktails.
The water lightens up the thick orange juice so it’s more refreshing and less filling, and the syrup adds a floral sweetness to the tangy orange juice. Squeeze in the juice of a lime wedge and garnish, and you’re set for a fizzy, sweet, refreshing summer morning drink.
Here are the approximate proportions we use:
Do you ever make morning mocktails? What are your favorite combinations?
(Images: Faith Durand)