Francis Forever Valentine’s Day Mocktail

If you’re abstaining from alcohol, you can still delight in a special beverage to toast your beloved on Valentine’s Day. Our Francis Forever Mocktail uses your favorite green tea, delicious, homemade passionfruit syrup, and a squeeze of lemon to help accentuate the flavors. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make this drink and how excellent it tastes.

Francis Forever Valentine’s Day Mocktail Recipe

INGREDIENTS

5 oz good quality, brewed or purchased green tea of your preference
1.5 oz passionfruit syrup
.50 oz lemon

For the passionfruit syrup:

300 grams passionfruit puree (find this frozen at Reyna Foods in the Strip District)
300 grams white sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients into a cocktail tin, cover with ice and shake for about 10 seconds.
  2. Strain into a highball glass and top with ice.
  3. Garnish with mint for a fresh and herbal bouquet while you sip. 

For the passionfruit syrup: 

  1. Bring both ingredients to a simmer in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring often.
  2. Once all the sugar has completely dissolved, remove from heat and transfer into an airtight container.
  3. Allow to cool to room temp before refrigerating. Keep refrigerated for up to a month.

Recipe by Kaitlin Fellers / Story by Kylie Thomas / Photography by Dave Bryce / Styling by Anna FranklinA footer photo with a white background, one TABLE Magazine and subscribe info and button

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