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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at MSU chapter.

In honor of turning 21 this week, here is a list of my favorite mocktails.

Shirley Temple 

  • Sprite or ginger Ale
  • 1 shot of grenadine
  • ½ shot of lime juice
  • Cherries 

-Add the grenadine, lime juice, and sprite to a glass then mix together, top with a few cherries 

Blueberry Faux Mojito

  • Blueberries
  • Mint leaves
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Honey 
  • Light ice
  • Sparkling water 

-Mash the blueberries with lime juice and mint leaves 

-Add ice and sparkling water

Raspberry Lemonade 

  • Raspberries 
  • 1 lemon 
  • 1 shot of simple syrup 
  • Sparkling water

-Mash the raspberries in the glass

-Add a slice of lemon

-Add ice 

-Add the juice from the lemon and simple syrup

-Add your desired amount of sparkling water

Lavender Fizz

  • Lavender syrup
  • 2 shots of lemon juice 
  • Sprite

-Add everything to a shaker over ice

-Shake up them and pour them into your favorite glass (I love using a flute glass for this one)

-Garnishing with a lemon slice


  • 2 shots of peach juice
  • Sparkling cider

-Add everything to the glass and mix 

Strawberry Shrub

  • ½ pound /chopped strawberries 
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • Sparkling water

-Mix the chopped strawberries and sugar in a bowl and let that sit overnight

-After 24 hours, strain the mixture into a bowl 

-Add the apple cider vinegar to the liquid mixture

-Add sparkling water to a glass

-Add 2 tablespoons of the mix to the glass

Hope you get to try these next time you are out with friends or even to spice up your meals at home. 

Audrey is a senior at Michigan State University She is the Events Director, Book Club Manager, and Editor for her chapter. At MSU she is majoring in Economics and minoring in Quotative Data Analytics and Italian.