Non-Alcoholic Mexican Drinks

Host a non-alcoholic Cinco de Mayo party that's flowing with marvelous Mexican drinks. Check out this collection of easy non-alcoholic Mexican drinks, including spiked coffees and zero-proof margaritas.

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Sangrita

The Food Channel

This bright red Mexican-style cocktail has a spicy kick to it. To celebrate Mexico's Independence Day bicentennial, which begins tonight, consider serving Sangrita alongside a shot of tequila and lime juice to mirror the colors of the Mexican flag.

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Mexican Marshmallow Cocoa

Better Homes and Gardens

mexican cocoa mix

Family Circle

If you're giving this cinnamon-spiced cocoa mix as a gift, add a holiday mug to the basket.

Latin Limeade

EatingWell

A bracing drink traditionally sweetened with unrefined sugar.

Total: 10 mins

Mock Sangria

Better Homes and Gardens

When entertaining guests at a summer cookout, start off the festivities with this low-calorie three-fruit beverage served over ice. It's perfect for diabetics.

Total: 15 mins

Cucumber Agua Fresca

Better Homes and Gardens

Hot Cocoa

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

Watermelon Agua Fresca

EatingWell

This refreshing drink is served by roadside vendors all over Mexico. Not too much fruit, not too much sugar, just a beautiful way to quench your thirst on a summer day.

Total: 4 hrs 15 mins

Mock Margarita

Diabetic Living

This alcohol-free "cocktail" looks like its tequila-laced counterpart. And it's perfect for dieters--just 58 calories per drink.

Total: 10 mins

Aztec Hot Chocolate

Better Homes and Gardens

Champurrado

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Fine Cooking Magazine

A refreshing agua fresca is a popular drink in Mexico and all over Latin America. Agua frescas are basically fresh ripe fruit juices, sweetened and served over or blended with ice. An interesting variation is to freeze a fruity white wine and then crush it and substitute it for the crushed ice. Make two batches of this recipe to serve six people.

Frozen Horchata

EatingWell

A summery take on a popular Spanish and Mexican rice-based drink.

Total: 5 mins

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