Cherry mocktail with cloves and anise seeds

Cherry mocktail with cloves and anise seeds
Cherry mocktail with cloves and anise seeds
Kersenmocktail met kruidnagelen anijszaadjes
Delicious….a fresh and healthy mocktail based on fresh cherries. Enjoy a cocktail without alcohol, it is surprisingly tasty
5 van 1 stem
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Own recipe
Servings 4 glasses


  • cooking pot
  • puree pestle
  • sieve


  • 500 gr cherries fresh
  • 8 cloves
  • 2 tspoon anise seeds
  • 300 ml water
  • 1/2 lime juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 tblspoon honey
  • 2 bottles tonic
  • some mint leaves and extra cherries to decorate
  • ice cubes


  • Rinse the cherries. Pit them with a cherry pitter or with a knife.
    Place the cherries in a cooking pot with the honey, anise seeds, cloves, water and the juice of half a lime. Put the lid on the pot and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat. With a masher, mash the cherries to a pulp.
    Stir well. Let it soak in the pot for another 5 minutes.
    Pour this pulp through a sieve so that you only catch the juice and put it in the fridge to cool down.
  • Divide the ice cubes between the glasses until they are 3/4 filled up. Spread the cherry juice over it. Top up with mild tonic water.
  • You can decorate the glasses with some mint leaves and extra cherries.


This is the proof that you can also enjoy a cocktail without alcohol. Your guests will be surprised at your party!
Kersenmocktail 1.2
Keyword mocktail, alcoholfree drinks, cherries, cherry drinks, cherry mocktail, nonalcoholic drinks
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