This Orange Moscow Mule Mocktail is scrumptious, best if you desire a matured adult mixed drink without the alcohol.

Virgin Orange Moscow Mules
Orange Moscow Mule Mocktail

A Moscow mule is a mixed drink typically made with vodka, spicy ginger beer served in a copper mug, which handles the cold temperature level of the liquid. It’s scrumptious and simple to make into a mocktail because you don’t truly taste the vodka. Here I utilized Cara Cara oranges from California in location of lime, since they remain in season therefore scrumptious!! They ended up terrific – I’ve been consuming them all month!

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cara cara orange close up

Anybody doing a dry difficulty? I like my mixed drinks however I likewise like to take a break from time to time. It can be hard to discover non alcoholic mixed drinks that have intricate tastes and feel matured. Which is why I like these Orange Moscow Mules, the spicy ginger beer includes that zing you typically get, and because vodka is tasteless you truly don’t miss it. The very best part, no hangover the next day!

And if you’re like me and frequently forget to get your serving of fruit in every day, this mocktail is best as a single Cara Cara orange offers 100% of the everyday suggested quantity of vitamin C.

Cara Cara Oranges from California

Cara Cara oranges provide a remarkably sweet taste and a wonderful tropical scent. While they appear like timeless Navel oranges from the outdoors, they are somewhat less acidic and their seedless interior is an abundant pink color due to the natural existence of the anti-oxidant, lycopene. Not just are California-grown Cara Cara oranges a delectably sweet addition to any dish, they likewise include a beautiful pop of abundant pink color when segmented into a salad or are newly squeezed into a mixed drink. This impressive orange remains in season December through Might.

What to search for when purchasing and keeping oranges

  • When searching for Cara Cara oranges, or any citrus for that matter, pick fruit that smells fresh and feels heavy for its size. That’s a sure indication it’s going to be juicy!
  • Leftover or cut oranges need to be cooled within 2 hours.
  • Keep your citrus fresh longer—as much as 3 weeks–by keeping it in the fridge at a temperature level listed below 42 degrees.

Why I like to go dry for a month?

  1. I don’t desire the empty calories.
  2. I sleep a lot better.
  3. No hangover the next day, which suggests more energy to workout.
  4. Conserve cash

That being stated, if you wish to have a mixed drink I won’t evaluate! You can include 1 to 2 ounces of vodka to this beverage. I will be sharing more mocktail dishes here. If you have demands please let me understand in the remarks! Take a look at these Spicy No Evidence Palomas I shared recently.

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Orange Moscow Mule Mocktail

104 Cals 1 Protein 27 Carbohydrates Fats

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Prepare Time: 0 minutes

Overall Time: 5 minutes

This Orange Moscow Mule Mocktail is scrumptious, best if you desire a matured adult mixed drink without the alcohol.

  • 1 Cara Cara orange, juice of
  • 1 cup ice
  • 6.8 oz bottle light ginger beer, I like Fever Tree Refreshingly Light
  • fresh mint leaves, for garnish
  • Slice the orange in quarters, then cut 2 to 3 pieces for garnish and reserved. Juice the remainder of the orange and location it in a copper mug (or any glass). Fill the glass with ice to the top. Include the ginger beer and garnish with orange pieces and mint leaves.

Serving: 1mocktail, Calories: 104kcal, Carbohydrates: 27g, Protein: 1g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 20.5g

Blue Smart Points: 2

Green Smart Points: 2

Purple Smart Points: 2

Keywords: mocktails, orange moscow mule, virgin moscow mule

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by California Oranges. Thank you for supporting the brand names that make Skinnytaste possible. All ideas are my own. Picture credit: Erin Alvarez