9 Brunch Mocktails Perfect for Lazy Sundays

Take a bite out of brunch but leave that bottle on the shelf. Zero-proof brunch mocktails are here to change the game.

Published November 27, 2023

Although many cite breakfast as the most important meal of the day, it is a universal fact that brunch is the most important meal on Sunday. And no brunch is complete without a little bevvie in hand. Except when you're skipping the booze, and you want something other than orange juice or simple coffee. That's a problem no more. These brunch mocktails will brighten up any table, even if you're bruchin' on a Wednesday.

Brunch Coffee Mocktail


Iced coffee is always a good choice with brunch. Always. But if you can't make it an iced Irish coffee, there's nothing to worry about when you have this buzzing brunch mocktail.


  • 4 ounces coffee, chilled
  • 2 ounces coconut OR oat milk
  • 1½ ounces nonalcoholic whiskey OR ½ ounce cinnamon simple syrup
  • 2 dashes chocolate bitters
  • Ice


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, chilled coffee, milk, nonalcoholic bourbon, and bitters.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. 

Brunch Mocktail Mule


I'll be honest. The inspiration for this mocktail comes from a local bar. Only this version has no booze, so you can actually continue to crush your to-do list when you get home from brunch.


  • 2 ounces nonalcoholic sparkling wine
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce jalapeño simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Ginger beer to top off 
  • Lime wedge for garnish


  1. In a rocks glass or copper mug, add ice, nonalcoholic sparkling wine, lime juice, and jalapeño simple syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with ginger beer.
  4. Garnish with lime wedge. 

Zero-Proof Sweet on You Mocktail


What's better than smashing up some fresh fruit with your brunch drink? For starters, it pretty much counts as an app. Which means you can get a second brunch app. Because life is short and brunch only comes once a week.


  • ¼ cup fresh blackberries, raspberries, or strawberries
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces nonalcoholic silver rum
  • 2 ounces coconut water
  • 2 ounces lemonade
  • Ice
  • Mint leaf for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, thoroughly muddle the fruit with simple syrup.
  2. Add ice, nonalcoholic silver rum, coconut water, and lemonade.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Double strain into a highball glass over fresh ice.
  5. Garnish with a mint leaf.
Quick Tip

If the cocktail is looking a little short in the glass, top off with extra lemonade or coconut water. Problem solved! 

Mimosa Mocktail at Brunch


There's no shortage of mimosas to choose from at brunch. And if you're looking for a mimosa with some mocktail magic, then these zero-proof mimosas will fizz and bubble with flavor from start to finish. 

La Vie en Brunch Mocktail


This mocktail may not be pink, but the tastiness will definitely give you rose-colored glasses. And a heaping dose of vitamin C.


  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces mango juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce ginger simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Mint sprig for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, pineapple juice, mango juice, lime juice, and ginger simple syrup.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with a mint sprig. 

Apple Blossom Brunch Mocktail


Nothing beats the smell or look of apple blossoms. Well, okay, perhaps brunch with your friends.


  • 3 ounces apple juice
  • 2 ounce ginger beer
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • Crushed ice
  • Lime slice for garnish


  1. In a wine glass, add crushed ice, apple juice, ginger beer, and cranberry juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with additional crushed ice if necessary.
  4. Garnish with a lime slice. 

No Buzz Bloody Mary Brunch Mocktail


Mocktail and zero-proof Bloody Marys are incredibly easy to turn from boozy to zero-proof. Skip the vodka and keep all the flavor: from straightforward to spicy to the buzz-free Bloody Mary of your dreams. 

Passionate for Brunch Mocktail


We're all passionate about something. Buying way too many books, a good nap, or brunch. But here's a little secret: there's no such thing as too much passion.


  • 2 ounces passion fruit juice
  • 1 passion fruit, cut into quarters and gutted
  • ¾ ounce vanilla simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Nonalcoholic sparkling wine OR club soda to top off
  • Lime wheel for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add passion fruit juice, passion fruit innards, vanilla simple syrup, and lime juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Pour into cocktail glass without straining.
  4. Add additional fresh ice if needed.
  5. Top off with nonalcoholic sparkling wine.
  6. Garnish with a lime wheel. 

Don't Worry, Bee Happy


A touch of rich peach cocktails at brunch? You can't help but to be happy. Who doesn't love the flavor of sunshine that you find in peaches?


  • 4 ounces peach juice
  • 1 ounce agave syrup
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lavender sprig for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, peach juice, agave syrup, cream of coconut, and lime juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with a lavender sprig. 

Sunny Eggs Call for Sunny Brunch Mocktails


Even when it's raining, brunch always seems to inspire the sunshine to come on out from behind the clouds. So dress up your iced coffee, flip the traditional mimosa on its head, and get this zero-proof brunch party started. Did someone say bottomless mocktails?

9 Brunch Mocktails Perfect for Lazy Sundays