The Best Raw Honey Mocktail Recipes for the Chilly Season

As the winter season descends upon us, casting a blanket of frost (and snow in some places) across the landscape, it's a time to reflect on the beauty and resilience of nature. While Mother Nature may appear dormant, it's a period of quiet preparation, a time when trees and plants gather strength for the vibrant reawakening of spring and the bees can once again buzz into action, foraging for their next winter stores.
Inspired by this cycle of transformation, we invite you to gather your friends and embrace the winter spirit with a refreshing mocktail that captures the essence of nature's resilience.
These invigorating concoctions, infused with the vibrant flavours of winter fruits, our raw honey and spices, will awaken your senses and transport you to a snowy wonderland.
M&Co Cranberry and Honey Cocktail



The combination of cranberries, ginger and real honey is a classic trio for a reason – it's both refreshing and invigorating. And when you serve it in a martini glass, it looks simply stunning. This mocktail is perfect for any occasion, whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply unwinding at the end of the day.

Yield 2 Servings
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 10 Minutes


  • 30g (¼ cup) fresh cranberries
  • 3 Tbsp Maters & Co Pure Honey, divided
  • 1 Tbsp castor sugar
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, coarsely chopped
  • 57.5g (¼ cup) pure cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • 180ml (¾ cup) kombucha


  1. Thread the cranberries onto 2 small skewers (or rosemary twig with leaves removed). Brush the berries with 1 tablespoon of Maters & Co Honey - light or medium, sprinkle with sugar. Set aside.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine ginger, cranberry juice and 2 tablespoons of Maters & Co Pure Honey. Again, your choice from light or medium. Add ice. Shake for 60 seconds. Strain into martini glasses, top with kombucha.
  3. Garnish with cranberry skewer or sprigs of fresh rosemary.


M&CO Green Tea and Cranberry Honey Cocktail


Here's a recipe for a refreshing and festive mocktail that's perfect for any party or gathering:

Yield 8 Servings
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 15 Minutes


  • 3.8L (128 oz) unsweetened green tea, divided
  • 1 x 325g jar (1 cup) Maters & Co Pure Light Honey
  • 4-6 cinnamon sticks
  • 4-6 whole anise stars
  • 1 tsp whole cloves
  • 1.5l (60 oz) pure cranberry juice
  • 1kg (2 lb) dry ice (optional)
  • 240g (2 cups) fresh cranberries
  1. In a large pot, make approx. 3.8 litres of green tea and set aside.
  2. Take 3 cups of the green tea with Maters & Co light honey, cinnamon sticks, anise and cloves. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring until all the honey is dissolved.
  3. Pour into a punch bowl.
  4. Add remaining green tea and cranberry juice to punch bowl. Add dry ice (or crushed ice). Garnish with cranberries.


blood orange fizz

Indulge your guests' taste buds with this refreshing and vibrant Blood Orange Fizz Mocktail, a delightful concoction that's perfect for any occasion.

The tartness of blood oranges is balanced by the sweetness of our raw honey and the fizzy bubbles of sparkling water, creating a symphony of flavours that will leave your guests wanting more.

Yield 2 Servings
Prep Time 7 Minutes
Total Time 7 Minutes


  • 142ml (½ cup) blood orange juice (fresh or from concentrate)
  • 3 Tbsp Maters & Co Pure Light or Medium Honey
  • Ice
  • 285ml (1 cup) sparkling water (orange flavoured, if desired)
  • Orange slice
  • Fresh mint for garnish

In a cocktail shaker, combine orange juice with honey and ice. Shake for 60 seconds, pour into a rocks glass. Top with sparkling water.

Garnish with a slice of orange and fresh mint


Iced Apple Cider and Raw Honey Mocktail


Indulge in the comforting embrace of our innovative apple cider recipe, a harmonious blend of autumnal freshness and invigorating spice.

Let the crispness of fresh apple juice transport you to the heart of the orchard, where the air is filled with the tantalising aroma of ripe apples. As you savour each sip, feel the warmth of cinnamon, cloves, and ginger gently caress your palate, leaving a lingering sensation of warmth and delight.

Our velvety concoction is sweetened with the purest Maters & Co honey, extracting its unique floral notes and adding a touch of natural sweetness that complements the cider's natural tanginess.

Whether you're seeking a refreshing pick-me-up after a long day or a comforting beverage to unwind with, our twisted apple cider is the perfect choice. Embrace the symphony of flavours and textures, and let this autumnal delight transport you to a world of pure bliss.

Yield 12 Servings
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 10 Minutes, plus overnight to chill

  • 285ml (1 cup) Maters & Co Raw Honey -  Light or Medium
  • 1.5L (50 oz) jug unsweetened, unfiltered apple juice
  • 6-8 cinnamon sticks
  • 26g (¼ cup) star anise (optional)
  • 5cm (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp whole cloves
  • Ice

In a large pot, heat honey, apple juice and all spices together just until mixture is steaming and honey is dissolved. Allow to cool slightly.

Transfer to a large pitcher, cover with plastic wrap and allow to sit overnight. Strain and serve over ice.

If desired, garnish with thin apple slices, skewered with a bamboo cocktail skewer.


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