The Ella
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The Ella
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The Ella is a non-alcoholic cocktail that serves as a sweet and creamy refreshment ideal for those who enjoy dessert-like beverages without the kick of alcohol. It blends the citrusy ... more The Ella is a non-alcoholic cocktail that serves as a sweet and creamy refreshment ideal for those who enjoy dessert-like beverages without the kick of alcohol. It blends the citrusy tang of orange juice with the mellow sweetness of apple juice, creating a fruity base layer. This is then enriched by the smooth and rich texture of vanilla ice cream, making The Ella a comforting indulgence. Designed to be served in a highball glass, this cocktail offers a generous volume for a satisfying experience, and its cold temperature makes it particularly appealing on warm days or as a daytime treat. Its simplicity and appeal to a wide range of palates, especially among those who prefer alcohol-free options, make The Ella a delightful choice for social gatherings or as a festive family-friendly beverage.
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Orange juice
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Non-alcoholic
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Shaken

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a The Ella

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a tall glass before serving

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The Ella?

The Ella is best served in a highball glass, chilled. After shaking the mixture of orange juice, apple juice, and vanilla ice cream, pour it over ice to keep it refreshingly cold. This method enhances its flavors and makes it a perfect non-alcoholic treat for any occasion.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize The Ella to suit my taste?

To customize The Ella, consider adding a splash of soda for a fizzy twist or substitute one of the juices with another fruit juice of your preference, such as pineapple or mango juice, for a tropical feel. For a creamier texture, add an extra scoop of vanilla ice cream. Garnishes like a slice of orange or apple can also be added for visual appeal and a hint of freshness.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving The Ella?

The Ella is a versatile mocktail perfect for any occasion, from family gatherings to special celebrations. Its non-alcoholic nature makes it suitable for all ages, and its refreshing taste is particularly fitting for summer parties, brunches, and as a delightful afternoon refreshment.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the vanilla ice cream in The Ella for another ingredient if I'm lactose intolerant?

Yes, for those who are lactose intolerant or prefer a dairy-free option, the vanilla ice cream in The Ella can be substituted with coconut milk ice cream or almond milk ice cream. These alternatives offer a similar creamy texture and a delightful flavor without lactose.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is The Ella suitable for a vegan diet?

The Ella can be made suitable for a vegan diet by ensuring the vanilla ice cream used is vegan, meaning it should be free from dairy and any other animal products. Many stores offer ice cream alternatives made from almond milk, coconut milk, or soy milk which would work perfectly in this cocktail.

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