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Friday, December 30, 2011

Mocktails for kids


Having a New Year's Eve Party?

Fancy drinks all around?

But, what about the kids?

Both of my kids are old enough to stay up till the ball drops so I thought they'd like to have a fancy drink as well.

Here are a few mocktails for kids. Be creative, rim the glass with some Pop Rocks or Pixi Sticks, freeze gummi worms for ice cubes.
Use your imagination!

Steven and Chris

EPIC LEMONADEIngredients

3 ounces pink lemonade
½ cup frozen raspberries (thawed)
1 cup ice
1 ounce pineapple juice

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Adjust the amount of ice depending on the thickness desired.

(adapted from Steven & Chris)
Squidoo
APPLE CINNAMON

Chill a wine goblet with ice. Add 2 oz. cranberry juice and 4 oz. chilled apple cider. Stir to mix. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
(adapted from Squidoo)


LCBO



BANANA RAMA



In a blender, combine 1 cup ice, 1 whole banana, 5 fresh strawberries, 5 oz. pineapple juice and 4 oz. coconut milk. Blend until smooth and strain into a glass. Garnish with a slice of banana or strawberry.
(adapted from LCBO)


LCBO
COCO COLADA
In a blender, add 1 cup ice, 4 oz. pineapple juice and 2 oz. cream of coconut (or 6 oz. pina colada mix). Blend until slushy and strain into an old fashioned drinking or margarita glass. Garnish with an orange wheel.
(adapted from LCBO)

LCBO
COOL FROST

To a blender, add 1 cup ice, 1 scoop mint chocolate chip ice cream and ½ cup milk. Blend and pour into a martini glass. Drizzle 1 tsp. chocolate sauce on top and garnish with a candy cane.
(adapted from LCBO)


LCBO
COUNTDOWN MOCKTAIL

To a flute, add ½ oz passionfruit juice, ½ oz cranberry juice and ½ fresh strawberry, sliced. Top with 4 oz chilled sparkling water.
(adapted from LCBO)


celebrations.com
S'MORE MOCKTAIL

Ingredients
5 ounces milk
1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
1 - 2 tablespoons Kraft Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme
1
graham cracker

1 chocolate bar piece

Directions
Add milk into a mug or glass.
Stir in chocolate syrup until combined.
Spoon marshmallow creme on top of the cocktail.
Wait for a couple of minutes and the cream will settle forming a smooth topping.
Insert the graham cracker and chocolate bar piece into the creme topping and serve.
(adapted from celebrations.com)


Imagine, Improvise & Invent

Sarah

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4 Comments:

At December 30, 2011 at 9:13 PM , Blogger Lori said...

So Cute!

 
At December 31, 2011 at 7:20 PM , Blogger Christina at I Gotta Create! said...

Forget the kids...I want to taste these!! {no, don't forget the kids}
These sound amazing! Pop rocks---that'll get the party going :)
Thanks SO much for sharing at the Kiss & Tell party over at my place, Sarah!

 
At January 6, 2012 at 2:08 AM , Blogger Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust said...

Hi Sarah, Thank you for sharing these awesome ideas at my Fab Friday Linky Pary. I like them so much that I am featuring them in my "Favorites" post tonight. Please feel free to take an "I Was Featured" button if you'd like & come back again next Friday!

Warmly, Michelle

 
At January 7, 2012 at 11:41 AM , Blogger Christina at I Gotta Create! said...

I just had to feature this on my Facebook page in time for the weekend!! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Igottacreate/100573240032625?sk=wall
<3 Christina

 

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