Friday, December 30, 2011

Cheers to a new year!

Bottoms up! With these delicious mocktails, even the children can join in on the festivities.

Mint Chocolate Mocktail 
2 oz. of your favorite mint chocolate ice cream
1 oz. coconut cream
Large handful of crushed ice
2 oz. half & half
Chocolate syrup

Rim a martini glass with chocolate syrup: On a small flat plate, pour 1-2 oz of the syrup. Holding the glass parallel to the table, dab the rim of your glass into the liquid while slowly turning the glass so that only the outer edge is covered. Then combine the rest of the ingredients and stir until smooth. Pour into your already-rimmed glass and serve!

3 oz. apple juice
3 oz. orange-pineapple juice (pre-mixed)
1 oz. cranberry nectar
Handful of crushed ice

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth (1-2 minutes). Pour into glasses and serve.

Mock Pink Champagne 
1 oz. cran-apple juice
1 oz. white grape juice
2.5 oz. ginger ale
Garnish with strawberry

This can be made in a martini shaker or simply added in a champagne flute.

New Year's Sunrise 
4 oz. seltzer
6 oz. orange juice
.5 oz. grenadine syrup
1 orange slice
1 lemon slice
1 maraschino cherry
Plastic toothpick

In a tall glass, mix the seltzer and orange juice. Slowly pour the grenadine into the center of the glass, allowing it to settle on the bottom. Garnish with the orange, lemon and cherry, stacked and skewered on the toothpick. 

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