“Mocktail” Drink Recipes for Super Sweet 16 Party
Looking to plan a Sweet 16 Party? Take a look at some of these fun, delicious alcohol- free drink recipies that will turn any party into a hit.
Daddy’s Little Princess Shirley Temple: Ingredients – 6 fluid ounces lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage. 1 dash grenadine syrup. 1 maraschino cherry. Directions– into a tall glass, pour soda and grenadine over ice. Add cherry and straw.
Pink Goddess Raspberry Fizzler: Ingredients – 1 1/2 cups of raspberry juice. 3 scoops of raspberry sherbet. 1/2 cup of carbonated water. Directions – In a blender, combine raspberry juice, raspberry sherbet, and carbonated water. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
Lipstick Smudger Tornado Twist:Ingredients – 12 fluid ounces of cranberry-raspberry juice. 1 can or bottle of lemon-lime carbonated beverage. Directions – In a pitcher, mix cranberry-raspberry juice with lemon-lime soda. Pour over ice and serve.
My First Car Mock-Sangria: Ingredients – 1 (2 liter) bottle lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage. 1 cup instant tea powder. 2 oranges sliced into rounds. 1 lemon sliced into rounds. 3 cups ice. Directions – Pour the lemon-lime soda into a punch bowl, and stir in the instant ice tea. Float the orange and lemon slices in the punch, and add ice. Serve immediately.
All-Over Glitter Mock-Champagne: Ingredients – 2 (2 liter) bottles ginger ale, chilled. 1 (46 fluid ounce) can pineapple juice, chilled. 1 (64 fluid ounce) bottle white grape juice, chilled. Directions – In a large punch bowl, combine 1 bottle ginger ale, pineapple juice, and white grape juice. Pour into glasses and serve.
If the Crown Fits Virgin Daiquiri: Ingredients – 3 1/2 ounces frozen strawberries. 1/8 cup ice. 1/2 fluid ounce sweet and sour mix. 1 dash grenadine syrup. Directions – Place strawberries, ice cubes, sweet and sour mix, and grenadine in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add more or less ice depending on your taste.
Lime Green Feather Boa Italian Soda: Ingredients – 8 fluid ounces carbonated water. 3/4 ounce passion fruit flavored syrup. 3/4 ounce watermelon flavored syrup. 1 fluid ounce half-and-half cream. Directions – Fill a tall glass half full with ice. Fill to 2/3 with carbonated water. Pour in watermelon and passion fruit flavored syrups, then float the half-and-half cream on top. Stir when ready to dink.
16 Candles Virgin Pina Colada: Ingredients – 1 cup ice. 1 1/4 cup pineapple juice. 1/2 cup milk. 1/2 heavy cream. 2 tablespoons white sugar. Directions – In an electric blender, blend ice, pineapple juice, milk, cream, and sugar. Blend until smooth.
Shopping Spree Screwdriver: Ingredients – 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen concentrated grapefruit juice. 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen cranberry juice concentrate. 1/4 cup coconut milk. 9 cups cold water. Directions – In a 6 quart container, combine concentrated grapefruit juice, concentrated cranberry juice, and water. Put about 1 cup of juice and coconut milk in food a blender. Blend until smooth and pour back into main juice mixture. Chill at least 2 hours. Serve in punch bowl or pitcher.
Banana Boat River Float: Ingredients – 3 bananas. 3 cups fresh grapefruit juice. 2 cups lemon sherbet. 1 cup crushed ice. Directions – Puree bananas in a blender. In a gallon pitcher combine pureed bananas, grapefruit juice, lemon sherbet and crushed ice. Stir and serve.
Beach Sunset Mojito: Ingredients – 1/4 ruby or pink grapefruit cup into chunks, and seeds removed. 2 tbs. agave syrup or honey. 12 fresh mint leaves. 1/2 cup pink grapefruit soda. Directions – Put grapefruit pieces, agave, and mint in a cocktail shaker. Using a muddler, smash the fruit until the juice is released. Add one cup small ice cubes to the shaker with the half cup soda; shake well. Add more ice if desired, and top off with additional soda. Stir and garnish with mint sprigs and serve.
Birthday Girl Virgin Cosmopolitan: Ingredients – 1 1/4 cup water. 1/4 cup honey. 6 hibiscus tea bags (recommended: red zinger). Juice of 1 lime. 1/2 cup coconut water. 1-2 cups diet lemon-lime soda chilled. Directions – Boil water and honey; stir to dissolve honey. Remove from heat and add the tea bags. Seep the tea for 4 minutes, remove tea bags and let mixture cool completely . Pour tea mix into cocktail shaker and add one cup ice. Pour in coconut water and lime juice, and shake well. Strain into 4 martini glasses and top off with lemon-lime soda. Serve immediately.
Berries on the Beach: Ingredients – 1 cup berries (whichever is in season works fine; blueberries work best). 1 tsp lemon juice. 2 tbsp honey. 1 cup soda water. Directions – Add berries, lemon juice, and honey in a blender and mix until smooth. Add soda water and plus until combined. Pours into glass and serve.
Ball Gown Spritzer: Ingredients – 1 liter soda water chilled. 1/2 cup elderberry flower syrup, chilled. 1 lime juiced. 1/3 cup blackberries. 1/4 cup mint leaves, bruised.Directions – Whisk the soda water and elderberry syrup with the lime. Stir in blackberries and muddled mint leaves. Serve immediately. (Also works well with lemon juice and strawberries).
Tiara Topper Peach Bellini: Ingredients – 2 ounces peach nectar, juice, or puree.Sparkling apple cider, chilled (to taste). Directions – Coat the rim of a champagne glass with flavored sugar. Pour in the nectar and slowly add the cider until the glass is full.
Masquerade Mystery: Ingredients – 2 ounces coconut milk. 3 ounces pineapple juice. 3 ounces mango juice. 1 small banana. Directions – Pour juice and coconut milk in a blender. Peel and add the banana. Blend for 10 seconds. Pour in a large glass and serve with a straw. Garnish with a slice of pineapple on the rim.
The Sweet 16 Arnold Palmer: Ingredients – 5 fluid ounces lemonade. 5 fluid ounces ice tea. 1 cup ice. Directions – Combine lemonade and ice tea into a tall glass. Add ice and stir until chilled.
Mango-Tango Dance Party: Ingredients – 1 mango peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks. 3/4 cup orange juice. 1/4 cup lime juice. 2 ice cubes. 1 1/4 cups club soda. Directions – Puree the mango in a blender until smooth. Add the orange and lime juices; blend until smooth. Add the club soda and ice cubes. Pulse the blender until the ice cubes are crushed and ingredients are blended.
Mommy’s Little Girl Choc-Tini: Ingredients – 1/2 cup chocolate milk. 1 cup mint-chocolate chip ice cream. 4 ice cubes. Directions – Pour ingredients into blender and blend until smooth. Coat inside of glass with chocolate syrup. Pour mixture into glass. Garnish with candy cane.