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8 easy to make mocktail recipes for kids

Mocktail Recipes for Kids

We're releasing our list of the best children's mocktail recipes for kids just in time to celebrate 2021 and say hello to 2020! We love the inclusion of mocktails. Now, kids, pregnant moms and teetotallers can join in the cocktail countdown fun.

From pink sangria (with Shirley Temples) to mojitos (and mint lemonade), we've got five delicious cocktail and mocktail combinations for parents and kids to enjoy together.

Find more creative ways to celebrate the New Year at home with these 5 activities for kids.

1. Classic Mojito Recipe

The mojito is the epitome of the refreshing cocktail, reduced to the essentials of rum, lemon juice, sugar, soda and mint. Each ingredient is explicitly selected to treat hot weather-induced thirst pains: it is, in turn, sweet, sour, mint and sparkling and easy mocktail recipes for kids.


  • 4 oz of white rum

  • 6 mint leaves, crushed

  • 1 ½ ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed

  • 1 ounce of simple syrup

  • A squirt of club soda to finish


  • Add the crushed mint, rum, lemon juice and simple syrup to a shaker with a handful of ice. Would you mind giving it a little shake?

  • Strain into two tall glasses and garnish with some club soda.

  • Garnish with a slice of lemon, a sprig of mint and a good meal!

  • Children's mocktail recipes for kids: Lime-Min-Ade

  • We also like 7-Up subs for club soda.

2. Recipe for Rosé Sangria Ro

If you order sangria (or follow mocktail recipes for kids and make it at home ), expect a wine-based drink with a touch that is sometimes sweet and always fruity. Modern sangria usually has brandy or flavoured liqueur to increase the percentage of alcohol and sparkling water or lemon-lime soda to cheer it up.

Ingredients -

  • 1 bottle of rosé wine

  • 1 cup of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

  • ½ cup of freshly squeezed orange juice

  • 2 oz of simple syrup

  • Fresh fruit, to taste (I used a slice of lemon and half a litre of raspberry)

  • ¼ cup of fruit liqueur, to taste (e.g. Cointreau, raspberry liqueur, fruit vodka)

  • club soda, to serve

Sangria is a tremendous forgettable corrective punch to serve a crowd or breastfeed slowly over the weekend.


  • Mix all ingredients, except soda, in a jar and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving; the longer it remains, the more intense the flavours become. When ready to serve, put some ice and garnish with a splash of club soda.

3. Shirley Temple Classic

Children's mocktail recipes for kids: Shirley Temple Classic


  • 4oz of clear soda such as 7-Up, Sprite or Ginger Ale

  • ½ ounce of grenadine syrup

  • maraschino cherries


  • you can fill a glass with ice, add the soda and grenadine, and add a cherry (or three! Four! More!)

4. Dalgona coffee recipe

Coffee is made by taking equal parts of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water beaten into a creamy caramel paste, which is added to a glass of milk. The result? It looks like a drink in two colours - mainly brown and white. It is also said to look like a melted candy before it hardens are mocktail recipes for kids.


  • 4 tablespoons of instant coffee beans

  • 4 tablespoons of sugar

  • 4 tablespoons of boiling water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

  • 4 ounces of Kahlua (or liqueur of your choice; Irish Cream would also be a good choice!)

  • 8 ounces of milk or alternative milk (we use almond milk)


  • Fill two ⅔ cups of the course with ice; add the liqueur and almond milk, leaving ⅓ of the cup empty for coffee.

  • In a medium bowl, combine the instant coffee, sugar, vanilla (if using), and boiling water. Using a mixer, beat the mixture until medium, frothy peaks form. Note: You can manually use a wire whisk, but it will take 8-10 minutes to get the right consistency.

  • Put the coffee blend on top of the ice and milk cups and enjoy.

5. Frozen Hot Chocolate

Mocktail Recipes for Kids: Frozen Hot Chocolate


  • 2 cups of milk

  • 3 packs of instant hot chocolate mix

  • 3 cups of ice

  • Not so optional toppings: whipped cream, chocolate chips, or chocolate chips


  • Mix the milk, hot chocolate and ice in a blender and blend until smooth.

  • Pour into two glasses.

  • Add some whipped cream, if used, and sprinkle with chocolate chips or chocolate chips.

6. Paloma recipe

Paloma is a tequila-based cocktail. This drink is most regular preparing by mixing tequila, lemon juice and a grapefruit-flavoured soda such as Fresca, Squirt or Jarritos and served over ice with a wedge of lemon.


  • kosher salt

  • ½ cup of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

  • 1 lemon juice, freshly squeezed

  • ½ ounce of simple syrup

  • ½ cup of tequila

  • ½ cup of club soda


  • Sprinkle salt on a plate. Rub the rim of two tall glasses with a slice of grapefruit and turn the salt to create a salt rim.

  • Mix the grapefruit juice, lemon juice, simple syrup and tequila in a shaker with ice. Shake to combine.

  • Strain into prepared cups and garnish with a splash of club soda.

7. Virgin Paloma

Children's mocktail recipes for kids: Virgin Paloma

Omit the tequila from the Paloma recipe above and ramp up the club soda to turn it into a children's drink.

8. Watermelon Lemonade Recipe

Eating watermelon with lemon significantly increases the amount of vitamin C present in both fruits. In addition, the reduced amount of sugar and the large amount of water contained in watermelon help relieve hunger. A juicy fruit topping is the perfect topping for a watermelon lemonade.


  • ½ cup of sugar

  • ½ cup of water, plus 3 cups of water to mix the lemonade

  • 4 cups of watermelon, diced

  • ½ cup of lemon juice, freshly squeezed

  • 2 ounces of vodka per serving


  • Make a simple syrup: add ½ water and sugar to a saucepan and bring to low heat, bring to a boil to make sure the sugar dissolves completely, about 5 minutes. Let it cool down a bit.

  • In a large jar, combine the simple syrup, lemon juice, and 3 cups of cold water to make the lemonade.

  • Before serving, put the watermelon in a blender and blend until pureed.

  • To assemble, pour some ice into a tall glass, add 3 tablespoons of watermelon puree, 2 ounces of vodka and fill the rest of the glass with lemonade. Stir to combine.

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