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Fun Rainbow Mocktails for Kids

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Not only are these Rainbow Mocktails for Kids pretty, but they taste yummy as well! Honestly, you could even turn it into an edible science lesson – how do you get the layers? They’ll love drinking the colors of the rainbow! 

This mocktail recipe is perfect for Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day or to just add a bit of color to your next child’s birthday party!

If you’re looking for a way to brighten your child’s day, try making this fun and colorful mocktail. With vibrant colors and classic flavor combinations, these drinks are sure to please even the pickiest palates.

And best of all, they’re completely kid-friendly, so you can rest assured that they won’t get into trouble while enjoying their treat.

Rainbow Mocktail for Teenagers - perfect drink recipe for Mardi Gras and Saint Patrick's Day

Specialty Ingredients needed for fun rainbow mocktails:

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A great (and pretty) mocktail takes a stash of a few fun tools like the ones listed above.  So, if you are planning to make cocktails and mocktails when entertaining, it would make sense to create your own little bar box!  This way, you are prepared when the unexpected guest drops in.


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Necessary Mocktail Tools:

The following affiliate links are fairly necessary for crafting this rainbow mocktail recipe.

Rainbow Mardi Gras Mocktails for Kids

What is a mocktail?

A mocktail is an alcohol-free drink that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Although mocktails are often seen as a non-alcoholic alternative to cocktails, they can also be enjoyed on their own merits. Mocktails can be made with a wide variety of ingredients, including juices, sodas, and even pureed fruit.

Some common mocktail recipes include the Virgin Mary, the Shirley Temple, and the Roy Rogers. The popularity of mocktails has grown in recent years, as more people are looking for ways to enjoy delicious drinks without the alcohol.

Whether you’re hosting a party for adults or kids, Mocktails are a great way to give everyone a taste of something special.

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What are tips for a great mocktail?

When it comes to mocktails, the possibilities are endless. But if you’re looking for a truly great mocktail, here are a few tips to keep in mind.

First, start with a high-quality juice or syrup. This will provide the foundation for your drink and make sure that it has good flavor.

Second, add a splash of seltzer or sparkling water for effervescence. Third, don’t be afraid to get creative with your garnishes. A fresh fruit, herb, or spice can really take your mocktail to the next level.

And finally, remember that less is more. With mocktails, it’s easy to go overboard with flavorings and end up with a drink that is too sweet or too strong.

By following these simple tips, you can create a delicious and refreshing mocktail that everyone will enjoy.

How do you layer a drink?

When layering a drink, it is important to consider the ingredients’ density.

The denser an ingredient, the longer it will take to settle. For this reason, starting with the least-dense ingredient is typically recommended and working up to the densest.

In addition, it is important to pour each layer carefully so that it does not disturb the layer below. If the ingredients are poured in too quickly, they will mix and the layers will be lost.

With a little practice, layering drinks can be a fun and impressive way to impress your guests.

Mardi Gras Mocktail Recipe

Mocktails are a great choice for parties for a number of reasons.

First, they offer a refreshing alternative to alcoholic beverages. This can be especially welcome for guests who are driving or who do not drink alcohol for personal reasons.

Second, mocktails are generally less expensive than cocktails, so they can help to keep party costs down.

Finally, mocktails can be customized to suit any party theme or guest preferences.

Whether you’re serving up tropical drinks for a luau-themed party or virgin daiquiris for a celebration of all things Cuban, mocktails are a versatile and fun option. So next time you’re planning a party, be sure to include some delicious mocktails on the menu!

What type of glasses should I serve this rainbow mocktail recipe in?

You can have fun serving this delicious rainbow mocktail in a tall glass, a martini glass, a highball glass, hurricane glass or any type of glass that you want. 



What are fun toppings to add to glasses? 

When it comes to toppings, the sky is the limit! You can top it with edible flowers, red sugar sprinkles, sour gummy candy, a lemon slice or two, cinnamon sticks, marshmallow creme, rainbow sprinkles, or anything else that you want! 

The last step to list on the recipe card below is to add fun toppings to the sides of the glasses or the rims! The whole family will love making their own creations to create a fun and unique colorful surprise. 

When should I serve mocktails? 

Any time of year is great, but for a mocktail like this, the middle of summer is always fun! There’s nothing like sipping this mocktail on a hot summer day – and having fun doing so! Add some ice cubes (or lots of ice) to the bottom of the glass, add some fresh herbs or some fun rainbow fruit, and pour away! 

Non-alcoholic beverages like this are great for a baby shower, birthday parties, or your own form of entertainment with family and friends. Don’t forget that you can add simple syrup or edible flower petals  to create a little natural beauty! The top layer of this drink provides the perfect blank canvas for creativity. 

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Rainbow Mocktails for Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

The kids are going to love these rainbow mocktails!



    Pour two (2) ounces of orange juice (no pulp) into a martini glass.

    Slowly pour in a steady stream, add once (1) ounce of Blue Curaçao.

    Into a clean squeeze bottle add two (2) ounce of Rose Lemonade soda and one (1) ounce of grenadine and stir.

    Place the bowl of a long-handled spoon just at the surface of the liquid already in the glass, very slowly squeeze the Rose Lemonade soda/grenadine mixture into the spoon and allow the mixture to float on the surface of the mixture already added to the glass. After you are finished allow the mixture to settle for about five (5) minutes.


Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 408Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 32mgCarbohydrates: 92gFiber: 0gSugar: 82gProtein: 1g

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Saturday 28th of November 2020

Blue curaçao is a liqueur which contains alcohol amd not suitable for children!

Kelli Miller

Sunday 29th of November 2020

if you look at the link I included, you would see that it is alcohol free :-)

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