Friday, February 11, 2011

Beautiful Mocktails for your Valentine

Treat your Valentine to a special Mocktail
to set the mood for Romance.

Cherry Mocktail Recipe

4 oz Black Cherry Yogurt
1 cup sliced and stoned Fresh Cherries
1 cup Cold Milk
1/2 cup crushed ice or Ice Cream (optional)
Honey to sweeten
Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker / stirrer and pour into an unusually shaped glass. Add Crushed Ice and decorations to create a great drink from an easy to make recipe!

Pregnant safe cocktails can be refreshing , nutritious and even romantic.
Don't forget the strawberries.

Virgin Mary
Half fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add 300ml of tomato juice, between 2-10 dashes of Tabasco sauce, depending on your hot pepper tolerance), 2-3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce, a teaspoon of horseradish sauce, the juice of quarter of a lemon, and a quick grind of salt and pepper. Shake and strain into an ice-filled highball. Garnish with a huge stick of celery.

Shirley Temple
The classic virgin cocktail. Add a couple of dashes of grenadine to an ice-filled highball glass, and top up with ginger ale. Squeeze a couple of lemon wedges over the top and drop in the drink. Stir and serve.

Gentle Sea Breeze
Shake a mixture of equal measures of cranberry juice and pineapple juice, and strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Honeymoon Cocktail
Take a cocktail shaker half filled with ice, add 100ml each of apple juice and orange juice, the juice of half a lime and 2 teaspoons of honey. Shake and strain into a pair of champagne flutes. Garnish with a twist of orange peel and a cherry each.

Safe Sex on the Beach
Add 1 large shot of peach juice, 3 large shots of pineapple juice, 3 large shots of orange juice, and the juice of half a lime to a cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Stir and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with a lime wedge, strawberry and orange twist.

Brooke Shields
A modern version of the classic Shirley Temple. Into a cocktail shaker filled with two thirds of ice, add a large shot of orange juice, a small shot of lemon juice, a dash of lime juice, and shake and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Add a dash of grenadine, top up with ginger ale, and garnish with a cherry.


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Unknown said...

Sounds de-lish!

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Mrs K said...

Thanks for stopping by my place!Wow u have so much good stuff going on;)Cherry Mocktail sounds sooo yummy!!!

Unknown said...

Hi - Those drinks look pretty! I need to get in V day mode.

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