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Grandparent Mocktails #7 And #8 (non-alcoholic)

Grandparent Mocktails #7 And #8 (non-alcoholic)

Description

My brother sent me an invite to join him at the Grandparents.com website & I get periodic emails from them on the art of grandparenting. The most recent email had a fun article on kid-friendly mocktails & suggested that kids should have spec beverages for their parties & also tasty + festive beverages to enjoy while their elders drink cocktails on spec occasions & holidays. Per the intro, ?Shirley Temple, take a bow & step aside. Some new entertainers have taken center stage. The effervescent, sometimes sparkly, always refreshing & totally non-alcoholic mocktails are beverages that kids & partygoers of all ages will enjoy.? These 2 recipes are the final ones from the series I have entered. *Cheers* !

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 2

Cook Time : 17

Total Time : 19

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • 2quarts apple cider

  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inch)

  • 1 (3 ounce) box cherry Jell-O

  • 2 1⁄2 cups pineapple juice

  • 1cup strawberry (sliced)

  • 1 banana (sliced)

  • 1⁄2 cup coconut cream

  • 6 strawberries (whole, for garnish)

Directions

  • 01

    MELLOW JELL-O: Add apple cider & cinnamon stick to a saucepan & bring to a boil. Reduce heat & simmer 15 minutes. Add Jell-O to cider & stir till it dissolves (about 2 min). Serve hot.

  • 02

    TOOTIE FRUITY: Place all ingredients in blender w/2 cups of ice & puree till smooth. Garnish ea glass w/a strawberry.

  • 03

    NOTE: Altho entered together, the times reflected relate only to the MELLOW JELL-O recipe which is served hot -- BUT the TOOTIE FRUITY recipe has a 2 min prep, is a non-cook recipe & is served cold.

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