Non-Alcoholic Drinks For Your Holiday Parties
For those with kids, who are underage, or those who simply don't like to drink, holiday parties can kind of be a bore. Well, we asked around and got some recipes for non-alcoholic party drinks that are bound to help spice up the party. From traditional holiday drinks to fruity specialties, there is something here that everyone from adults to children will like. Check 'em out!
Golden Fruit Punch
4 maraschino cherries
1 medium navel orange, thinly sliced
1 small lemon, thinly sliced
1 small lime, thinly sliced
1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 can (12 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
1 can (12 ounces) frozen pineapple-orange juice concentrate, thawed
2 liters diet ginger ale, chilled
Arrange fruit in a 5-cup ring mold; add 3/4 cup water. Freeze until solid. Add enough water to fill mold; freeze until solid. Just before serving, in a punch bowl, combine juice concentrates with 2 cups water. Stir in ginger ale. Unmold ice ring by wrapping the bottom of the mold in a hot, damp dishcloth. Invert onto a baking sheet; place fruit side up in punch bowl.
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1/2 gallon cold milk, divided
1 package (3.4 ounces) instant French vanilla pudding mix
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons Spice Islands® pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
In a large bowl, whisk 3/4 cup milk and pudding mix until smooth. Whisk in the sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in the remaining milk. Refrigerate until serving.
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8 cups unsweetened apple juice
2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
2 cups orange juice
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
In a Dutch oven, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes. Serve warm.
4 Tbs pineapple juice
4 Tbs fresh orange juice
2 Tbs coconut cream
1 Tbs syrup
Fill the serving glass with ice then pour all ingredients. Garnish with pineapple slices.