Last Updated on December 29, 2022 by Lydia Martin
Mocktails are as colorful and attractive as cocktails, and since it’s alcohol-free, you can serve them at a kids’ party. Non-alcoholic refreshments are relatively healthy, refreshing, fruity, and enjoyable to drink.
Not sure what to prepare? Scroll down as we give you our favorite non-alcoholic drinks for kids that you can create and serve at home.
Top 3 Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Kids
1. Non-Alcoholic Cocktails With Milk
Berry-Berry cocktail is a refreshing, delicious, milky mocktail that your family will surely enjoy. It is a blend of fresh berries, honey, ice, and coconut milk and served in a collins glass with cute straw or spoon on the side.
Virgin Pina Colada
Pina Colada is a rum-based cocktail from Puerto Rico , but you can make it non-alcoholic and serve a Virgin Pina Colada instead. The blended Virgin Pina Colada is delicious and perfect for summer. To prepare, you will need pineapple juice, coconut milk, cream, honey, vanilla paste, and pineapple for garnish.
Coco Lemonade is citrusy and creamy from lemonade and coconut milk. Beat the summer heat by making some Coco Lemonade slushie using frozen pineapple, homemade lemonade, coconut milk, and pineapple slice for garnishing.
2. Fruit Punch
Honey Lime Swirl
If you are looking for a fruit punch that you can have at a kids’ party, you can try making a honey-lime swirl. It only needs a handful of ingredients, is easy and fun to make, and is refreshing to drink. Use lime juice, honey, water, chopped mint leaves, and one lemon slice.
Homemade Hawaiian Punch
Hawaiian Punch is a non-alcoholic drink you can share with your whole family. In a large bowl, combine the blended passion fruit, pineapple juice, orange, cranberry, apple juice, apricot nectar, date and grenadine syrup, papaya, and guava nectar. Chill the drink in the refrigerator for one hour and serve immediately.
Pink Grapefruit Punch
Fruit punch is healthy and refreshing to drink, especially in the summer. To prepare, get your punch bowl and mix pink grapefruit juice, lemonade, maraschino cherry juice, date syrup, and water.
Chill for 15 minutes, then pour it into a highball glass with grapefruit slices.
3. Homemade Cordial Or Squash
Cucumber & Lime Cordial
If you want a sugary and refreshing drink for you and your family, bring to boil water and sugar, then stir until dissolved, then cool. Create a cucumber puree using a blender or food processor, then extract all the juices and combine with lime juice.
Refreshing Mint Cordial
This mocktail needs three ingredients: fresh mint leaves and stems, honey, and water. It can be labor-intensive because you will need to crush leaves in mortar and pestle, but it will be worthwhile.
After making the cordial, let it cool, then mix 30 ml with a cup of water in a collins glass while the remaining cordial can be stored in a bottle.
Blackcurrant is tart-like passion fruit with dark berries notes, and you can use it to make non-alcoholic refreshments like the Blackcurrant Cordial. To prepare the drink, you can use blackcurrants, coconut sugar, ginger ale, water, fresh lemon juice, and lemons zest. Mix it with ginger ale before serving.
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What Are Non-Alcoholic Drinks?
Non-Alcoholic Cocktails With Milk
Non-alcoholic beverages with milk are fruity and creamy, thanks to their creamy base. Most recipes use coconut cream or milk as a replacement for booze. Blend the animal or plant-based milk, ice, and fruit juices using a blender.
Fruit punch is a non-alcoholic beverage made by mixing water, fruit juice, and sweeteners like white sugar. Since commercial fruit punch contains too much sugar, fruit punch recipes can be a healthier option to serve at any party. Check out our favorite non-alcoholic drinks to order at a bar here.
Homemade Cordial Or Squash
Cordials are syrup-like, high sugar, non-alcoholic ingredients best used in mocktail recipes. It is often mixed with soda or carbonated water (vodka replacement) when consumed and paired with salty food. It is tasty and sugary, so it will surely be a hit with your children.
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Are non-alcoholic drinks safe for kids?
Yes, non-alcoholic drinks are safe for children. It is sweet, tasty, refreshing, and does not contain alcoholic liquor that can harm your child.
Will non-alcoholic drinks make kids drunk?
No, non-alcoholic drinks will not make your child drunk because it does not contain alcohol. It is impossible for a non-alcoholic drink to get your children intoxicated.
Non-alcoholic drinks or mocktails are refreshing beverages that your kid can consume in moderation at any event. It is tasty, refreshing, easy, and fun to make, so you can involve them in preparing the refreshments.
What’s your favorite mocktail recipe for kids? Please share it with us!
Lydia Martin hails from Redmond, Washington, where you’ll find some of the best cocktail bars and distilleries that offer a great mix of local drinks. She used to work as a bar manager in Paris and is a self-taught mixologist whose passion for crafting unique cocktails led her to create Liquor Laboratory. Lydia can whip up a mean Margarita in seconds! Contact at [email protected] or learn more about us here.