Posted: May 09, 2013 2:15 PM
 
Delicious cocktails go hand in hand with Mother's Day brunch. This Mother's Day, make drinks the whole family can enjoy. Try these great cocktail recipes for mom — and make a non-alcoholic version for the kids. These mocktail recipes are also the perfect special treat for mothers-to-be.

allParenting Shirley TempleShirley Temple recipe

Makes 1 drink

For Mom^


Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce grenadine
  • 1-1/2 ounces lime juice
  • Soda water
  • Lime slices

Directions:

  1. Combine vodka, grenadine and lime juice in a glass with ice.
  2. Fill the remainder of the glass with soda water. Stir and garnish with a lime, if desired.


For the Kids^

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce grenadine
  • 1-1/2 ounces lime juice
  • Clear cola (7UP or Sierra Mist)

Directions:

  1. Pour grenadine and lime juice in a glass with ice.
  2. Top with clear cola and garnish with maraschino cherries.

allParenting MimosaMimosa recipe

Makes 1 drink

For MoM^


Ingredients:

  • Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec

Directions:

  1. Fill a Champagne flute halfway with your favorite Champagne or sparkling wine.
  2. Top with 2 ounces of orange juice and 1/2 ounce of triple sec.


For the Kids^

Ingredients:

  • Ginger ale
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 1 ounce grenadine

Directions:

  1. Fill a glass halfway with ginger ale.
  2. Mix with 2 ounces of orange juice and 1 ounce of grenadine and serve.

allParenting Pineapple spritzerPineapple spritzer recipe

Makes 1 drink

For Mom^


Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • Sparkling water

Directions:

  1. Pour pineapple juice and vodka in a glass over ice.
  2. Top with sparkling water and serve.


For the kids^

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • Sparkling water
  • Lime slices

Directions:

  1. Combine pineapple juice, lime juice and sparkling water in a glass with ice.
  2. Garnish with a lime slice, if desired.

allParenting SangriaSangria recipe

Makes 1 pitcher

For Mom^


Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 2 cups lemonade
  • 2 cups ginger ale
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 ounces triple sec
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • 1 orange

Directions:

  1. In a large pitcher, combine 1 bottle of white wine, 2 cups of lemonade, 2 cups of ginger ale, sugar and triple sec.
  2. Slice the lemon, lime and orange crosswise and add the fruit slices to the pitcher.
  3. Add ice to chill and serve.


For the kids^

Ingredients:

  • 1 liter ginger ale
  • 2 cups lemonade
  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 2 ounces grenadine
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • 1 orange

Directions:

  1. Combine ginger ale, lemonade, cranberry juice and grenadine in a large pitcher.
  2. Slice the lemon, lime and orange crosswise and add to the pitcher.
  3. Add ice to chill and serve.


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Alicia French May 10, 2012
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Why have I never thought to spike a Shirley Temple? You are brilliant Amy!
Nichole Beaudry May 08, 2012
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Mmm...should I have the spiked Shirley Temples or the pineapple spritzer? Maybe both? :) Great recipes, Amy!