There’s nothing quite like sipping a gingerbread tea latte while trimming the Christmas tree or baking Christmas cookies.
Steep teabags in hot water until you have a strong tea. Mix in sugar and spice mixture. Steam and froth the milk. Pour tea into mug, and top with steamed milk and then foam. Sprinkle with fresh cinnamon.
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During my girlfriend’s bachelorette party, we had a mocktail hour at my house. As I was planning the day, I knew it was supposed to include one pregnant girl, one breast-feeding and one teenage bridesmaid. So of course mocktails were our way to go. Saturday everyone was boring and stuck to Shirley Temples. I did however have the recipes and fixings for other mocktails I thought would be fun to offer…
So in honor of my 250th post (yay!), I’m going to enjoy a few mocktails myself! Here are a few fall appropriate mocktails I was ready to make…
Virgin Long Island Iced Tea
In a pitcher mix together 2 c. strong brewed unsweetened iced tea, 1 qt. apple cider, 1/2 c. lemon juice, 1/2 c. ginger ale. Pour in pint glasses over ice and garnish with lemon slices.
In a champagne class, pour equal parts sparkling white grape juice and orange juice.
Mix 2 parts cranberry juice an 1 part seltzer water and pour over ice.
Shirley Temple – The Classic Mocktail
In a highball glass, pour Sprite or ginger ale over ice, top off with grenadine and garnish with a few cherries.
I enjoyed my evening with my girls, it was nice to have some downtime between our day out and our evening ahead.
What unconventional celebrations have you thrown?