We’ve got big plans for New Years Eve this year – we’re going to celebrate early with the kids and have an end of the night ‘happy new year’ balloon drop with confetti, pizza and sundaes, and special drinks to accompany the regular traditions.
It’s a special occasion so why not add a bit of sugar to rim the glass into the mix? Using glitter (every color can be found at the bulk barn) you can create a drink that’s special, and takes only a few minutes to assemble the glasses beforehand. Use a bit of lemon juice to get the glitter to stick to the glass.
Why not take your drinks to the next level and dip the edges of the glasses into melted chocolate, then sprinkles and fill with milk, chocolate milk or even a milkshake? What a fun way to bring a drink and dessert together.
Chocolate Root Beer Floats
A tablespoon of chocolate sauce is the secret ingredient in this recipe. Combined with a cup of root beer and a scoop of ice cream, it’s a delicious way to bring a classic drink up to the level of New Year’s Eve delicious, and the kids are going to love watching this drink fizz and bubble.
The trick to these drinks is using fresh juice, with sparkling soda and sophisticated garnishes like frozen raspberries, and curls from an orange peel. It’s a simple way to make the kids feel a bit of sophistication with dinner, and you can even bring plastic champagne flutes to the next level by spraying the stems with a bit of glitter.
Swedish Fish Mocktail
Are you looking for a way to infuse a bit of fun into your drinks? Blue Koolaid, some 7up and a couple of Swedish Fish candies floating around inside of the drinks is one of the easiest ways to do just that – and give the kids a reason to drink to the bottom, so they can catch their fish.
Do you have a house of chocolate loving children? There are so many fun things that you can do with this drink, from chocolate bar garnishes or whipped cream on top. The Martini Mocktails are a great option for dessert, if you’re looking for something fun to serve when you’re finished the New Year’s Eve pizza making marathon.