Monday, March 31, 2014

Happy Hour--Tea Mock cocktails

What better way to unwind after a long day's work than with a tea cocktail?  Tonight I'm sharing a fun, quick, and easy nonalcoholic tea cocktail.

I started with a bottle of grenadine, a can of Diet Sierra Mist and already brewed unsweetened tea that has been cooled.  There is plenty of sugar in the grenadine syrup.  I used an Orange Blossom Oolong that I bought from Uncle Sam's Niece this past weekend.  You could use any mild tea to your liking, though I would suggest an oolong, herbal, or white.  Maybe even a fruit flavored green tea.
Pour a little grenadine in the bottom of glass.  A little bit definitely goes a long way:

Top with cold brewed tea of your choice:
Fill the remainder of the class with lemon-lime soda:
And now you have a tea cocktail that tastes like cherries and tea.    I plopped a maraschino cherry in the bottom for fun.
I think these would be cute to serve as guests arrive and you are waiting for the stragglers.  Especially for  a bridal tea--although I think I would skip the lemon lime soda and use sparkling wine instead :).


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