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Cocktails & Mocktails for Your Kid-Friendly Fall Bonfire

Planning family inclusive bonfires and parties can get tricky, but we at Escapada Living are here to help! Enjoy some of our favorite recipes for cocktails and mocktails aiming to please bonfire lovers of all ages!

It's unbelievable that fall is already more than halfway over, and in the Lowcountry the near perfect 65 degree weather unfortunately won’t last long.

What better way to stay warm when the sun goes down than to host a bonfire for your friends and family to celebrate a fabulous fall! Enjoy some our favorite fall cocktail recipes and see how we paired them with kid-friendly Mocktails!


Pumpkin Spice White Russian - Because Pumpkin Spice is Always a Good Idea!

Pumpkin Spice White Russian

                                                  {Photo & Recipe via Nutmeg Nanny}

  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 oz. heavy cream
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. coffee liqueur
  • Whipped cream, (optional but completely necessary)
  • Chocolate syrup, (see above)


Mocktail to Pair with:

Apple Pumpkin Cream with Dark Chocolate

Apple Pumpkin Cream

                                                 {Photo & Recipe via Worthey Read}

  • 2 oz. of pumpkin caramel syrup
  • 2 oz. ginger ale
  • 2 oz. apple cider
  • 3-4 ice cubes
  • Garnish with dark chocolate syrup



Autumn Spiced Rum Cider Cocktail- Spice up your Cider!

Autumn Spiced Rum Cider

                                                  {Photo & Recipe via Honey & Birch}

  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 star anise
  • Optional: nutmeg, cloves
  • 1 ½ ounces spiced rum
  • ½ cup spiced apple cider
  • ½ cup hard cider
  • 2-3 dashes lemon bitters


Mocktail to Pair with:

Apple Cider with a Hint of Orange

Apple Cider

                                             {Photo & Recipe via Running to the Kitchen}

  • 3 cups apple cider
  • ½ teaspoon whole cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon orange extract
  • ⅓ cup dark rum
  • Cinnamon & turbinado sugar for rim garnish
  • 1 whole apple, thinly sliced



Caramel Apple Sangria - Who Doesn’t Love a Good Sangria?!

Caramel Apple Sangria

                                                   {Photo & Recipe via A.K.A Design}

  • 1 ½ cups white wine (any kind will do, Pinot Grigio is a favorite)
  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup butterscotch liquor
  • 1 apple diced
  • Ice cubes


Mocktail to pair with:

Pomegranate Blueberry Sangria

Pomegranate Blueberry Sangria

                                                     {Photo & Recipe via Everyday Annie}

  • ¼ cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 3 oz. pomegranate soda
  • 3 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 2 oz. white grape juice
  • Lemon slices, for garnish


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