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National Mocktail Week: Mocha Muddle

Happy #NationalMocktailWeek! For all you Dry January participants out there, this one is for you! Even though you are going zero-proof for the month, that shouldn't mean to stop getting creative in the cocktail kitchen. We've partnered with Marnie Clark, a local blogger and founder of #NationalMocktailWeek to bring you these delicious and non-alcoholic beverages. Get on with ya bad self and indulge (without a limit) in these gorgeous cocktail recipes, created by Marnie herself!

Oh, baby. Now this one looks RIGHT up my alley! Welcome to day three of National Mocktail Week! Today we bring you the Mocha Muddle which looks like a rich and sweet paradise in a glass. Check out the other two cocktails we've showcased this week, Spiced Apple and Ferry Sunrise.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cold brew coffee
  • 1/2 cup vanilla half-and-half
  • 1 cup chocolate milk

Optional Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shredded coconut

Instructions

In a martini shaker filled with ice, combine cold brew with half-and-half and chocolate milk. Shake until smooth and combined. Evenly pour into two rocks glasses filled with ice. Serve and enjoy! Here's an optiion, before you pour drink mixture into glasses, make a simple chocolate syrup: combine coconut oil and chocolate chips in a small glass bowl. Microwave in 30-second increments, stirring in between, until chocolate is melted and a syrup-like consistency is achieved (this usually takes about two minutes). Using martini glasses, drizzle the chocolate syrup into the glass in a zig-zag like pattern. Evenly pour the drink mixture over the top. Garnish with a pinch of shredded coconut in the center.

Let us know what you think, and tag Marnie Clark in any Mocktails you create this week!

Marnie is the founder of Marnie Rae – a sober lifestyle brand with a focus on handcrafted, alcohol-free cocktails. And while Marnie loves a good AF cocktail she strongly believes this mission is about more than just a drink – it’s about educating and empowering both sides of the bar that this is not just about a cocktail, it’s about giving people choices and creating a more inclusive drinking community. Marnie has created a Zero Proof Directory to highlight the makers, the sellers, the hospitality establishments, and all of the voices that have helped support this alcohol-free movement.

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