Sweeten Your Day With Three Dulceria-Inspired Mocktails

Cuisine: Fusion
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings per mocktail
Enjoy these candy-inspired mocktails featuring your favorite childhood treats in bold new flavors - guava, chile con mango and more!

We knew we had to make something fun once we discovered Nestlé's new Dulceria candy collection! Dulceria, which means candy store in Spanish, features Latin-inspired flavors of NERDS®, FUN DIP®, PIXY STIX® and LAFFY TAFFY®.

Check out these three summer mocktail recipes, and don't forget to try the bold new flavors of your favorite childhood candies:

  • NERDS®, now in Guava and Mango Chile and Lime and Pineapple flavors.
  • FUN DIP®, now in Mango Lime and Cucumber Watermelon flavors
  • PIXY STIX®, now in Cucumber Watermelon, Mango Lime, and Pineapple flavors
  • LAFFY TAFFY®, now in Guava and Pineapple flavors

This is a sponsored conversation written by Hispanic Kitchen on behalf of Nestle. The opinions and text all belong to Hispanic Kitchen.

Ingredients

  • Cantaloupe Spritzer
  • ½ cup agave syrup
  • 1 box NERDS® Guava and Mango Chile
  • 1/2 cantaloupe melon seeded, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 inch piece ginger root fresh, peeled, cut into thick chunks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 4 cups seltzer water
  • Piña Mock-o-lada
  • 5 PIXY STIX® Pineapple for garnish
  • 1 box NERDS® Pineapple for garnish
  • ½ cup agave syrup
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 8 oz. can pineapple chunks in pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup cream of coconut
  • Cucumber Watermelon Agua Fresca
  • 2 packs FUN DIP® Cucumber Watermelon
  • ½ cup agave syrup
  • 4 cups watermelon diced, peeled ripe
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 -3 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 sprigs mint

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Directions

Cantaloupe Spritzer
  1. Place the agave syrup in a shallow plate and the NERDS® Guava and Mango Chile in a separate shallow plate; rim each glass in the agave syrup and immediately after, dip the glass in the plate with the NERDS®. Freeze until ready to serve.
  2. Puree the large cantaloupe until very smooth. Run through a mesh strainer and reserve the cantaloupe juice in a pitcher.
  3. In a small saucepan, bring the water, ginger and sugar to a boil; once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Remove the ginger pieces.
  4. Pour the cooled syrup into the pitcher with the cantaloupe juice, mix well and serve in the rimmed glasses. Enjoy!
Piña Mock-o-lada
  1. Place ¼ cup agave syrup in a shallow plate and PIXY STIX® Pineapple in a separate shallow plate. Rim half of the milkshake glasses into the agave syrup, followed by the PIXY STIX® Pineapple. Freeze until ready to serve.
  2. Place ¼ cup agave syrup in a shallow plate. In a separate bowl, place the NERDS® Pineapple. Rim the remaining milkshake glasses in the agave syrup followed by the NERDS® Pineapple. Freeze until ready to serve.
  3. Puree the ice cream, pineapple, coconut milk, and cream of coconut in a blender. Blend until completely mixed and smooth.
  4. Gently pour into rimmed serving glasses. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Cucumber Watermelon Agua Fresca
  1. Place ½ cup agave syrup in a shallow plate and the FUN DIP® Cucumber Watermelon in a separate shallow pate. Rim four serving glasses in the agave syrup, followed by the FUN DIP® Cucumber Watermelon. Freeze until ready to serve.
  2. Blend the watermelon with 1 1/2 cups of the water, the lime juice and the sugar until smooth. Strain through a medium strainer into a large pitcher or bowl and the remaining water. Refrigerate for 1 hour or longer.
  3. Once ready to serve, fill the rimmed glasses with ice and pour in the agua fresca. Garnish with a mint sprig and serve.
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