Valentine Layered Drinks For 2

Layered Drinks are the perfect way to celebrate with someone you love! It’s easier than you may think- it just takes a lot of ice and a little patience.

Valentine Layered Drinks for 2 are non-alcoholic and so easy!

I may be a little bit fascinated by the simplicity of layered drinks. All it takes is a little bit of patience and a whole lot of ice. I’m usually pretty good in the ice department but I figure I’m kind of exempt from the patience thing at least while my kids are young. I don’t have time to dilly dally.

Don’t get me wrong; I usually have patience enough for them to pick up 17 things off of the sidewalk and try to communicate with the neighbor’s dog while we go to the mailbox. But if my boys are occupied with a whoopee cushion and a plastic colander for 10 minutes in the other room I need to jump on that. Throw down a piece of fabric, grab the stemless wine glasses, and pour some non-alcoholic, Valentine Good Times for my pretend Internet friends. As soon as my boys figured I was up to something the photo shoot was over and the 3 of us were using curly straws to sip up the last of it.

Layered Drinks for 2 are non-alcoholic and so easy!

They went over well in my house full of boys because they weren’t completely girly (even though I really wanted to add a pink layer). This Valentine version has been on my mind since this past summer when I made Fourth of July Layered Drinks.The method is simple- fill your glass with ice then layer your drinks with the heaviest sugar content on the bottom. I used CranApple juice (which has 40g of sugar) for the bottom, and SoBe Pina Colada flavored drink (which has 25g of sugar) for the top.

Valentine Layered Drinks For 2

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Yield: 2 cups

Prep Time: 10 min

Total Time: 10 min

Layered Drinks are the perfect way to celebrate with someone you love! It's easier than you may think- it just takes a lot of ice and a little patience.

Ingredients:

1 Cup Red CranApple juice
1 Cup White SoBe Pina Colada flavored drink
Ice

Directions:

  1. Fill your glass 1/3 of the way full with CranApple juice.
  2. Fill to the top with ice.
  3. Slowly pour the Sobe drink directly on top of a piece of ice.

Notes:

  • You MUST pour SLOWLY, DIRECTLY over ice :)
- Katrina
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27 Responses to “Valentine Layered Drinks For 2”

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    JanetFCTC — February 6, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    Awww, these are cute! I love the top photo. Now, I need to get the ingredients so I can love the drink. My boys would go nuts for this

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    megan @ whatmegansmaking — February 6, 2013 at 8:51 pm

    I love these!! I think I’m going to make them on Valentine’s Day actually – for me and my husband haha. Seriously. I’m going to make them.

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    Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen — February 6, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    Katrina, I love that you wanted to add a pink layer…LOL! What a great idea for non-alcoholic drinks. And, your food photography and editing, with the little hearts, is outstanding! Sipping along with you…cyberly. And, pinning! xo

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    Kate — February 6, 2013 at 9:20 pm

    I love it! These are totally beautiful and I love the bokah hearts!

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    Megan — February 6, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    This is just neato!

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    Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen — February 7, 2013 at 12:28 am

    Pretty! I like the heart shaped bokeh too.

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    nicole @ I am a Honey Bee — February 7, 2013 at 9:26 am

    oo these are fun! I love the layers

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    Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet — February 7, 2013 at 10:03 am

    So so pretty! And it has cranberry juice so I am totally in!

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    katie — February 7, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Yum! These drinks look great. Is t bad that I’ve never made a layered drink before? I think I need to change that up!

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    sally @ sallys baking addiction — February 7, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    Katrina, you are the cutest and most creative gal in the world! The little hearts on the picture of the glasses! I’m dying. Adorable. this has to be the prettiest drink I’ve ever seen! I have stemless wine glasses and I’m in love with them. :)

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts — February 7, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    How cute are these! I am sure my son would absolutely love them, even if I did add some pink!

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    Shea @ Dixie Chik Cooks — February 7, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Love these! So pretty :)

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — February 7, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    Oooooh these look so fancy!

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    Melissa — February 7, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    This is so cool! I love the bokeh effect on the glasses!

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    Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen — February 7, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    Very cool and your patience out weighs mine! No girly stuff at my house allowed.

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    Kristen — February 8, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    Add some vodka and I’m so in :)

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    Kate@Diethood — February 8, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Pour it slowly…that’s the trick?! Awesome! And SO pretty! I’m with Kristen – pour in some vodka and I’ll down both of those! ;-)

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    amanda @ fake ginger — February 10, 2013 at 10:48 am

    So cute! I need to figure out something like this for Valentine’s Day!

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    Cassie | Bake Your Day — February 10, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    Why have I never even heard of layered drinks?! I can’t believe this – they look so good!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — February 11, 2013 at 9:02 am

    Can mine come with the pretty hearts too lol ;) I need to try a layered drink one of these days, I”m just scared it’ll turn out like the pin-fails we’ve all seen! You make it look so easy!!

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    bridget {bake at 350} — February 11, 2013 at 10:15 am

    These are so cute! I spent about a minute staring at that first picture wondering how you got those hearts in that drink! ;)

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    Carrie @ Bakeholic Mama — February 11, 2013 at 10:25 am

    FUUUN!! This is so neat, I have to try it.

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    Liz@HoosierHomemade — February 11, 2013 at 10:54 am

    Love these! How perfect…yet so simple!
    ~Liz@HoosierHomemade

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    Jennie @themessybakerblog — February 11, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    This is a brilliant idea, and so festive. I love it!

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    Jess — February 12, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    Katrina – I love your site! So many fun ideas, and some of them are so do-able without much planning. This is a great idea and would be so fun to serve to guests.

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    Erin @ Texanerin Baking — February 5, 2014 at 8:02 am

    I don’t get how these work. Science. Space. Those are things I just don’t get. These are too scientific for my head. I’ll need to try them to see how they work!

    • Katrina Bahl — February 9th, 2014 @ 6:12 pm

      You really do! It’s most fun with 3 drinks.

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