All growed up: Drink like it's 1993 with these cocktails

Tang, Yoo-hoo and Capri Sun? You betcha. Satisfy your inner '90s kid with three fun drinks.

click to enlarge All growed up: Drink like it's 1993 with these cocktails - Angelina Bruno
Angelina Bruno
All growed up: Drink like it's 1993 with these cocktails

Nickelodeon launched a new programming block appropriately named "The Splat" on Monday night. From 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, iconic '90s cartoons and TV shows, such as classics like Are You Afraid of the Dark? and Doug, will be featured on TeenNick.

Inspired by the recent revival, I whipped up three 1990s-tinged cocktails using drinks from my childhood: Tang, Yoo-hoo and Capri Sun. These cocktails are the ultimate refreshers for when you're catching up on CatDog and Rugrats, but don't forget your choker or cargo pants.

Yoo-Hootini
Makes 1

Chocolate on chocolate, blended to create a scrumptious beverage that's sure to make you say yoo-hoo!

1 ounce crème de cacao
1 ounce chocolate vodka
2 ounces Yoo-hoo Chocolate Drink
Chocolate syrup
Chocolate shavings

Pour the crème de cacao, vodka and Yoo-hoo into a cocktail shaker, then fill with ice. Shake vigorously until blended. In a chilled martini glass, add chocolate syrup and turn the glass as you pour to create a design. Strain cocktail into the glass, topping with chocolate shavings.

click to enlarge All growed up: Drink like it's 1993 with these cocktails - Angelina Bruno
Angelina Bruno
All growed up: Drink like it's 1993 with these cocktails
Capri Sun Slush
Makes 1

This mashup of Capri Sun, mango rum and blueberries is equal parts refreshing and vibrant.

2 ounces mango rum
1/4 cup frozen blueberries
3/4 cup ice cubes
2 ounces Capri Sun Fruit Punch
Warheads

Toss everything but the Warheads into a blender and puree until smooth. In a plastic bag, crush up some unwrapped Warheads candy. Pour the cocktail into a glass and sprinkle with candies for garnish.

click to enlarge All growed up: Drink like it's 1993 with these cocktails - Angelina Bruno
Angelina Bruno
All growed up: Drink like it's 1993 with these cocktails
Tang Mimosa
Makes 1

Put simply, it's your younger self's favorite elixir mixed with your favorite adult bubbly.

4 ounces champagne 
3 ounces Tang
Lime and orange 

Combine the Tang mixture, according to its package directions, and champagne in a glass. Garnish with lime and orange wheels.

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