Christmas Cocktails

Tis the season to open your home bar and enjoy festive drinks with your friends and family. Here are a few of our favourite Christmas cocktail recipes.

 

Candy Cane Cocktail With Homemade Candy Cane Infused Vodka

A simple, festive candy cane infused vodka which is light and fresh resulting in a classic peppermint and chocolate mix drink.

Candy Cane Cocktail

 

What you will need –

For Candy Cane Infused Vodka :

Vodka

Vanilla Vodka

Candy Canes

For Candy Cane Cocktail :

Candy Cane Vodka

Creme de Cacao, clear ( no colour )

Dash Angostura Bitters

Candy Canes

 

 

What to do – 

Candy Cane Vodka :

Pour both the types of vodka in a jar with a lid. Break the candy canes up and add them to the vodka. Allow to sit and cool for 3-4 days. Make sure you shake often to mix any sediment into liquid. Once ready, strain and store in a cool place until serving.

To make 2 Candy Cane Cocktails : 

For the rimming sugar, place candy canes in a chopper or blender until a granulated sugar and then rim cocktail glasses. Add candy cane vodka, Creme de Cacao, Bitters and ice to a shaker, strain and serve.

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Jingle Juice

A beautiful drink which is sure to bring festive spirit and is full of good cheer. A great idea for Christmas parties and family gatherings this season which you can enjoy all evening long.

Jingle Juice

 

What you will need – 

For the citrus sugar : 

Sugar

Lemon Zest, Lime Zest, Grapefruit Zest, Orange Zest

Ground Ginger

Cinnamon

For the Punch :

Citrus Sugar

Lime Juice, Lemon Juice, Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice

Mango Nectar

Pineapple Juice

Captain Morgan Spiced Rum

Grand Marnier

Amaretto

Sparkling Water

Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit slices, Frozen Cranberries ( for garnish)

 

What to do –

For the Citrus Sugar : 

Combine the sugar, zests, ginger and cinnamon. Rub the zests between your fingers to release the oils. Sit at room temperature for 4 hours in an airtight container.

For the Punch :

Peel the skins off the fruit and juice them. Pour into a pitcher and leave in fridge until icy cold. Next, add the citrus sugar to the bottom of the punch bowl. Pour in the juice and stir to dissolve the sugar. Pour in the alcohol and sparkling water. Garnish with fruit slices.

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Pimped-up Prosecco

An easy Prosecco cocktail, mix it up with your favourite juices and fruits to create exciting flavour combos for the festive season.

Pimped Up Prosecco

 

What you will need –

Prosecco

Clementine

Pomegranate Juice

Passionfruit

Grapefruit

Elderflower or Blackcurrant Cordial

 

 

 

 

 

What to do – 

Pop a mixture of champagne flutes and glasses into the freezer for about an hour before you serve so that they’re cold. Start squeezing the fruit juices into the chilled glasses and add cordial to others, fill up with Prosecco and serve. Experiment with adding fruit to the glasses.

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