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Christmas cocktails

Christmas cocktails

Delicious and festive cocktails to make for this years Christmas party!

Check out these classic cocktail recipes with a Christmas twist that are simple to prepare and taste amazing. Just alcohol, fruit and an extra dose of Christmas cheer and you will have all you need to fuel your Christmas party till the early morning.

In the mood for something special and different? Try our unique chocolate drinks that include alcoholic cocktails and yummy hot chocolate!

Cranberry Mojito

Everyone loves a classic mojito so it's time to put a holiday spin on it with juicy red cranberries!

cranberry mojito christmas cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 Bunch Fresh Mint, trimmed (1 cm)
  • 1/2 c. Sugar
  • 1 3/4 c. Golden Rum
  • 1 1/4 Fresh Lime Juice (about 6 Limes)
  • 3/4 c. Frozen Cranberry Juice Cocktail Concentrate, thawed
  • 2 10 oz. Bottles Sparkling Water, chilled

In a large pitcher crush the mint with the sugar (use wooden spoon). Add rum and lime juice; stir to dissolve sugar. Add the thawed cranberry juice concentrate and sparkling water and mix together. Mix in 6 cups ice. Add a few whole cranberries for decoration.



Serves 6

Peppermint Martini

Red and white is the colour of Christmas, Santa Claus ...and this delicious minty martini! The perfect Christmas drink for a sophisticated dinner party.

peppermint martini christmas cocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 peppermint candy canes/candy sweets
  • 3 Tb. sugar + 2 Tb. water
  • 4 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • 2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 2 ounces half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pure Peppermint Extract

Crush the candy canes/sweets by pounding in a large resealable plastic bag. Alternatively use a food processor. Mis the sugar and water in a bowl until they are well blended. Dip the rim of your martini glass into the sugar water and then dip it into the crushed candy canes/sweets so that you have a peppermint rim!  In a cocktail shaker, put enough ice to fill two-thirds then add white chocolate liqueur, half-and-half, vanilla vodka and peppermint extract. Shake well, strain into martini glasses and serve chilled.

Serves 2

Gingerbread Cocktail

Spicy ginger and sweet apple blend like a dream in this cocktail. The perfect way to warm up this Winter...

gingerbread cocktail christmas

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. Domaine de Canton
  • 1 oz. vanilla vodka
  • 2.5 oz. apple cider
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • Orange zest
  • Agave syrup
  • Graham crackers (crushed)

Dip the rim of the serving glass into the agave syrup and then into the graham cracker crumbs. In a cocktail shaker add the Domaine de Canton, vanilla vodka, apple cider, lemon juice and shake vigorously. Strain into glass. Freshly grate orange zest on drink and serve immediately.

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