Wednesday, December 14, 2016

8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES

Hello all,

The holidays to me means family get togethers and lots of holiday entertaining. Nothing says entertaining more than festive holiday drinks. I found 8 delicious tempting holiday drink recipes to share, enjoy:


1. Poinsettia Champagne - This is a delicious drink for Christmas parties.

INGREDIENTS: (per drink)
1/2 shot of vodka
champagne
cranberry canada dry
green sugar sprinkles

DIRECTIONS:
Wet the rim of your glass and coat with the green sugar sprinkles.
Add the 1/2 shot of vodka.
Then  fill up to 3/4 with champagne and top off with the cranberry canada dry.



8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES - Poinsettia champagne




2. Santa's Sleigh Cocktail (food network) - This drinks has ice cream, for a delicious dessert drink.

INGREDIENTS:
white sugar
2 cups eggnog
1/2 cup brandy
1/2 cup amaretto liqueur
1 tsp nutmeg
2 scoops vanilla ice cream
4 cinnamon sticks

DIRECTIONS:
Dampen the rims and cover them in sugar.
Combine eggnog, amaretto, nutmeg and ice cream in a blender.
Pour into a martini glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick.


8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES - Santa's sleigh cocktail




3. Ginger Snap (food network) - This is definitely a festive holiday drink

INGREDIENTS:
1 oz ginger beer
ice
1 tsp ginger juice
1 1/2 ounce dark rum
1 tsp cinnamon schnapps
pinch of ground cloves
1 egg white
cinnamon stick
crystallized ginger square
finely ground gingerbread cookie

DIRECTIONS:
Pour ginger beer into a saucer and dip the rim of a martini glass to coat the rim and dip into a ground gingerbread cookie.
Put ice cream, ginger juice, rum and schnapps into a shaker.
Add a pinch of ground cloves. Separate an egg, and add an egg white to the shaker.
Shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds until frothy and foamy.
Add ginger beer, stir, and pour into a glass.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick and a crystallized ginger square.



8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY  DRINK RECIPES -  Ginger snap





4. Candy Cane Cocktail (food network) - A delicious minty drink!

INGREDIENTS:
1 shot vanilla rum
1 shot white chocolate liqueur
1 shot peppermint schnapps
candy cane for garnish

DIRECTIONS:
Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
Shake well and pour into a martini glass and garnish with a candy cane.



8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES - Candy cane cocktail




5. Holiday eggnog (Delish) - I love eggnog, and this sounds so good.

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups milk
1/2 tsp cinnamon for garnish
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
6 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup bourbon or rum
whipped cream

DIRECTIONS:
Combine milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a pan over low heat and bring to a boil.
In a bowl whisk egg yolks and sugar. Slowly add hot milk  mixture to the egg yolks in batches and whisk until combined.
Return mixture to saucepan and cook over medium heat until slightly thick but do not boil. Temp should reach 160.
Remove from heat and stir in heavy cream, add alcohol and chill.
Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon.



8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES - Holiday eggnog





6. Winter Wonderland Cocktail (country living) - This will make you think you're drinking an almond joy!

INGREDIENTS:
1 ounce cream of coconut
1 1/2 ounce vanilla vodka
1 1/2 ounce creme de cocoa
ice

DIRECTIONS:
Fill a shaker with ice, cream of coconut, vanilla vodka, and creme de cocoa. Shake well and serve.



8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES - Winter wonderland cocktail





7. Christmas Coffee Cocktail (country living) - I love coffee, so this one sounds so good.

INGREDIENTS:
4 ounces strong coffee
1 1/2 ounce amaretto liqueur
1 1/2 ounce coffee liqueur
1 ounce butterscotch schnapps
1 ounce creme de cocoa
whipped cream and grated chocolate for garnish

DIRECTIONS:
Combine coffee and liqueurs in a glass.
Stir and garnish with whipped cream and chocolate.
Serve warm or over ice.


8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES - Christmas coffee cocktail




8. Chocolate Peppermint Martini (country living) - Delicious chocolate and peppermint makes this a very festive drink!

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup chocolate milk
1 shot chocolate liqueur
1/2 shop peppermint liqueur
crushed peppermint for garnish

DIRECTIONS:
Pour milk and liqueurs into a shaker. Shake well and serve.



8 DELICIOUS TEMPTING HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES - Chocolate peppermint martini



17 comments:

  1. These all sound so good! I definitely wanna try the Candy Cane Cocktail. :) Thank you for sharing!

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  2. These all look so yummy and festive! Can't wait to try a few of these this month!

    xx, Jamie
    theblonderlife.com

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    1. Thanks, let me know which ones were your faves.

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  3. The Santa's sleigh cocktail sounds delicious! These all sound great!

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  4. Oh my goodness which one to make first! I definitely need a santa's sleigh and a ginger snap 😋

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  5. All of these drinks look so fun and festive! That Santa's sleigh cocktail looks so good :) Happy holidays!

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  6. That winter wonderland cocktail is calling my name! YUM!

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  7. Wow! These all look and sound so good! I especially want to try the poinsettia champagne!

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  8. Yup, totally going to make myself a gingersnap right now! Thanks for enabling my drinking problem! ;)

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