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Brandy cocktail recipes

11 Recipes

Have a bottle of brandy languishing in your cupboard? Put it to good use in these delicious drinks, from fruity concoctions to creamy cocktails.

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Try your hand at recreating a classic 1920s cocktail, the sidecar. It's easy to adapt – simply use cognac, or go with equal parts cognac, triple sec and lemon juice

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Sprinkle spiced sugar on this creamy cocktail for a Christmassy after-dinner treat. We have three fruity twists as well 

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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The classic Sixties sidecar cocktail is given a Viennese twist with flavours of apple strudel - a tasty tipple for the Eurovision Song Contest

25 mins
Easy
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Embrace balmy summer days with a jug of sangria. With red wine, Spanish brandy, sparkling water, cinnamon and chopped fruit, it's a lovely sharing cocktail

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Mix gin with cherry brandy, Benedictine, Angostura bitters, pineapple and lime juice to make this classic cocktail. Garnish with pineapple and a cherry

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Tantalise your guests' tastebuds with this delicious toffee apple sour. It's a perfect cocktail for a grown-up Halloween party or a Bonfire Night treat

5 mins
Easy
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Fill your kitchen with the delicious scent of red wine, brandy, orange and spices in gluhwein. It's the perfect grown-up drink to help you warm up on wintery days

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Nothing says Christmas like eggnog! Our vegan version uses dates, cashews and apricots, plus almond milk and brandy to reinvent this classic festive tipple

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make our easy eggnog recipe for the perfect festive party tipple. This traditional Christmas drink uses just five ingredients, including egg yolks and brandy

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Don't just save Pimm's for summer, add some brandy for a delicious winter treat

10 mins
Easy
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It's easy to make your own mulled cider. As well as fruit and spices, we've added extra apple brandy to our version of this delicious winter warmer

45 mins
Easy
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