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Christmas drinks & cocktail recipes

75 Recipes

Celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve with our seasonal drinks. Keep guests' glasses topped up with everything from traditional mulled wine to easy cocktails and mocktails.

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Serve a classic snowball at Christmas for your guests. With advocaat, lemonade and ice, it's the ultimate retro cocktail to celebrate the festive season

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Get that festive feeling with this smooth mulled wine made with figs, sliced clementine and spices. Great for a Christmas party or just to cosy up with

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Enjoy this lower-alcohol espresso martini. It's great for parties and festive gatherings where guests may like a drink with less alcohol but plenty of cheer

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Treat your guests to a Christmas punch. It's a blend of prosecco, sloe gin, Jägermeister and apple juice, together with festive clementine and ginger

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Infuse apple juice with festive spices to make this Christmassy gin cocktail

13 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Our homemade Irish cream recipe is delicious over ice and the perfect way to end your Christmas dinner. It also makes a fabulous gift for friends and family

12 mins
Easy
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Make this lower alcohol version of mulled wine at Christmastime. The addition of vermouth keeps the drink grown-up and stops it becoming too sickly-sweet

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Create your own bespoke Christmas gin with our easy recipe, full of fruity flavours and aromatic spices. Give as a homemade gift or try a festive G&T

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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Hosting a party? Try this slow-cooker hot chocolate for an easy way to serve a crowd. You could also add your favourite liqueur to each mug

3 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Use a sweet-sharp shrub in a mojito to make a lower-alcohol cocktail without compromising on taste. It's a perfect drink for Christmas parties 

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Warm up this winter with a sweet and creamy gingerbread latte, filled with spices and whipped cream. You can enjoy it with or without a shot of espresso 

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Share this creamy adults-only drink with the chocolate lover in your life. For extra indulgence, grate over some chocolate before serving

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a perfect cocktail for a celebratory brunch or party

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Need an after-dinner coffee to match the festive mood? Try this blend with nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and orange zest. Perfect, too, for Christmas morning

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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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
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
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Warm up with a hot toddy. The combination of whisky, honey, lemon, cinnamon and cloves really packs a punch and is great for entertaining in winter

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Choose red, white or rosé vermouth to make this easy cocktail – ideal for a party. Garnish with green olives and a lemon slice for the professional finish

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Take a hot mug of cocoa to the heights of luxury with this super decadent recipe that combines double cream and whole milk with three types of chocolate

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Lipsmackingly sweet and sour, the Cosmopolitan cocktail of vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur and citrus is a good-time in a glass. Perfect for a party

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Try this fruity, festive party drink, that makes a nice alternative to the traditional, with rosé wine, aromatic spices and a glug of crème de cassis

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Warm up in winter with a glass of fabulously decadent cinnamon butter rum. It's the perfect tipple to enjoy at a festive gathering over the Christmas season

9 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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A classic black russian cocktail is made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cola. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and serve as a decadent after-dinner treat

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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