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Festive drinks recipes

63 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.

Irish coffee

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(1 rating)

Indulge dinner guests with a classic Irish coffee at the end of a dinner party. Made with Irish whiskey, cream and coffee, it's a decadent finale to a meal...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkish coffee sour

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If you love coffee cocktails, try our festive sour. Seasonal favourites like warming cinnamon, aromatic cloves and spiced rum go well with a deep coffee hit
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Reverse espresso martini

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Everyone loves a martini. Perk up this twist on a classic cocktail with a festive splash of Baileys and a shot of coffee to help you party on
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Icy kir

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For a twist on a classic sgroppino cocktail, we've added a scoop of refreshing berry sorbet, making this frozen tipple extra special...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Grapefruit spritz

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Spritz up your Christmas party cocktail menu with a zesty grapefruit drink, topped off with a dash of Aperol and a splash of Prosecco. Garnish with a twist
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Coco fizz

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Spruce up the classic coconut and rum combination with a dash of Prosecco and a squeeze of lime for a festive cocktail you can shake up in seconds
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Gingerbread Bellini

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(1 rating)

Capture all the flavours of the classic Christmas ginger biscuit in this simple Prosecco cocktail you can make in minutes - ideal for fuss-free festive entertaining
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Bellini

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(2 ratings)

A classy cocktail served in an elegant flute - this simple combination of peach purée and Prosecco makes a great start to any celebration
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Winter whiskey sour

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This classic bourbon cocktail takes a festive turn with a splash of orange juice and edible gold glitter - perfect for Christmas parties
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Salted caramel pecan sour

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(1 rating)

A modern version of the classic sour cocktail, this is the ultimate Christmas drink. Salted caramel and Icelandic vodka make an irresistible mix
  • 20 mins
  • More effort

Pomegranate rosemary spritzer

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This deep pink Prosecco cocktail with savoury herbal notes is a really simple way to add sparkle to your dinner party drinks
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Coconut & vanilla milk bottle cocktail

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This creamy coconut cocktail, with vanilla vodka and warming nutmeg, is a perfect Christmas party tipple - serve in mini milk bottles with a chocolate wafer straw
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Glogg

5

(1 rating)

Serve our warming winter glogg at a festive party or on a cosy night in. Combining red wine, orange zest, dried fruit and spices, it's like Christmas in a cup...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Salted caramel rum hot chocolate

4.2

(5 ratings)

This alcoholic blend is made with dulce de leche - a thick caramel. Add salt to your liking then serve up a mug of pure boozy bliss
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry margarita

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Add a dash of festive spirit to any Christmas party with this vivid red tequila, cranberry and triple sec cocktail, decorated with an orange sugar rim
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Coconut hot chocolate

4

(1 rating)

Ever tried a boozy hot chocolate? Whip up this blend of white chocolate, coconut rum and fresh coconut flakes and you may never look back...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Choc-orange hot chocolate

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Enjoy the heavenly combination of citrus and chocolate in sumptuous drink form by whipping up this double cream-based dream
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Hazelnut cream hot chocolate

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(1 rating)

A dollop of chocolate hazelnut spread here, a splash of nut liqueur there - this boozy hot chocolate with whipped cream is a glass of pure indulgence
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Midnight mint hot chocolate

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This sumptuous and creamy, boozy blend is made with dark chocolate, double cream and a touch of mint liqueur
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Spiced apple snaps fizz

5

(1 rating)

This cocktail uses a punchy aquavit scented with caraway, aniseed and fennel and sparkling wine - you can use gin, if you prefer
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate orange cocktail

5

(1 rating)

Impress your Christmas party guests with this festive cocktail - with vodka, orange syrup, crème de cacao and grated chocolate
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Mince pie martini

5

(1 rating)

This clever cocktail packs all the classic flavours of spiced, fruity mincemeat into a perfect Christmas party cocktail
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Bourbon cocktail

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(1 rating)

Serve this zingy cocktail, with crème de cacao and grenadine, with a twist of pared orange zest for a stylish party drink
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

St Nick's flip

5

(1 rating)

Nick Jones and Leah de Felice Renton from Birds & Bats Wines describe their cocktail creation as a creamy Christmas dessert in a glass, sign us up!
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry sours

5

(1 rating)

These fruity cocktails are short and sharp, with frozen cranberries, orange liqueur, Disaronno, lime juice and maple syrup
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

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