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Festive drinks recipes

73 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.

Cranberry vodka

4.833335

(18 ratings)

This bittersweet fruity vodka is best served well chilled in shot glasses. It can also be made with other berries like blackcurrants or strawberries.
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Mulled wine

3.875

(8 ratings)

Make perfectly spiced mulled wine at Christmas. Use a good quality red wine like an unoaked tempranillo and give it a twist with a dash of sloe gin
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Pear & rose punch

0

(0 ratings)

Treat party guests to our fabulous pear, apple and rose mocktail. Garnish the punch bowl with redcurrants to make a stunning alcohol-free drink
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Singapore sling

4.666665

(3 ratings)

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

Eastern breeze

5

(1 rating)

Christmas is hectic enough, so this vibrant vegan cocktail couldn’t be simpler to make and is perfect for batch making quickly for a large group...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Winter Pimm's punch

4.75

(4 ratings)

Don't just save Pimm's for summer, add some brandy for a delicious winter treat...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Spiced apple syrup with clementine & cloves

5

(2 ratings)

Mix this syrup into hot apple juice or wine for a sweet and fiery burst of Christmas flavour. It's also delicious drizzled over ice cream for dessert...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Toffee vodka

5

(1 rating)

Impress party guests with homemade toffee vodka cocktails. They're easy to make and are a great birthday or Christmas gift for cocktail lovers...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cranberry sea breeze punch

4.5

(2 ratings)

Get the party started with this refreshing punch. Making fruit ice cubes stops the cranberries from sinking to the bottom of the glass – clever!...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Jasmine & ginger tea

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy a warming pot of jasmine tea with chai spices including cinnamon, star anise, cloves and ginger. The addition of orange and berries adds a fruity tang
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Irish coffee

4

(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

0

(0 ratings)

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

4

(1 rating)

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

0

(0 ratings)

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

0

(0 ratings)

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

5

(2 ratings)

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

1

(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

3.5

(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

4

(1 rating)

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

5

(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

0

(0 ratings)

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

5

(1 rating)

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

(2 ratings)

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

0

(0 ratings)

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

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