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Two mugs of slow cooker hot chocolate topped with marshmallows and chocolate shavings

Winter drinks recipes

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Warm up on chilly nights with a steaming cup of hot chocolate, or mix up some festive cocktails, such as mulled wine and eggnog. We've got plenty of winter drinks inspiration.

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  • Classic homemade hot chocolate

    Homemade hot chocolate

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    Indulge in a homemade hot chocolate. Perfect as the cold nights draw in, you can add a pinch of chilli, cinnamon or a slug of rum if you like

  • Two hot toddies in tall glasses on a silver serving dish

    Hot toddy

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Slow cooker hot chocolate served with marshmallows and chocolate flakes on top

    Slow-cooker hot chocolate

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 ratings

    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

  • Eggnog with ice in glasses

    Eggnog

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Mulled wine in glasses on tray

    Classic mulled wine

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make perfectly spiced mulled wine at Christmas with our easy recipe. Use a good quality red wine like an unoaked tempranillo or try a twist with a dash of sloe gin

  • Two mugs of vegan hot chocolate

    Vegan hot chocolate

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Use oat milk to make a seriously creamy hot chocolate. Try it with maple syrup if you prefer it a bit sweeter, or add a touch of spice or vegan marshmallows

  • Hot buttered rum in two glasses with cinnamon sticks

    Hot buttered rum

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Try rounding off dinner with some hot buttered rum. Sweet and spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, it's a warming treat for cold evenings

  • Gingerbread hot chocolate in a large mug with a small gingerbread biscuit alongside

    Gingerbread hot chocolate

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this festive version of hot chocolate with fragrant orange, ginger, cloves and cinnamon. To make it extra-special, top with whipped cream

  • A glass teapot filled with jasmine & ginger tea

    Jasmine & ginger tea

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 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

  • Vegan chai hot chocolate in a tall glass

    Vegan chai hot chocolate

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Don't compromise on flavour or creamy consistency with vegan hot chocolate; this spiced drink made with oat milk is the perfect winter warmer

  • Deluxe hot chocolate with marshmallows

    Deluxe hot chocolate with marshmallows

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 ratings

    A real treat for chocolate lovers - use 70% cocoa solids or milk chocolate depending on how chocolately you and the kids like it

  • Two snowball cocktails served in tall glasses and garnished with cherries

    Classic snowball

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Lattes in mugs with cream and gingerbread biscuits

    Gingerbread latte

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • Winter whiskey sour

    Winter whiskey sour

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Slow cooker mulled wine

    Slow cooker mulled wine

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    The gentle, even heat from a slow cooker means the mulled wine doesn't boil and the flavours stay fresh, leave it to heat while you eat, drink and be merry!

  • Hot apple pie punch

    Hot apple pie punch

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Warm your hands around a mug of this hot apple drink, spiced with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg - add a splash of rum for the adults

  • White mulled wine

    White mulled wine

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Lighten up your winter warmer by switching red wine and heavy spices for light cider, vanilla and elderflower cordial

  • Hot gin toddy in two glasses

    Hot gin toddy

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Wind down at the end of the day with this gin-based hot toddy made with warming lemon, orange, honey and spices. It's also a great Christmas tipple

  • Two glasses of cinnamon butter rum

    Cinnamon butter rum

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Two glasses filled with mulled wine and a Christmas bauble in the background

    Easy mulled wine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Chocolate caliente with whipped cream topping

    Chocolate caliente

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this indulgent hot chocolate on cold days. Thick and smooth, it's flavoured with cinnamon, vanilla, orange and lemon peel and topped with whipped cream

  • Coquito served in two glasses

    Coquito

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Try our version of coquito, a festive Puerto Rican drink. It keeps in the fridge for up to four days. Enjoy any leftovers poured over puddings

  • Choc-orange hot chocolate

    Choc-orange hot chocolate

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Mexican hot chocolate served in a blue mug with a cinnamon stick as decoration

    Mexican hot chocolate

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Be sure to add a frothy finish to this Mexican hot chocolate, which is warming and spiced with cinnamon, vanilla and chilli

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