chocolate, cocktail

chocolate, cocktail

Keep the glasses topped up ladies!   Christmas is all about eating, drinking and being merry so it’s crucial that when we’re not eating, we’re keeping the all-important cocktail glasses topped up. With that in mind, and if you’re planning on stocking up your drinks cabinet today, here are the easiest Christmas cocktails with the fanciest names that you can actually make from normal alcoholic beverages. i.e. Our kind of cocktails.  

Poinsettia Cocktail

Poinsettia Cocktail

Poinsettia Cocktail   What you'll need: ¼ cup of vodka ¼ cup of Champagne (or Prosecco, depending on how posh you are) ½ cup of cranberry juice 2 strips of orange zest Crushed Ice   Directions: Throw it all in the cocktail shaker, give it a good shake and pour into glass. Add the orange zest at the end as a garnish et voila.
Amaretto Fizz

Amaretto Fizz

  Amaretto Fizz   What you'll need: 400ml Disaronno 600ml orange juice 2 X 75cl sparkling wine Orange zest strips   Directions: Just throw it all in the cocktail shaker. Simples.  
Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry Margarita

  Cranberry Margarita   What you'll need: 1 tsp clear honey Finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange 1 tbsp sea salt 1 tbsp granulated sugar 200ml tequila Juice of 1 lime 200ml of cranberry juice 50ml triple sec Ice   Directions: Paint a clear layer of honey around the rim of the glass. In a saucer mix the zest, salt and sugar and turn the glasses upside down and dip them in the mixture. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake. Strain into a glass and serve.
Christmas Cosmo

Christmas Cosmo

  Christmas Cosmopolitan   What you'll need: 500 ml Vodka 500 ml Ginger Ale 1 Litre Cranberry Jice Juice of 5 limes
chocolate cocktail

chocolate cocktail

  Salted Caramel Rum Hot Chocolate   What you'll need: 25ml dark rum 2 tsp dulce de leche or thick caramel 150ml whole milk 50g milk chocolate, chopped   Directions: In a bowl, mix the rum and caramel until smooth. Warm the milk in a saucepan and then pour into a bowl with the chocolate. Stir until chocolate has melted. Pop back on the heat until warm and then add the rum mixture and a pinch of sea salt. Pour into a mug and serve.