Relax on the sofa with a festive drink this Christmas Eve,
These are pretty easy to make, would you believe!
From eggnog to mulled wine to orange hot chocolate too!
You are sure to find one perfect for you!
Eggnog is the perfect creamy Christmas drink which can be made with or without alcohol!
60ml Brandy or Bourbon/Dark rum (optional)
1 tbsp Sugar
1 Whole fresh egg
Nutmeg or Cinnamon (for dusting)
Shake all ingredients hard together with ice in a cocktail shaker then pour over ice in a glass. Then dust with nutmeg or cinnamon! Easy peasy!
2. Marvellous Mulled Wine
What’s better than wine? Warm mulled wine of course!
75cl bottle of red wine (preferably Shiraz)
2 large oranges
35g Demerara sugar
1 heaped tsp mixed spices
Cut the skin from the oranges, removing any white bits! Then squeeze the oranges using a juicer. Next put the orange juice, rind and all the remaining ingredients into a pan and gently heat to melt the sugar. Simmer for 15 minutes and serve with an orange slice. You can even add a cinnamon stick if you fancy! 🙂
3. Choc-orange Hot Chocolate
This chocolate orange creamy dream can be made with or without alcohol! Just add an alcoholic orange liqueur to make a boozy version!
50ml double cream
zest of 1/2 an orange
50g of chopped dark chocolate
25ml orange liqueur
First heat the milk, cream and orange zest together in a saucepan until simmering. Then remove from the heat and pour through a sieve into a jug and remove the orange zest. Pour the infused milk mixture back into the pan and add the chocolate, keep stirring until the chocolate has melted and it is nice and smooth. Put back into the pan to warm through and then add the orange liqueur. Serve in your favourite mug and enjoy!
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