Here are some few options for a perfect holiday party or mixers: You can serve mulled cider, hot chocolate, sparkling drinks and more festive seasonal cocktails for guaranteed fun at your holiday party.
You can never go wrong with Hot Chocolate! Have you guys ever tried S’Mores Hot Chocolate!?!?! If you haven’t then you’re missing out for some yummy, chocolatey, and delicious Drink! All you need is mix Hot water and a packet of hot choco then there you go! You can also use hot milk if you would like! You can add marshmallow, whipped cream, sprinkles or any type of dessert syrup to add some zest! Now sit back around the fireplace, relax & enjoy!!!
Cranberry, Orange and Prosecco
For people who are hosting a holiday party or work office party, you can always jazz up your holiday toasts with this simple cocktail. Just simply heat the cranberries with some sugar on the stovetop, let it cool and add to your glass of bubbly or sparkling wine or champagne along with a couple of fresh orange slices.
You can not forget about Eggnog!!!
Here is a simple Eggnog recipe that I found from Martha Stewart lol:
Just a few ingredients — egg yolks, sugar, milk, cream, and nutmeg — create the wonderfully distinctive flavor of that favorite holiday drink, eggnog. These eggnog recipes can be spiked to your liking with rum, bourbon, or brandy, or enjoyed in nonalcoholic form by guests of all ages.
- 4 cups milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 12 large egg yolks
- 1/2 cup bourbon, (optional)
- 1 cup chilled heavy cream
- Grated nutmeg, (optional)
This is for my fancy ladiess!!! Ruby-red cranberries make an ideal seasonal ingredient star for holiday cocktails. PERFECT for NEW YEAR!
- 1 1/2 ounces Blackberry Puree
- 2 ounces white cranberry juice
- 2 to 3 ounces sparkling water
- 1 sprig mint, for garnish
Place blackberry puree and cranberry juice in a champagne flute. Add sparkling water to fill. Garnish with mint.
This is consider as a Shirely Temple that used to make you feel grown-up. Very Cute and festive!
- 1 cup grenadine
- 1 liter clear citrus soda, or seltzer
- 18 maraschino cherries
Place 2 cups water in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add grenadine; stir to combine. Pour mixture into two ice-cube trays. Freeze until solid, 2 hours or overnight.
Fill six glasses with grenadine ice cubes. Top with soda. Garnish with cherries, and serve.
Serve hot cider spiced like an apple pie. Season your cider with the same spices you would use in a pie-cinnamon, allspice, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg-then heat it up. If you’d like, pour in brandy for adults. Add a cinnamon stick to each mug for stirring.
- 1 1/4 quarts apple cider
- 3 tablespoons firmly packed light-brown sugar
- 7 whole cinnamon sticks, (6 sticks for garnish)
- 1 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- Ground cloves
- Freshly grated nutmeg
- 1/2 cup Calvados, or other brandy (optional)
- In a medium saucepan, whisk together cider, sugar, spices, and salt. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Remove from heat; pour in brandy, if desired. Strain into a pitcher; discard solids. Serve in mugs, garnished with cinnamon sticks.
Heat up your holiday meal or any occasion with some steamy apple drink!
- 2 quarts apple cider (8 cups)
- 4 strips lemon zest
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 2 whole star anise (optional)
- 1 teaspoon whole allspice berries
- 1 teaspoon whole cloves
- In a large saucepan, bring cider, lemon zest, and spices to a boil; cover, and remove from heat. Let steep at least 20 minutes (or up to 4 hours). Ladle carefully into mugs, leaving most of the solids behind.
I hope you enjoy reading these holiday recipes!!!! Happy Holidays everyone!!! And a Happy New Year!!!