Easy Christmas cocktails guaranteed to impress

28/11/19

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s a time to relax and indulge and what better way than with some delicious festive cocktails. We’ve compiled our favourite Christmas drinks which you can easily make at home, guaranteed to impress dinner and party guests.

Gingerbread and expresso martini cocktail

Gingerbread is one of the most festive ingredients and is sure to make any drink feel like Christmas. We love this gingerbread and espresso martini cocktail from Olive Magazine which combines two amazing flavours for a delicious tipple. Combining vodka, espresso coffee, gingerbread syrup and topped with coffee beans you too can create this delicious cocktail at home. Click here to give it a go https://www.olivemagazine.com/drink/gingerbread-and-espresso-martini-cocktail/

Christmas pudding vodka

This is a Jamie Oliver special which is great for those with a sweet tooth who want to enjoy a warm and spicy Christmas cocktail. By combining citrus fruits, spices and vodka you can enjoy this delicious orange cocktail after your Christmas dinner. Click here to try it out https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vodka-recipes/christmas-pudding-vodka/

Peppermintinis

These Peppermintinis from Delish look festive and polished, perfect to be served at a Christmas party. By combining white chocolate liqueur, vodka, peppermint schnapps, and heavy cream in a cocktail shaker and adding ice, this delicious festive treat is sure to impress guests. Dip the rim in chocolate and crushed candy canes for an extra Christmassy feel. Click here to create your own https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/christmas-ideas/g24/christmas-cocktails/?slide=4

Mulled Christmas sours

This Mulled Christmas sours is a favourite made with mulled wine and gin. This tipple is a festive red colour and garnished with an orange peel, so is simple yet pretty enough to serve at a party or dinner. Waitrose have really outdone themselves with this easy recipe, recreate yours by clicking here https://bit.ly/34woDdC

Christmas mulled wine

There’s no denying that mulled wine on a cold Christmas night is refreshing and festive. Learn how to make it at home with Delicious Magazine. Combine red wine, cinnamon, sticks, fresh ginger, an orange, sugar and brandy and you can enjoy this warming drink in the comfort of your own home. Perfect to enjoy with family and friends this festive season. Click here to see the full recipe https://www.deliciousmagazine.co.uk/recipes/christmas-mulled-wine/

Cranberry old fashioned

Everyone loves the classic old fashioned and in this recipe, it has a special Christmas twist. Combine bourbon whiskey, cranberry simple syrup, angostura bitters and an orange peel to garnish, this twist on an old favourite is sure to impress. Create yours here https://inspiredbycharm.com/cranberry-old-fashioned/

Salted caramel white Russian mocktail recipe

A mocktail for those who don’t want to drink at the party who still want to enjoy something delicious. This recipe is super simple and combines instant coffee, vanilla extract, sugar, caramel sauce, single cream and rosemary sprigs to garnish. Perfect for those who are driving and great instead of (or as well as) a dessert. Make your own here https://realfood.tesco.com/recipes/salted-caramel-white-russian-mocktail.html

Jasper Rose

This pink cocktail looks gorgeous and is ideal for an occasion where you need to impress. Refreshing and fruity, this cocktail combines gin, rose liqueur, lychee juice and a dot of Peychaud bitters. Garnish with pink flower petals for the ultimate glamorous feel. Click here to learn how to make your own at home https://www.houseandgarden.co.uk/recipe/jasper-rose

Enjoy the perfect festive time at Ettington Chase. Festivities and unbridled hospitality await you, whether they’re going to be a big or small traditional Christmas party night. We have a variety of flexible options available to you, as well as delicious catering and comfortable accommodation. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our team to book or for more information.