Many drinks are easy to make and can be enjoyed at home – plus, you have the freedom to customise them! Below you’ll find some drinks that you can make at home and since the festive season is just around the corner, why not impress your guests with these delicious winter drinks…
Spiced Apple Syrup With Clementine & Cloves
Fan of apple syrup? Try the spiced apple syrup with clementine & cloves. You’ll need apple juice, whole allspice, a cinnamon stick, whole cloves, mace blade, ginger, zest finely peeled, and caster sugar. You’ll need to heat the apple juice with the spices, sugar, ginger, and zest, boil it and simmer for 10 mins. After 10 mins, you can remove it and cool it then strain it and serve…
Nutmeg with Orange Coffee
Coffee is simply a magical drink and it comes in many forms. Have you ever tried it with nutmeg and orange coffee? Why not try this hot drink for Christmas. You will need a cinnamon stick, dates, ground coffee, a pinch of ground nutmeg, 2 cloves, and orange zest. So firstly, you need to add the cinnamon stick, ground coffee, and dates, add the crushed nutmeg, orange zest, cloves, and pour in the boiling water. Once done, stir the mixture and leave for 4 mins. Place them in nice cups to serve.
Gingerbread latte is one of the most common drinks in coffee shops. Why not create one yourself by using ground ginger, soft brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract, 2 shots hot espresso, mini gingerbread men, and whipped cream as toppings. So, step one… mix sugar, spices, and vanilla extract in a bowl and heat the milk along with sugar, spice. Whisk it until everything is incorporated. Heat it through until it’s steaming. Take a shot of espresso and mix it in a glass and top it up with the spiced milk, whipped cream, and the gingerbread man. You can also add extra spices.
Deluxe Hot Chocolate With Marshmallows
Marshmallows and chocolate lovers, this luxurious hot chocolate is a must! If you have kids, they are going to love it. All you need is milk, chocolate chips or chopped chocolates, and double cream. Pour the milk, double cream, and chopped chocolate into a pan, bring it gently to a boil and whisk it until smooth, and it’s done, you can serve in nice mugs with mini marshmallows as toppings and for decorations, add the little grated chocolate.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
The name sounds tasty, why not try it out? You’ll need plain chocolate (smashed it into chunks), milk, double cream, sugar, and peppermint candy canes. You would need to put the chocolate in a pan and mix it with milk. Stir the milk gently until the chocolate has melted. Continue heating until the milk comes to steam, then remove it from heat and stir the cream. To serve, pour the chocolate into mugs, add sugar to taste, and hang in a candy cane for decoration.