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5 Fabulous Drinks for the Holidays

Updated on February 10, 2018

Drinks for the holidays

5 Fabulous Drinks for the Holidays


Traditional Eggnog



12 large egg whites

1 cup Granulated Sugar


12 large egg yolks

½ tsp. salt


3 cups Whipping cream

2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar

1 Tbsp Vanilla


7 cups of Milk

2 cups of light Rum

1 cup of Whiskey (Rye or scotch)


Nutmeg, to sprinkles


Beat egg whites in large bowl until they start to thicken. Add first amount of sugar, beat until thick. In second large bowl beat egg yolks and salt until thick. Add egg whites, beat until mixed and thick. In a third large bowl beat cream until it starts to thicken. Add remaining sugar and vanilla, beat until thick. Add egg mixture slowly as you stir in. Add milk, rum and whiskey, beating continuously. Chill.

Serve in a punch bowl or a pitcher, garnish with sprinkles of nutmeg, top servings with cherries for added color.... Makes about 20 cups, or about 5 litres


Cranberry Rum drink


1 quart cranberry-raspberry drink

1/3 cup sugar

2 cups dark rum

Lemon slices

Cinnamon sticks


In large non-aluminium saucepan, bring cranberry-raspberry drink and sugar to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in rum. Ladle into heatproof mugs and serve immediately. Serve with lemon slice and a cinnamon stick. Serves 6-8


Holiday drinks

Traditional eggnog, coffeenog, christmas punch
Traditional eggnog, coffeenog, christmas punch

More drink recipes


Holiday Champagne Punch


½ cup light rum

½ cup dark rum

½ cup fresh lemon juice

1 cup fresh orange juice

1 cup pineapple juice

½ cup sugar

2 bottles (750ml each) champagne, chilled lemon and orange slices


In a 3 quart bowl mix rums and fruit juices, mix in sugar. Chill… When ready to serve slowly stir in champagne and garnish with fruit slices. Serves 12


Coffee Nog


2 Tbsp instant coffee granules

2 Tbsp Boiling Water

8 ¼ cups Eggnog

1/3 cup brown sugar

¼ tsp ground cinnamon

1 cup Kahlua





1 cup whipping cream

1 Tbsp Granulated Sugar

½ tsp Vanilla

Nutmeg to sprinkle


Stir coffee granules into boiling water in large bowl. Add eggnog, brown sugar and cinnamon. Beat to dissolve sugar, stir in Kahlua, pour into punch bowl.

Topping- Beat Cream, sugar and vanilla until thick, spoon over top. Sprinkle cream with nutmeg. Makes about 18 small servings


Mulled Wine or Cider


1 Quart cranberry juice

1 cup Sugar (packed brown sugar if using cider)

Peel from 1 orange and 1 lemon

1 cinnamon stick

6 whole cloves

6 whole all spice berries

1 bottle of burgundy or port or apple cider

Orange slices or lemon if using cider


In large Non- aluminium saucepan combine cranberry juice, sugar, peels and spices. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain and return liquid to saucepan. Stir in wine, or cider reheat but don’t boil. Ladle into heatproof cups top with fruit slices. Serves 10




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    • debby28 profile image


      11 years ago from WASHINGTON

      They all sound very good. Great Hub

    • Dottie1 profile image


      11 years ago from MA, USA

      Thanks for all of these holiday drink recipes. Happy Holiday to you. Cheers!


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