Christmas Cocktails, Drink Recipes For Xmas, Themed Cocktails With Flames
Cocktail drink recipes for Christmas.
Christmas cocktail recipes can make Christmas parties go with a bang. Drink recipes for xmas will ensure all the sparkle and magic will appear at Christmas time. Christmas parties can be mundane affairs unless a bit of colour, glamor, and sparkle are added.
Party cocktails take the adventurous into the fantastic world of fun and ensure the party is talked about for a long while afterwards. Cocktails add glamour, colour, and fun to every occasion.
Traditional Egg Nog
1 cup of sugar, 6 eggs, 2 cups milk, 2 cups whipping sugar, 3/4 cup of Brandy, 1/3 cup dark rum or whisky, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Whisk the eggs until frothy on a low to medium speed then gradually add the sugar whilst still whisking.Add the vanilla and nutmeg and continue beating for about another minute. Turn the mixer off and stir in the whipping cream, milk, brandy and rum / whisky. Chill until you are ready to serve. Garnish each glass with a sprinkle of nutmeg on top and a cinnamon stick.
The Christmas Cookie
1 shot peppermint schnapps, 1 shot Baileys Irish Cream, 1 shot Kahlua
Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, add cracked ice and shake vigorously. Pour into a small tumbler and sip through a thin straw. Kahlua can be replaced with Tia Maria according to taste.
The Testube Sexy Santa
Grenadine, green Creme De Menthe, peppermint schnapps
Pour the Grenadine into the test tube until 1/3 full, carefully add the green Creme De Menthe till the test tube is 2/3 full. Add the peppermint schnapps to fill the test tube. This Christmas cocktail is an excellent shot drink bound to the party sizzling. B52 shots and other Shot Drinks drunk from test tubes give an amazing visual effect when drunk this way.
Santa's' Fruit Punch cocktail recipe
1 shot rum, 1/2 shot Triple Sec, 3 shots cranberry juice, 1 shot raspberry juice, 2 shots pineapple juice.
Place all the contents into a cocktail shaker with cracked ice and shake, strain into a tall glass and decorate with a sparkler or drinks umbrella
Jack Frost drink recipe
3 shots tequila, 3/4 pint cranberry juice, 6 whole cranberries ( optional ), 3 dashes Grenadine, 2 dashes sour mix.
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well. Strain into a glass and decorate with a slice of lime and cranberries.
Creamy Christmas Pudding
1 part Southern Comfort, 3 parts Guinness, 1 part Drambuie
Combine all the ingredients in a thin tall wine glass and enjoy.
Australian Snow Flake
1 shot peach schnapps, 1 shot Bacardi, 1/2 shot grenadine, 3 shots orange juice.
Blend all the ingredients and strain into a tumbler. Add two thin straws and umbrella.
Christmas Log Punch drink recipe
1 gallon egg-nog, 1 gallon vanilla ice cream, 6 bananas, 2 pkts ice, 1/4 bottle Jack Daniels, 1/4 bottl;e vodka.
Cut up the bananas into small pieces. Mix egg-nog, Jack Daniels, Vodka, and ice cream in the punch bowl. Add banana slices and ice. Serve chilled from the bowl using ladle.
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1 shot Grand Marnier, 2 shots Vodka, 1 shot lime juice, 2 shots lemon juice,
Pour ingredients into a cocktails shaker, shake vigorously and strain into a tumbler.
Red Nosed Reindeer
1 shot Aftershock, 1 shot Captain Morgan Rum, 2 shots Grand Marnier, 1 shot Vodka, 1 shot egg-nog
Mix all contents in a cocktail shaker and strain into a tall glass, add sparkler for effect.
Origins of cocktails
Why is it called a cocktail ?
Cock tailings were the left over dregs in a barrel of ale. This was mixed with various left over dregs of spirits and sold to the less wealthy as a very potent drink. The taste was somewhat questionable.
The first recorded use of the word cocktail was in 1803, in the USA.
Cocktails were occasionally declared as a method for curing several ailments by quack doctors.