16 Delicious Christmas Cocktails

This Christmas why not try something a little different to drink? Why stick with the usual festive drinks such as Eggnog and Mulled Wine when you could have a...

This Christmas why not try something a little different to drink?

Why stick with the usual festive drinks such as Eggnog and Mulled Wine when you could have a go at making these 16 festive and booze infused cocktails.

Be sure to click on the links to find the full recipes and whatever you get up to over this holiday season, please drink responsibly!

Merry Christmas.

 

Berry Merry Christmas Martini


Courtesy of I’m Bored Let’s Go

What you will need…

  • 1 shot vodka
  • 1 shot Chambord
  • ½ shot Lemoncello
  • ¼ shot Grenedine
  • Club soda*

Sex on a Snowbank


Courtesy of Nellie Bellie

What you will need…

  • 1 1/2 ounces Malibu rum
  • 3 tablespoons coconut cream
  • 6 large ice cubes

 

Gin & Appletiser Christmas Cocktail


Courtesy of Full of Flavours

What you will need…

  • Cranberries – I used frozen
  • Filtered water
  • 50 ml / 2 shots of gin – chilled (use a branded label, but no need to splash out on premium)
  • 250ml Appletiser original – chilled
  • 3 Cranberry ice cubes
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Slice apple
  • Wedge of lime

 

Cranberry Mojito


Courtesy of Nutmeg Nanny

What you will need…

For cranberry simple syrup:

  • 8 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

For each drink: 

  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 ounces cranberry simple syrup
  • 2 ounces rum
  • Seltzer water

 

Peppermint White Christmas


Courtesy of Freutcake

What you will need…

  • 1 bottle chilled Champagne
  • White Creme de Cocoa
  • candy canes

 

Salted Caramel White Russian


Courtesy of Bloglovin

What you will need…

  • Salted caramel sauce
  • Ice
  • Salt flakes
  • 25ml (one shot) Salted Caramel Irish Cream
  • 25ml Amaretto
  • 75ml (3 shots) of half and half (milk and cream)

 

Cider Pomegranate Smash


Courtesy of Clara Persis

What you will need…

  • 2.5 oz bourbon
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 6 oz sparkling apple pomegranate cider (Martinelli’s make this)
  • 1/2 tablespoon pomegranate seeds

 

Christmas Sangria


Courtesy of Cakenknife

What you will need…

  • 2 bottles Pinot Grigio
  • 3/4 cup sparkling apple cider
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cranberries, halved
  • 3/4 cup cranberries, whole
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
  • 3 rosemary sprigs

 

Sparking Clementine Thyme Cocktail


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Courtesy of Heatherchristo

What you will need…

  • 4 ounces chilled vodka
  • 12 ounces sparkling clementine juice (I used Izze)
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
  • 2 clementine or orange slices
  • two sprigs lemon thyme
  • ice

 

Jack Frost Cocktail


Courtesy of Homemade Hooplah

What you will need…

  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup vodka or light rum
  • 1/2 cup Blue Curacao
  • 1/2 cup cream of coconut (not coconut milk)
  • 3 cup ice cubes
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • shredded coconut for garnish

 

Perfect Christmas Peppermint Shake Cocktail


Courtesy of A Worthey Read

What you will need…

  • 1 single serving Strawberry Häagen-Dazs ice cream
  • 1 single serving Vanilla Bean Häagen-Dazs ice cream
  • 1 ounce Smirnoff Peppermint Twist
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mint Syrup
  • 2 squares Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark, chopped
  • 1 Candy Cane, crushed

 

Blackberry Ombre Sparkler


Courtesy of The Cookie Rookie

What you will need…

 

  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 bottle champagne

 

Christmas Coffee Cocktail


Courtesy of Ecletic Everyday

What you will need…

  • 4 oz strong coffee
  • 1 1/2 oz amaretto liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz butterscotch schnapps
  • 1 oz creme de cocoa
  • fresh whipped cream
  • grated chocolate, for garnish

 

Bombay Sapphire Christmas Martinis


Courtesy of Fuss Free Flavours

What you will need…

  • Vanilla Syrup
  • Cranberries
  • Orange – Strip of Zest
  • Cinnamon Stick
  • Gin – I used Bombay Sapphire

 

Berry & Rosemary Juniper Gin Fizz


Courtesy of Jamie Oliver

What you will need…

  • 500 g frozen blackberries
  • 4 lemons , chopped into little pieces
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary , leaves picked
  • 10 juniper berries
  • 5 tbsp honey
  • 500 ml Bombay Sapphire gin
  • 1 litre soda water

 

The Grinch


Courtesy of Mix That Drink

What you will need…

  • 2 ounces Midori
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup

 

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