Spicy Christmas Drinks

Monday, 02. December 2019

Spicy Christmas Drinks

Find recipes for Christmasy drinks like punch, tea and mulled wine.

Christmas Punch with Marzipan (mild)

Ingredients

  • 750 ml red wine
  • 500 ml black tea
  • 500 ml freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 200 ml rum
  • 100 g marzipan
  • 20 g dark chocolate
  • 7 cloves
  • 5 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 vanilla beans
  • 1 cinnamon stick, whole
  • Orange zest
  • Lemon zest
  • Lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Caramelise brown sugar in a pan, then add the wine, lemon juice, orange juice and tea.
  2. Add cloves, cinnamon sticks, and the orange and lemon zest.
  3. Cut the vanilla beans lengthwise and scrape out the pith and add everything to the pan.
  4. Chop the chocolate and marzipan into small pieces and add it to the pan.
  5. Heat slowly and allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Strain, add the rum and serve.

Christmas Punch (very strong)

ingredients

  • 1 lt of scotch whiskey
  • 750 ml water
  • 100 ml Jamaican rum
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 pcs. rock sugar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 cinnamon stick, whole
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ orange

Preparation

  1. Add the whiskey, rum, fruit and spices into a sealable glass and steep for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Then briefly boil the whiskey mixture with the water in a saucepan. Add cinnamon, cloves, honey, and lemon juice to taste
  3. Strain the punch and serve hot.

Christmas Spiced Tea

Ingredients for 6 servings

  • 6 cups of water
  • 180 ml orange juice
  • 120 g sugar
  • 60 ml pineapple juice
  • 6 teabags (variety according to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 piece of cinnamon bark, 2-3 cm

Preparation

  1. Pour the water into a saucepan and add the cloves and cinnamon stick.
  2. Bring the water to a boil, remove from heat, put the teabags in the water and let the tea steep to your desired taste.
  3. Remove the cloves, cinnamon sticks, and teabag.
  4. Mix the orange, lemon and pineapple juice with the sugar in a pot and bring to a boil until the sugar has completely dissolved.
  5. Add the juice mixture to the tea, stir and serve hot.

Classic Mulled Wine

Ingredients

  • 2 bottles of good red wine
  • 600 ml water
  • 140 g sugar
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, whole
  • 2 oranges, cut in pieces
  • Juice of 2 lemons

Preparation

  1. Heat all the ingredients in a saucepan until they boil.
  2. Now add the orange slices and simmer.
  3. Remove the cloves and cinnamon sticks, fill into glasses and enjoy.