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Drinks recipe: Christmas cocktails

Get the Christmas party rolling with some of these great cocktails! Here are three Christmas classics that are sure to go down a treat...



Egg nog

Ingredients

  • 2 pints whole milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod, split
  • 20 fresh cherries, stones removed and halved
  • 200ml oz brandy
  • cocoa powder, for dusting

Instructions

  1. Place the milk, eggs, sugar and vanilla pod in a medium pan and heat gently until the mixture thickens
  2. Place the cherries in the bottoms of glasses, pour the egg nog over and dust with cocoa powder

Classic champagne cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 sugar cube (white)
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • 20ml cognac
  • champagne to fill the glass

Instructions

  1. Add the bitters to the sugar cube and drop into the flute
  2. Add cognac and top with champagne

Snowball

Ingredients

  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
  • 3 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 small egg
  • 50ml Scotch whisky
  • ginger ale, to top

Instructions

  1. Mix the lime juice, zest and caster sugar in a bowl and leave for an hour
  2. Mix the egg, whisky, 1 tablespoon of the lime mixture and some ice cubes in a cocktail mixer and shake
  3. Strain into a glass and top with ginger ale

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