Experience the Festive Warmth with 15 Delicious Christmas Drink Recipes

 Are you looking for some new and exciting drinks to serve this holiday season? Look no further! Our article has a great selection of recipes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. 


Whether you’re hosting a party or just want something special to sip on while wrapping gifts, these hot drinks will keep your festivities merry and bright. From classic eggnog with a twist to hot cocoa bombs, there is something here for everyone. Take a look!

Spiced Apple Cider

Warm up with this classic holiday drink that features fresh apples, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and allspice for a sweet and spicy flavor. Combine apple cider, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, nutmeg, and orange zest in a saucepan. Simmer for 15 minutes then strain to serve hot or chilled. Enjoy!

Eggnog Latte

This creamy and indulgent latte combines the rich flavors of eggnog with espresso, milk, and a dash of nutmeg for a cozy and comforting treat. Combine milk, espresso, and eggnog in a mug. Heat for 1 minute in the microwave. Top with whipped cream and nutmeg, then enjoy your festive Eggnog Latte!

White Hot Chocolate

For a twist on traditional hot chocolate, try this white chocolate version that’s rich, creamy, and topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Heat 2 cups of milk in a saucepan over medium-high heat until warm. Add 1/4 cup white chocolate chips and stir until melted. Reduce heat to low and add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, stirring constantly for 3 minutes or until hot. Serve the White-Hot Chocolate with marshmallows, whipped cream, and cinnamon sticks for garnish (optional). Enjoy!

Candy Cane Hot Chocolate

Add a festive touch to your hot chocolate by stirring in some crushed candy canes. The result is a minty and chocolatey drink that’s perfect for the holidays. Add 1/2 cup heavy cream, 2 tablespoons of crushed candy canes, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to a mug of hot chocolate. Mix and enjoy!

Peppermint Mocha

This delicious combination of espresso, steamed milk, chocolate, and peppermint syrup is sure to warm you up and put you in the holiday spirit. Top with whipped cream and a candy cane for extra flair. To make a Peppermint Mocha, combine 2 cups of coffee with 1/2 cup of chocolate syrup and stir in 1 teaspoon of peppermint extract. Serve hot or cold with whipped cream and crushed candy canes as garnish. Enjoy!

Gingerbread Latte

Bring the taste of gingerbread cookies to your latte with this cozy drink that’s made with gingerbread syrup, espresso, and steamed milk. Brew 1/2 cup of strong espresso, then stir in 2 tablespoons of Gingerbread syrup. Top with steamed milk and sprinkle with cinnamon for a delicious Christmas latte! To make a Gingerbread Latte, start by heating milk and stirring in gingerbread syrup. Add espresso shots, top with whipped cream, and sprinkle some ground nutmeg on top. Enjoy the festive warmth!

Cranberry Mulled Wine

Spiced with cinnamon, cloves, and star anise, this warm and fruity mulled wine is perfect for sipping on cold winter nights. Combine 1 bottle of red wine, 1/2 cup cranberry juice, 4 cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks, and 3-star anise in a pot. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Serve warm with orange slices and cinnamon sticks as garnish.

Apple Cider Hot Toddy

This classic drink features hot apple cider, honey, lemon, and a splash of whiskey for a comforting and warming drink that’s perfect for colds and sniffles. Combine 2 cups of apple cider, 1/4 cup whiskey, 2 tablespoons honey, juice from 1 lemon, and 4 cloves in a saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat for 5 minutes and serve warm. Enjoy!

Nutella Hot Chocolate

Add a touch of hazelnut to your hot chocolate with this rich and creamy recipe that’s made with Nutella, milk, and cocoa powder. Heat your favorite milk, add a spoonful of Nutella, and stir until melted. Enjoy the festive warmth with this delicious Christmas drink!

Mexican Hot Chocolate

This spicy and chocolatey drink is made with cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and dark chocolate for a warming and indulgent treat that’s perfect for the holidays. Heat 1 cup of milk in a saucepan and add 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 2 teaspoons of sugar, and a pinch of ground cinnamon. Stir until the mixture is smooth and creamy, then serve hot!

Pumpkin Spice Latte

This popular fall drink is a staple during the holiday season. Enjoy the flavors of pumpkin pie in a warm and frothy latte topped with whipped cream. Mix 1/2 cup of pumpkin puree, 2 tablespoons of sugar, and 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice in a saucepan over medium heat. Add 2 cups of hot milk and stir until heated through. Serve with whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Chai Tea Latte

Warm up with a spicy and fragrant chai latte made with black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Add a splash of milk for extra creaminess. To make a Chai Tea Latte, brew chai tea and combine it with the sweetened milk of your choice. Enjoy the festive warmth with a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg!

Caramel Apple Cider

Cozy up with this sweet and tart drink made with apple cider, caramel syrup, and whipped cream. Garnish with cinnamon sticks for a festive touch. Combine apple cider, caramel syrup, and cinnamon in a pot. Simmer and stir until the ingredients are blended. Serve warm for a festive treat!

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Indulge in a decadent and creamy hot chocolate with a twist of salted caramel. Top with whipped cream and caramel sauce for extra sweetness. Mix one cup of milk with two tablespoons of salted caramel sauce and two tablespoons of cocoa powder. Heat until hot, then top with marshmallows or whipped cream.

Hazelnut Mocha

This rich and nutty mocha combines the flavors of espresso, chocolate, and hazelnut syrup for a delicious and indulgent drink that’s perfect for a cozy night. Combine espresso, hot milk, hazelnut syrup, and chocolate sauce in a mug. Stir until combined and top with whipped cream and grated dark chocolate to enjoy a delicious Hazelnut Mocha Latte!

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