Tuesday December 04, 2012
five fabulous hot cocktails for cold winter nights
by MK Burnell
Cold beer and drinks on the rocks are more of a summertime pursuit. This time of year, it's nice to warm up with fortifying hot beverages like these. They make for a fabulous treat after a romantic stroll through your own personal winter wonderland. Don't be afraid to indulge a little! Just click on the titles below for full recipes.
Spiced Eggnog by Punchbowl.com
This creamy Christmastime favorite can be served warm or cold. Seasonal flavors like vanilla and nutmeg, as well as the simple recipe, are sure to bring you lots of holiday cheer.
Mexican Hot Chocolate w/ Tequila and Cayenne Pepper by Creative Culinary
Remember warming up with a cup of hot cocoa as a kid? Recapture the magic and then some with this creative Mexican hot chocolate recipe. Cayenne pepper provides an extra kick to keep you toasty.
Hot Apple Pie Cocktail by CocktailRemedy.com
Fresh apple cider, cinnamon and whipped cream combine with bourbon, triple sec and Tuaca for a totally original cocktail. A flawless fall-to-winter dessert drink!
Swiss Coffee Cocktail by Liana Krissoff
A stimulating twist on after-dinner coffee, this drink tastes like Christmas morning!
Moroccan Etiquette by Timothy Zohn
An exotic and intriguing drink made with mint tea and quinoa vodka. Delicate, seductive and just a bit sweet, this just might become your new favorite winter cocktail.
Mixing up a hot beverage is a great way to spend a chilly winter evening with your partner. Who knows - you might even invent your own!