Mulled wine

This signature Christmas drink is best made in a slow cooker so all the spices and aromas have time to infuse in the wine. Any fragrant spice will add extra flavour but the absolute essentials are cinnamon, star anise and cloves.

 

Mulled cider

Hot Mulled Cider - Festive Winter Warmer Drinks for Christmas BrunchMulled cider is a British rite of passage brewed during all the major holidays and it couldn’t be easier to make at home. Just make sure the cider is cloudy and the spices are plentiful.

 

Earl Grey Hot toddy

Earl Grey Hot Toddy - Festive Winter Warmer Drinks for Christmas BrunchCombining Britain’s two favourite pastimes (tea and alcohol), this Earl Grey hot toddy uses bourbon whiskey and honey for a sweeter morning taste.

 

Eggnog

Eggnog Festive Winter Warmer Drinks for Christmas BrunchWe have the Americans to thank for this (after all, they do the holiday season like no other). It’s made using all your standard pantry ingredients (milk, eggs, sugar) but you can throw in some rum or cognac if you’d like a boozy treat.

 

Orange hot chocolate

Orange Hot Chocolate - Festive Winter Warmer Drinks for Christmas BrunchBasically a melted Terry’s Chocolate Orange, this one is perfect for the whole family.

 

Gingerbread latte

Gingerbread Latte - Festive Winter Warmer Drinks for Christmas BrunchFor the ultimate autumnal taste, look no further than a spicy gingerbread latte. If you don’t have an espresso maker, don’t worry as this recipe shows you easy ways to froth milk without one.

 

Baileys Irish coffee

Baileys Irish Coffee - Festive Winter Warmer Drinks for Christmas BrunchHave a proper Irish Christmas a warm, creamy cup of joe (spiked, in true Irish fashion, with Baileys Irish cream and whiskey).

 

Hot pumpkin buttered rum

Hot Pumpkin Buttered Rum - Festive Winter Warmer Drinks for Christmas Brunch

What better cocktail to curl up with on a cold winter’s day? Smooth, buttery and with a hint of rum, you’ll definitely be passing this recipe on.