Brighten up spirits with these festive Christmas drinks you'll want to enjoy all winter long. There's nothing like cozying up to a fire with a nice drink in hand - especially if it's spiced with some of the best holiday flavors. Whether you are fan of traditional eggnog or an adventurous foodie seeking a liquid thrill, you'll find these Christmas drinks are the best addition to your holiday celebration.
RUM CIDER PUNCH
Apple cider gets kicked up a notch with the addition of rum, cinnamon sticks, star anise and cloves. Chopped apples are simmered until tender and make a stunning garnish for this spicy winter punch.
EGGNOG WITH CINNAMON
Eggs, milk, sugar and brandy are simmered gently until thick in this creamy eggnog recipe. A sprinkle of cinnamon is the perfect garnish. If you'd like, serve with fresh blackberries.
This Swedish version of mulled wine will quickly become one of your favorite Christmas drinks. The addition of cardamom and almonds makes it irresistible.
A handful of fresh cranberries makes this Christmas punch stand out from the rest. Oranges, cinnamon, cloves and star anise round out the flavor will the rum adds a touch of fun.
Looking for a booze-free Christmas drink? Warm up with a cup of this fragrant winter punch made with an exciting combination of spices - including cardamom and peppercorns.
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