Christmas Cocktail Recipes

In the Spirit

Holiday time is the best time.
Between the decorations and gatherings with friends and family, it’s hard not to feel joyous during those special times of year … and then there’s the food and drinks – festive and tasty tokens that take the celebration to a whole new level. Here, area establishments share several show-stopping cocktails so that you too can impress guests with your cheerful creations.

Photography by Rich Smith

 

Jack Frosty Cocktail

Jack Frosty Cocktail

Cassie Ball
Course Drinks
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup ice
  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. coconut cream
  • 1 oz. blue curaçao
  • 1 oz. coconut rum

Instructions
 

  • To create the white layer, add ½ cup of ice, pineapple juice, and coconut cream to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • For the blue layer, combine remaining ½ cup of ice, blue curaçao, and rum to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • To serve, roll the rim of a hurricane glass in corn syrup followed by coconut flakes, and layer blue and white mixtures for desired effect.
  • Garnish by adding whipped cream, blue rock candy, and a blue sour belt strip.

Cassie Ball at Ooltewah Whistle Stop

Cassie Ball at
Ooltewah Whistle Stop

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Spiked Horchata cocktail with cranberry cinnamon garnish

Spiked Horchata

Lizzy Cruz
Course Drinks
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 oz. rich cinnamon syrup
  • 1.5 oz. RumChata Cream Liqueur
  • 1.5 oz. Herradura Añejo Tequila

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and give it a hard shake for 10 seconds.
  • Strain into a glass with fresh ice.
  • Top with fresh grated nutmeg and grated Abuelita Mexican chocolate.
  • Garnish with a cinnamon stick, sugarcoated cranberries or raspberries, and a piece of fresh mint.
Keyword christmas cocktails, christmas drink recipes

Lizzy Cruz at Mezcla Cocina Y Cantina

Lizzy Cruz at Mezcla Cocina Y Cantina

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