In winter, we especially want warmth and comfort. But not only the big blanket and a cup of hot chocolate are able to create the right mood. Warming cocktails perfect for a friendly company, and home gatherings after a long walk or a winter sports outdoor sports.
In addition to all the well-known mulled wine, there are many other interesting options with the addition of alcohol beverages that are instantly warm you and will give a good mood. This winter, be sure to try to prepare a warming drink on the recipes that we have prepared for you.
The classic recipe for mulled wine know almost everything. In addition, now in stores you can find special spice kits designed specifically for the preparation of the drink. But we want to have a little surprise and offer a more robust version of the cherry mulled wine for the preparation of which take a bottle of dry red wine, 200 ml of cherry liqueur, which can be replaced Homemade cherry liqueur or brandy, lemon, 3-4 cloves bud and cinnamon stick.
Pour into a saucepan wine and cherry liqueur. Add chopped lemon slices, cloves and cinnamon. Warm drink over medium heat, without boiling, then strain and pour into a tall glass. Lovely warming drink is ready.
Not only wine, but also beer can be served hot, adding different spices. Beer gzhanets especially popular in Poland, so if you like to discover the traditional food and drinks of other countries, make sure you stock up on one liter of dark beer, four spoons of honey, cinnamon stick and cloves and Dittany to prepare this wonderful drink. The raspberry juice can be used as an additional ingredient. In 70 ml of beer per liter of juice is enough.
Pour the beer into the pan with a thick bottom and beat with a spoon to release the gas. Then add honey, spice and raspberry juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the beer starts to boil. And this time the drink can be removed from the heat and pour into glasses or mugs.
The recipe of the drink came to us from England, where the British sailors were first to mix strong rum with hot tea. To prepare grog house, you will need 2 tablespoons of black English tea, 80 ml light rum and 2 oranges. As a supplement, you can use 4-6 kumquats and brown sugar to taste. If you want to surprise your guests with a nice feed, do not forget also about the cinnamon sticks.
Boil enough strong tea and add sugar to taste. While the tea is brewed, squeeze the juice from the oranges and add it to tea with rum and cut into thin slices kumquat. Then you just have to pour the grog in the appropriate glasses and garnish with cinnamon sticks. Note that you can use instead of kumquat lemon or orange, sliced.
Without strong Egg leg hard to imagine Christmas in Europe or America. Nevertheless, the close relative of Gogel, Mogel was invented in Scotland. We recommend that you not combine the drink with a meal. To make it, take the 20 quail eggs, 80 grams sugar, 400 milliliters is not very heavy cream, 80 ml white rum, cinnamon stick and a few pinches of grated nutmeg.
You must first beat the eggs with sugar and cream, and then put the resulting mass in a water bath. At this point, add the cinnamon stick and cook drink, whisking whisk it until it thickens. Just do not let it boil. When the legs Egg is sufficiently thick, remove from heat and continue whisking, gradually pour in the rum. Spill a drink in cups, sprinkle nutmeg on top and serve.
In each country, the punch is prepared by completely different recipe. The classic version requires a 5 ingredients, including a variety of fruit juices and rum. We want to offer you a lemon-orange option, which would require 2 orange and 2 lemon, dry white wine bottle, half a liter of rum, 250 grams of sugar and about a liter of water.
To start squeeze of orange and lemon juice, mix it with wine and allow to stand for about an hour. At this time, sprinkle in the sugar in a saucepan, cover with water and cook is not very thick syrup. When the syrup is ready, add the wine and juice drink and heat up to 60-70 degrees, then remove from heat, add the rum, stir and pour into a pre-warmed cups or glasses.
Cranberry drink with orange liqueur
Winter hot beverages may be not only delicious but also useful, especially if they cook fresh fruit, such as cranberries. Take 200 grams of berries, scald with boiling water and place in a saucepan. Then squeeze the juice of two oranges and cranberries fill them, and then add to the skillet a glass of water, bring to a boil and simmer for about 15 minutes.
The resulting drink is remove from heat, cover and allow to stand for 10 minutes, then add the 80 ml of orange liqueur Cointreau and about 100 milliliters of maple syrup, which can be replaced with honey. Incredibly useful drink is ready.
Apple cider with calvados
Cider - a soft drink, but you can prepare a very unusual warming drink from it. Before proceeding directly to the preparation, check all the necessary products: 1 liter of apple cider, 1 apple, 4 tablespoons of honey, 5-6 buds of cloves, 1 star anise, cinnamon sticks 2 and 80 milliliters of Calvados.
Pour the cider into the pan, add the spices and warm up on low heat without bringing to a boil the drink. At this time, the apple cut into crude, after removing the core and add the cider. Cook until the apples are tender. And then it is already possible to remove from the heat, add the calvados and honey. Do not forget to stir before pouring the hot beverage into glasses.