Ho, Ho, Ho Hot Chocolate

Ho, Ho, Ho Hot Chocolate

Makes 1 60g 70% chocolate, broken into pieces 200ml milk ¼ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 star anise Soft brown sugar, to taste White mini marshmallows 3 to 4 frosted cranberries Place the chocolate, milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract and star anise into a...
Mulled Pear Cider

Mulled Pear Cider

Makes 1 litre 800ml dry pear cider 3 tbsp whiskey 200ml pomegranate juice 70g caster sugar 4 pieces of orange peel 1 cinnamon stick 5 spice cloves 15 cranberries 1 pear, sliced, to serve Cinnamon sticks, to garnish Pour the cider, brandy, pomegranate juice and sugar...
Jingle Juice

Jingle Juice

Makes 1 100ml cranberry juice ½ tsp caster sugar 2 tbsp orange liqueur 3 to 4 ice cubes 1 slice of orange 3 cranberries threaded onto a rosemary sprig, to decorate Decorate the glass by rubbing the rim with a wedge of orange and dipping it into sugar. Leave it to dry....
Winter Snowflake Cocktail

Winter Snowflake Cocktail

Makes 1 large or 2 small 3 ice cubes 120ml milk, 3 tbsp white chocolate, chopped 3 tbsp Irish cream liqueur 1 tsp caramel (more to taste if prefer sweeter cocktail) A few mini marshmallows White sprinkles Straw Decorate the glass by dipping the rim into water and then...
Pear and Christmas Pudding Sundaes

Pear and Christmas Pudding Sundaes

Makes 2 2 poached pears in red wine 2 thick slices of Christmas pudding 4 scoops of vanilla ice cream 50g melted chocolate Sprinkles Slice the pears into thin wedges. Reserve some of the poaching syrup. Crumble the pudding into bite size pieces. To assemble, have to...