Cornish Christmas Cocktail Recipes
With a little more festive spirit in the air than last year, a few drinks with friends is back on the cards for Christmas! Make it a little extra special with our Christmas cocktails with a Cornish twist. There is even a mocktail recipe for designated drivers.
Mulled Orchard Toddy
To a mug add:
- 50ml of Tarquin’s Cornish Blackberry Gin
- A good squeeze of fresh lemon juice
- Two spoons of maple syrup
- 150 ml of hot mulled cider
Stir well, garnish with fresh mint, an apple slice and a cinnamon stick. Serve piping hot!
To a glass with ice add:
- 50ml Dead Man’s Fingers Coconut Rum
- 80ml pressed apple juice
- A squeeze of fresh lime juice
- A drizzle of honey
Stir well, garnish with a birdseye chilli and a wedge of lime.
Cornish Mulled Cider
- 1lt of your favourite Cornish cider
- 1 apple, cored and sliced
- 3 allspice berries
- Zest of an orange
- 2 tbsp of dark rum
- 30g demerara sugar
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and gently hear (don't boil). Serve in mugs with apple slice garnish and cinnamon stick.
Christmas Cornish Punch
- 1 bunch of red grapes
- 1 bottle of Prosecco
- 1 lt of Cornish apple juice
- 250ml of Wrecking Coast Cornish sloe gin
- 50ml herbal liquer
- 1 ball of stem ginger sliced plus 2 tbsp of the syrup
- 3-4 rosemary sprigs
- 1 clementine, sliced
The day before you want to service it freeze a small bunch of red grapes. When you're ready to serve, pick the frozen grapes and add to a punch bowl, stir in all ingredients and add ice.
Mulled Tea Punch
No need for the designated drivers to miss out on the festive flavours - this non-alcoholic mulled tea punch has all the warming taste of a traditional mulled wine.
- 1 Tregothnan Cornish green tea bag
- 4 cloves
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 handfuls frozen mixed berries
- 1 tsp cranberry sauce
- 1/2 orange, quartered
Add 1 litre of water to a saucepan, add everything except the tea bag and boil for a few minutes. Take off the heat, drop in the tea bag and allow it to steep for a few minutes. Strain through sieve and serve warm.