Cornish Christmas Cocktail Recipes

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!

Chilli Frostbite

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.

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