Cranberry Jell-O Shots

The sugar-coated cranberries are optional, but highly encouraged—they make for a great sweet-tart chaser after you’ve downed the shot. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 20 INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRANBERRIES 1/2 c. water 1 1/2 c. sugar, divided 1 package fresh cranberries FOR THE JELL-O SHOTS 3 c. Water, Divided 2 packets cranberry-flavored…

Grinch Jell-o Shots

You can find sanding sugar in the baking section of many grocery and craft supplies stores, but if you can’t make the trip, you can always use regular granulated sugar. TOTAL TIME: 1:50 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 15 INGREDIENTS FOR THE LIME-SUGAR RIM 2 tbsp. lime juice 1/4 c. Red and green sanding sugar…

Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule

A Classic gingery Moscow Mule updated with the Autumnal flavors of apple and cranberry! Ingredients ice 4 ounces vodka ¼ cup cranberry juice ½ cup sparkling apple juice 2 ginger beers fresh cranberries for garnish Instructions Fill two large glasses with ice. Add the Vodka and cranberry juice. Add the sparkling apple juice and then…

vanilla cranberry mimosa

Ingredients: For the cocktail: 1 1/2 oz pumpkin pie spiced bourbon 1 1/2 oz pear syrup 1/4 oz lemon juice 2 oz sparkling water For the pumpkin pie spiced bourbon: 375ml bottle of bourbon 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice blend For the pear syrup (makes ~6-8 oz):  1 cup chopped bartlett pear (~ 1 large…

PUMPKIN PIE BOURBON AND PEAR COCKTAIL

Ingredients: For the cocktail: 1 1/2 oz pumpkin pie spiced bourbon 1 1/2 oz pear syrup 1/4 oz lemon juice 2 oz sparkling water For the pumpkin pie spiced bourbon: 375ml bottle of bourbon 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice blend For the pear syrup (makes ~6-8 oz):  1 cup chopped bartlett pear (~ 1 large…

Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

prep 20 mins cook 10 mins total 30 mins author bakerbynature yield 4 servings This stunning cranberry and cinnamon whiskey sour is the ultimate holiday cocktail! Ingredients Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour – Baker by Nature Makes 4 cocktails Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cranberries 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 3/4 cup…

Candy Cane-Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Take that, peppermint mocha. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. whole milk 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 candy cane 3 tbsp. sipping chocolate 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 oz. Kahlua whipped cream candy canes DIRECTIONS In a saucepan over low heat, warm whole milk and heavy cream. Add 1 candy cane and…

Mulled Wine Sangria

Give sangria a holiday twist by making a mulled wine studded with red and green fruit. It’s perfect hot or cold, so the choice is yours. Want to keep it warm during your holiday party? Pop the sangria in your slow cooker on the “keep warm” setting (or low). LEVEL: MODERATE YIELD: 6 TO 8…

Pear Mimosas

On its own, pear nectar can be a little, well, thick. But cut it with 2 parts dry champagne and you’re in business. TOTAL TIME: 0:05 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 3/4 c. pear nectar 1 bottle champagne Pear slices, for garnish DIRECTIONS In champagne flutes, add pear nectar and top off with…

Pomegranate Moscow Mule

This festive twist on the classic cocktail will kill it at all your holiday parties.Moscow mules are even better with holiday flavors. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 2 oz. vodka 1 oz. pomegranate juice 1 tbsp. pomegranate seeds 1 tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp. honey 1/2 c. ice ginger beer Sprig of Rosemary DIRECTIONS In…

Old Fashioned

If drinking whisky straight up is not your thing, keep it classic with our Old Fashioned. Learn how to make this fantastic drink in true old-fashioned style. Ingredients Ingredients 60 ml of bourbon Whiskey 1 sugar cube 3 drops of angostura bitters 4-5 cubes of ice 3 orange peels Method Muddle the orange peels, sugar…

Sol of Colaba

Planning to host a cocktail party? This stunner will surely impress your guests! Ingredients 60 ml vodka 30 ml lime juice 30 ml sugar syrup For Masala Mix: 1 tsp jaljeera powder 1 tsp amchoor 1/2 tsp white pepper 2-3 pieces kokum Method Infuse kokum in little hot water and extract juice. Cool and add…

Hibiscus Sherbet

Chef Kunal Kapur takes his fusion skills to another level. Tender hibiscus flowers are teamed with basil seeds to arrive at a refreshing summery drink. Ingredients 3-4 dried hibiscus 2 cups of boiling water 250 gms basil seeds 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp rose water 6-7 ice cubes Method Pour boiling water in a bowl…

Kiwi Margarita

Refresh yourself after a long day of work with this summer fruit margarita and a boozy punch. Ingredients 60ml of tequila 15 ml of orange liquor 15 ml of lime juice 10 ml of sugar syrup 2 Tbsp of fresh kiwi pulp Method Blend the ingredients together and serve in a salt rimmed Margarita glass

Litchi Sorbet

Summers are incomplete without litchi and that is why we have litchi sorbet to beat the heat. You can also add a little twist to it by adding vodka. Ingredients Ingredients: 500g of fresh litchi 100g  of caster sugar 1 1/2 cups of water 1/2 lime for lime juice Method Put the litchi in a…

Orange and Basil Juice

Orange and basil come together to create this revitalizing drink which is perfect to beat the heat. Top it up with ice and enjoy. Ingredients 2 oranges 6 basil leaves, fresh A drizzle of honey, optional 4-5 ice cubes Method Peal the oranges and place them in the blender along with the other ingredients. Blend…

Orange and Ginger Detox Drink

The turmeric in the drink works wonders for your aching bones post workout. A glass of this detox drink everyday will benefit your body in wonderful ways. Ingredients 1 large carrot 2 oranges 1/2 inch raw turmeric, crushed 1/2 inch ginger, crushed 1/2 lemon juice Method Juice the orange and carrot separately. Pour the juice…