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Christmas, Drinks, Supermarket Savings

10 simple cocktails to make at home this festive season!

Staying in is the new going out! Save money this Christmas by celebrating at home with friends and family. Here are some super simple cocktail recipes, enjoy! 😋

Cranberry Margarita

  • 200ml tequila
  • Juice 1 lime
  • 200ml cranberry juice
  • 50ml triple sec
  • Juice 1 orange

In a cocktail shaker, combine all of the ingredients with ice. Once mixed and cold, strain into a glass and enjoy.

 


Christmas Cream Liqueur

  • 300g dulce de leche
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee dissolved in 1 tbsp boiling water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 300ml brandy
  • 426ml single cream

Spoon the dulce de leche into a bowl, then beat in the coffee, vanilla and brandy until smooth. Stir in the cream until well mixed, then enjoy over ice.

 


Long Island Iced Tea

•  25ml of light rum
•  25ml of vodka
•  25ml of gin
•  25ml of tequila
•  25ml of lime juice
•  Coke

Mix the juice and booze together, pour into a glass with ice and then top up with coke.

 


Singapore Sling

•  25ml of gin
•  25ml of cherry brandy
•  50ml of pineapple juice
•  10ml of benedictine
•  10ml of grenadine
•  10ml of cointreau
•  Soda water

Mix everything besides the soda, then pour into a glass with ice and top up with the soda water.

 


Mojito

•  Half a lime (cut into 4 pieces)
•  5 fresh mint leaves
•  Tablespoon of sugar
•  50ml golden rum
•  Soda water
•  Handful of strawberries or raspberries

Put the lime, mint leaves, sugar and berries into a glass and mash them together. Then add the rum, top up with soda water and stir.

 


Sex on the Beach

•  200ml of cranberry juice
•  100ml of orange juice
•  75ml of vodka
•  75ml of peach schnapps

Just mix together and serve over ice.

 


Pina Colada

•  50ml of white rum
•  25ml of coconut cream
•  25ml of single cream
•  200ml of pineapple juice

Just mix together and serve over ice.

 


Snowball

  • 50ml advocaat
  • 50ml sparkling lemonade
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Add the advocaat and lemonade to a tall glass filled with ice. Stir gently and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

 


Woo Woo

•  25ml of peach schnapps
•  25ml of vodka
•  50ml of cranberry juice

This one is so simple, just mix together and enjoy.

 


Tequila Sunrise

•  50ml of tequila
•  25ml of grenadine
•  175ml of orange juice

Mix the tequila and orange juice, then pour into a glass with ice. Finally, slowly pour in the grenadine so it settles at the bottom of the glass.

 

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