This heart-warming holiday cocktail pairing guide will help you host a party to remember.
In a saucepan, heat the apple cider, orange peel and cinnamon to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the bourbon. Serve in mugs with a cinnamon stick as garnish.
With an electric mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg until smooth and fluffy. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the butter mixture into a mug. Fill the mug halfway with rum. Top with boiling water and stir well.
Into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the chocolate liqueur, vanilla vodka, chocolate syrup and half and half. Shake well. Pour into a martini glass that has been rimmed with chocolate syrup.
Makes 1 Chocolate Holiday Martini
Chill all ingredients in the refrigerator. When ingredients are cold, combine everything into a large punch bowl. Serve in wine glasses or mugs over ice.
Into a pitcher, pour the Grand Marnier and cranberry juice. Top with champagne. Serve in wine glasses with fresh cranberries as garnish.