Guy’s Christmas Tipples

Festive Drinks

CHRISTMAS HOT BUTTER RUM TODDY

3 tsp demerara sugar

Dash of vanilla

Pinch of cinnamon

Pinch fresh nutmeg

1 tsp butter, softened

50ml rum

4 tbsp boiling water

Cinnamon stick to garnish

Beat the first five ingredients together and add the boiling water, followed by the rum, stir together and pour into glasses and garnish with a cinnamon stick

 

MULLED WINE

2 oranges

Peel of one lemon

Peel of one lime

250g caster sugar

6 whole cloves

1 cinnamon stick

3 fresh bay leaves

1 whole nutmeg

1 whole vanilla pod – halved

2 star anise

2 bottles of Chianti

Place all the ingredients in a large pan and warm through slowly

 

CHRISTMAS PUNCH

½ pt Stock Syrup

1 Cinnamon Stick

1 Star Anise

3 drops Vanilla Essence

Juice of 1 Orange

3 strips Orange Peel

3 strips Lemon Peel

1pt White Wine

¼ pt Cointreau

Grated Nut Meg to finish

Combine all the ingredients together, chill and serve