Warm Up or Cool Down with Festive Holiday Beverages

December 21, 2015

You can’t enjoy the holiday season without a scrumptious and festive beverage! When hosting a party, you should have at least one visually-stimulating recipe that will truly impress with your ingenuity and style. And why not kick your drink line-up up a notch with concoctions that will make your holiday merry and bright! Dazzle your guests with these holiday beverage recipes—including hot, cold and cocktail recipes.

International Delight Hot ChocolateHot~ When the weather outside is frightful, a warm beverage is so delightful!

  • Hot Chocolate Variations[1]:
    • Chocolate Mocha: Stir in 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder.
    • Mexican Mocha: Prepare Chocolate Mocha, adding a generous pinch of cinnamon.
    • Chocolate Caramel: Omit marshmallows and stir in 4 caramel candies.hot chocolate
    • Double Chocolate: Substitute Unsweetened Chocolate Almond Breeze for the Original.
    • Double Chocolate Caramel: Prepare Double Chocolate, omitting marshmallows and stirring in 4 caramel candies. Add a pinch of cinnamon if desired.
    • Spiked: Stir in 2 to 3 tablespoons Amaretto, Kahlua or Irish Cream liqueur.

Holiday Peppermint Chocolate Frost SmoothieCold~ While a hot beverage is nice when it’s freezing outside, who can resist a refreshing drink like eggnog?!

CocktailsA signature alcoholic drink is a must at any holiday get-together!

What’s your favorite drink to sip on during the holidays? Share your favorite holiday beverage recipes with us in the comments below!

[1] http://almondbreeze.com/applications/recipes/index.cfm?navid=472&theView=detail&id=260

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