We have loads of warming winter drinks that'll take the chill out of any winter day. Find easy recipes for rum punch, boozy coffee, mulled wine, Mexican hot chocolate and even a chocolate mint toddy!
This drinking chocolate tastes so luxurious and is made from the simplest of ingredients. Use a best quality dark chocolate bar for this, preferably organic, with at least 70% cocoa solids.
Raisins, cinnamon and cloves give this drink a festive aroma – perfect for a chilly evening.
This is an easy way to spice up a shop bought drinking chocolate mix. Add more or less of each ingredient, depending on taste. Serve with whipped cream and enjoy.
A calcium rich and low calorie after dinner drink. Perfect to warm you up on a cold winter day.
A delightful spiced warming and also refreshing way to drink tea.
This alcoholic apple drink is perfect for the cold winter months. Apple juice is simmered with ginger ale and brown sugar, then blended with whisky, spiced rum and stored with cinnamon sticks. Serve warm or cold.
This is a simple, yet delectable alcoholic drink. It will warm the cockles of your heart, even on the coldest of winter days. Butter, sugar, rum, ice cream, spices and hot water are stirred together in a mug.
A delicously simple drink, which will warm the cockles of your heart. Milk is heated with chocolate, then blended in a liquidiser to make it wonderfully frothy.
I live near a posh chocolate shop and I can find delicious chocolate there from all over the world. I had a wonderful spiced hot chocolate there once, and here is my version of their fabulous recipe. You could also try a pinch of cayenne pepper instead of the black pepper.
This is a fantastic non-alcoholic drink that will warm the cockles of your heart. Apple juice is gently heated with black tea, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, orange and cloves. It's the perfect winter drink.
A Brazilian recipe for thick, creamy and delicious hot chocolate made with sweetened condensed milk. Sprinkle with cinnamon and even a bit of nutmeg for a beautiful warming winter treat.
This is my favourtite combination of spices for mulled wine or mulled cider. It has the perfect balance of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves for me. Gift wrapped - it makes a great little Christmas present for friends and neighbours.
Sweet and strong. Perfect to warm you right through to your bones after a winter walk! This makes enough for a family crowd at Christmas.
This is a wonderful recipe I found online and started tinkering with, made a change here and there to get the finished product. I've made it for several parties, and it's always a hit. It makes about 2 1/2 gallons so is wonderful to gift once the weather gets chilly! You can drink it hot or cold, but, watch out - it's pretty strong!
A yummy warming milk and honey drink for cold winter nights. I first made it when a ran out of Ovaltine one day.
This is a lovely treat.
Extemely simple and relaxing drink to help you sleep. Make this easy drink a nightly ritual! Add a bit of cinnamon or nutmeg for a tasty twist.
This is my favourite recipe for mulled wine. The cranberry juice gives it a tangy taste that's just perfect!
A delicious spiced apple cider, great for those long dark winter nights. You can spice it up some more and add some Calvados or Brandy.
A simple, yet delicious warming winter drink. Boiling water is mixed with sugar, then flavoured with rum. For the grog to taste perfect, preheat the rum and use boiling water.