3 Warm Beverage Ideas
Cozy up by the fire with these 3 festive hot beverages
Looking for a hot beverage to enjoy over the holidays?
Try these 3 hot beverage ideas to warm you up on a cold winter night, on Christmas morning, and beyond!
Vanilla Hot Cocoa Recipe
In a small pot over low-medium heat, add 2 tsp cocoa powder, 1 tbsp sugar, and a splash of milk to create a paste. Then add 1 cup milk (or almond milk or soy milk) and 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract and whisk together. Remove from heat and pour into your favourite mug, serve with a cinnamon stick if desired which can also be used as a delicious stir stick, enjoy!
Hot Apple or Cranberry Cider
Place cranberry juice or apple juice in a pot. Add a pinch of cinnamon (or a cinnamon stick), a few whole cloves and a sliced orange and heat until warm. Serve in your favourite glass with a piece of star anise or a cinnamon stick to garnish, enjoy!
Mulled Red Wine
Add a 2 to 1 ratio of red wine to apple juice and place in a pot over low-medium heat. Add a drizzle of honey to taste and cinnamon sticks, a few whole cloves, a few star anise and a zested and juice orange and bring to a boil and then simmer for 10 minutes.
Which is your favourite? Is there a certain ingredient you put in your hot beverage? We’d love to hear in the comments!
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