9 Holiday Cocktail Recipes

 most of these cocktail recipes are champagne or prosecco inspired cocktails, because you know i love some bubbly. please let me know if you make any of these!!! leave a comment, a direct message, a text, anything! i want to hear how it turned out!

 

COCKTAILS I'VE MADE + LOVE:

 

THE HUGO

   ice

   1 part elderflower liquor (i used st. germain)

   4 parts prosecco

   topped with sparkling water

   fresh mint (pro tip: clap it to release the flavor)

   lemon or lime wedge

 

add mint leaves to wine glass. squeeze lemon or lime. add elderflower liquor + prosecco. top with sparkling water. garnish with mint + lemon. 

 

CHRISTMAS SANGRIA

   2 bottles of pinot grigio 

   3/4 cup sparkling apple cider

   1/4 cup sugar (i'm not a fan of overly sweet drinks so i didn't add sugar)

   1/4 cup cranberries, halved

   3/4 cup cranberries, whole

   1 green apple, chopped

   3 rosemary sprigs

 

combine all ingredients into a large pitcher + stir. refrigerate or 4 hours. serve chilled or over ice.

 

 ROSEMARY PEAR SPARKLER

   1/2 cup water

   1/2 cup honey

   1 sprig rosemary

   2 pears pureed 

   champagne or prosecco

 

bring water and honey to a boil. remove from heat + add rosemary sprig. let seep for 2 hours. remove rosemary sprig and chill in refrigerator. add 1 oz of syrup + 1 oz of pear puree to champagne glass. top off with champagne or prosecco + garnish with a rosemary sprig.

 

 THE BLACKBERRY OMBRE SPARKLER

   1 cup fresh blackberries

   1 cup sugar

   1 cup water

   4 sprigs rosemary

   1 bottle of champagne or prosecco

 

in small saucepan boil blackberries, sugar + water. reduce heat to a simmer + let cook for 12-15 minutes. take off heat and drain blackberries, keeping the syrup in a separate bowl. set both aside + let cool. once cooled, spoon 4 tbsp of syrup into the bottom of each champagne flute. top with champagne and garnish with fresh or cooked blackberries and a sprig of rosemary.

 

COCKTAILS I WANT TO MAKE:

(all found on pinterest)

 

BLOOD ORANGE CHAMPAGNE MULE

   juice of 1 medium blood orange

   juice of 1/2 lime

   1 oz vodka 

   8 mint leaves

   2 oz ginger beer

   chilled champagne

 

combine blood orange juice, lime juice and vodka into a glass. add ginger beer + top with champagne. garnish with blood orange slices + fresh mint.

 

CINNAMON PEAR MIMOSA

   1 bottle of prosecco

   16 oz pear juice, no sugar added

   2 cinnamon sticks

   ground cinnamon + this slices of pear for garnish

 

in small saucepan heat pear juice until it comes to a boil. turn off heat + add cinnamon sticks then cover with lid. let seep for 30 minutes then pour into container, cover + refrigerate. fill champagne flutes half full of cinnamon pear juice then top with prosecco. garnish with a pinch of cinnamon + pear slice.

 

 

HOLLY JOLLY PUNCH

  1 part triple sec liquor (orange)

   2 parts vodka

   3 parts cranberry juice

   6 parts ginger ale

   2 parts orange juice

   1 tsp cinnamon allspice

   1 tsp nutmeg

 

add ingredients to punch bowl, slowly stir in orange juice, add spices + garnish with orange slices.

 

CRANBERRY APPLE SPARKLER

   2 oz cranberry juice

   1 oz apple cider

   1 oz orange juice

 

mix ingredients, add ice, garnish with apple slices and frozen cranberries.

   

 

ORANGE CRANBERRY PROSECCO

   4 oz 100% cranberry juice

   1 tbsp sugar

   1 oz orange flavor liquor 

   1 bottle of prosecco

 

in a small saucepan, heat cranberry juice + sugar over medium high heat until it forms a syrup, chill completely. when ready to serve, add orange liquor to syrup then add to the prosecco.

 

 

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