With the holidays just around the corner , there will be lots of shopping, holiday cards, family dinners and parties to prepare for and what mom doesn’t enjoy a delicious gingerbread martini or spiked coffee nog every now and then, especially during their “ME” time! So wheter you’re putting together a holiday soiree or having a quiet night at home, here is a list of holiday recipes to get you in the holiday mood. Enjoy!
Spiked Coffee Nog:
· 1-1/2 cups Hot brewed coffee
· 1/3 cup Coffee-mate Eggnog Latte
· 2 oz. Spiced rum
· Whipped cream
· Ground nutmeg
-Divide coffee, Coffee-mate and rum between two mugs. Top each with whipped cream and sprinkle of nutmeg.
· 1-1/2 oz. DiVine Vodka
· 1/2 oz. Brandy
· 2 oz. Coffee-mate Gingerbread Latte
· Cinnamon to garnish
-Shake all ingredients together with ice in a shaker and strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with cinnamon.
Hot Buttered White Chocolate Caramel Espresso
· 1 tsp. Brown sugar
· 1 tsp. Slightly softened butter
· 2 oz. Espresso
· 2 Tbsp. Coffee-mate White Chocolate Caramel Latte, heated
· 1 oz. rum
-Blend sugar and butter together in coffee mug; add hot espresso, Coffee-mate and rum and stir until sugar is dissolved.
- Vanilla Frosting
- 8 ounces hot coffee
- 1 ounces cinnamon syrup (homemade or store-bought)
- 2-3 Tablespoons Coffee-mate French Vanilla
- Cinnamon schnapps
-Rim 10 oz. coffee mug or heat-proof glass with vanilla frosting. Add hot coffee and remaining ingredients; stir. Serve.
(Homemade Cinnamon Syrup Recipe: In a saucepan over low-medium heat, combine equal parts water and brown sugar. Add either a tablespoon of ground cinnamon, or 2-3 cinnamon sticks, and heat until almost boiling, stirring occasionally.)