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Xmas cocktail for tonight - help pls!

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foxinthegarden1 Sat 14-Dec-19 17:37:50

I have totally over committed to hosting a cocktail evening tonight (overseas so have a little more time on my side) for a couple of friends. In theory I thought I would have time to plan and shop but its been quite a week!

Does anybody have a fruity/sparkly/Xmassy cocktail idea I can easily put together. I can dash out today (with kids in tow so pref not too many ingredients!) I only have dark rum at home currently so any ideas where that is used extra helpful... thanks!

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tellmewhenthespaceshiplandscoz Sat 14-Dec-19 17:43:11

If you like raspberry then glass of Prosecco (or any fizz$ with dash of Chambord liqueur.


foxinthegarden1 Sat 14-Dec-19 17:44:39

Ooh sounds nice thanks!!

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DonPablo Sat 14-Dec-19 17:45:16

Gin fizz. The fizz is the mixer. You'll be shit faced in no time!

Espresso martini. Just needs vodka, coffee liqueur (kahlua) and coffee. I like the stoli salted caramel vodka for this. Or a shot of it neat!

Waterandlemonjuice Sat 14-Dec-19 17:45:25

I’ve just googled a bakewell tart cocktail as we have most ingredients, it’s lush

And this is lovely too

tellmewhenthespaceshiplandscoz Sat 14-Dec-19 17:48:14

I would love to get tontoed on Dirty Martinis right now but we've a busy day tomorrow grin

AdaColeman Sat 14-Dec-19 17:49:03

Prosecco or any white sparkling wine, creme de cassis or any red fruit liqueur, a few berries fresh or frozen eg blackberries or blueberry. Make up like a Kir add a small number of berries ~~ Winterberry cocktail.

Peach juice or peach nectar etc, plus sparkling wine ~~ Bellini ~~ add a splash of peach liqueur/peach vodka if available for extra umph.

Gin and Noilly Prat, olives in brine ~~ dry martini

Vodka or tequila or both plus black coffee ~~ coffee martini

tellmewhenthespaceshiplandscoz Sat 14-Dec-19 17:50:57

Water they sound lovely!

Purpleartichoke Sat 14-Dec-19 17:51:51

Hot buttered rum

Mix up brown sugar, butter, and some spices into a nice paste. Then serve each drink with a scoop of the concoction, a shot of rum, and hot water.

moonlight1705 Sat 14-Dec-19 17:58:24

French 75 which is gin mixed with lemon juice and sugar syrup topped up with fizz.

Waterandlemonjuice Sat 14-Dec-19 17:59:21

This is awesome, we are making these at Christmas

foxinthegarden1 Sat 14-Dec-19 18:21:23

Oh wow - thank you for the responses I am scribbling this down furiously!

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