Christmas Café: Festive Coffee and Cocktail Recipes

By Christy - December 07, 2011

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One thing I love about the holidays is the appearance of limited  edition holiday drinks at various third places like Starbucks. Good thing such festive, cozy drinks can be made at home--thanks to these recipes!

Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Recipe
Chocolate Cherry Coffee Mix
DIY Gingerbread Latte
Eggnog Latte Recipe

I'm also sharing my very own original cocktail concoctions inspired by my favorite candy and cake!

Peppermint York

Glassware: Chilled specialty glass

1 oz. white rum/vodka
1/2 oz Baileys Irish Crème
1/2 oz  white Crème  de menthe
1/2 oz Crème de cacao (dark)

Black Forest 

Glassware: Chilled specialty glass


1 oz dark rum
1/2 oz drambuie
1/2 oz amaretto
1/2 ounce Crème de cacao (dark)

Top with cream and splash of kirsch or grenadine. Add long stemmed cherry as garnish.


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  1. i loveeee pumpkin spiced latte at Starbucks but it's burning quite a hole in my wallet. I shall try these at home :)

  2. How can I ever missed this? I was looking for an eggnog recipe for our coffeeshop... thanks for sharing christy... by the way, the link for eggnog recipe was a different recipe...


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