Mulled wine, apple cider, eggnog, and hot chocolate. As soon as Thanksgiving is over, people will go to great lengths to find the ultimate eggnog or cider recipe.
In order to make a holiday party as festive as possible, the drinks previously mentioned are staples for any Christmas party. That being said, have you ever thought about trying a recipe that goes above and beyond your average cup of cocoa?
In order to throw a classic Christmas party, you’ll need these drinks. In order to throw a unique party, though, you’ll need something that will set your party apart from the rest. The best way to keep up the Christmas spirit and serve something that will surprise your guests is to make a candy cane cocktail.
Candy canes make the perfect garnish. They add both flavor and a pleasant appearance to your drink. Plus, they’re cheap. Olives and onions simply aren’t festive enough.
Below are two candy cane recipes for you to try. Try these recipes, or garnish a classic martini with a candy cane instead. Any of these options will wow your guests.
Chocolate Peppermint Margarita
If you’re a lover of tequila, you may feel left out when the holidays come around. Don’t worry, though, for this peppermint beverage gives you the best of both worlds: peppermint and tequila.
Candy Cane Martini
With mint, crème, vodka, and a mini candy cane, this drink will instantly become your holiday staple. Satisfy your sweet tooth and try something new with this candy cane martini.