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White Chocolate Peppermint Mar-TEA-ni

Seasonal flavors will make this cocktail a sure winter staple

Warm up this winter with this unique spin on the martini. Using favorite seasonal flavors such as tea, peppermint, and coffee, this drink will surely help you get through these long, cold months.

This recipe is courtesy of Teavana.


For white chocolate peppermint cream:

  • 2 Tablespoons Teavana White Chocolate Peppermint loose leaf tea
  • 8 Ounces heavy cream
  • 1 Teaspoon rock sugar, preferably Teavana's

For the drink:

  • 2 Ounces aged rum
  • 3/4 Ounces coffee liqueur
  • 1 Ounce white chocolate peppermint cream


For white chocolate peppermint cream:

In a small saucepan, bring Teavana’s White Chocolate Peppermint loose leaf tea and heavy cream to a simmer.

Cover pan and let steep 20–25 minutes.

Fine strain through wire mesh or cheese cloth, pressing as much liquid from the tea as possible.

In a squeeze bottle, cool in the refrigerator for one hour.

Before using, add rock sugar to the squeeze bottle and shake for one minute to aerate.

For the drink:

In a mixing glass, stir rum and coffee liqueur with ice for 20 seconds.

Strain into a coupe glass.

Float 1 ounce of white chocolate peppermint cream on top using the bar spoon to cradle into the glass, leaving a distinct line between cream and spirits.