Category: Alcoholic

24-Carat Christmas

24-Carat Christmas Serves 8-10 2 sheets edible gold leaf* 300ml Stone’s Green Ginger Wine* 200ml Frangelico 2 Tbsp brandy Lemon slices and ice cubes, to serve 750ml-1L sparkling mineral water Place small pieces of gold leaf in ice cube trays, fill with water and freeze. Stir alcohols together in...

Alcoholic Eggnog

Alcoholic Eggnog 3 cups whole milk 7 large eggs 1 cup sugar 2 cups heavy cream 1/3 cup bourbon 1/3 cup Cognac or other brandy 1 teaspoon vanilla Special equipment: an instant-read thermometer Garnish: freshly grated nutmeg Bring milk just to a boil in a 2-quart heavy saucepan. Whisk...

Baileys

Baileys 3 Eggs 1 Carton Cream 1 Can Condensed Milk 1 tsp Coconut Essence Place ingredients into a blender for about 30 seconds. Add: 1 – 1.5 cups Scotch Whiskey 1 tsp Chocolate Essence 1 tsp Caramel Essence Blend well for about 20 seconds. Pour into glasses and enjoy....

Baileys

Baileys 1 can condensed milk 1 can reduce cream 1 teaspoon chocolate topping 1 egg 2 teaspoons coffee 1 cup whiskey (can vary to taste) Place all the ingredients into a blender. Bottle and keep in the fridge. Keeps for approx 2 months....

Baileys Berry Frappe

Baileys Berry Frappe 50mL Baileys 50mL milk Large dash of honey 3-4 strawberries Blend all ingredients with 2-3 ice cubes. Serve in a glass over crushed ice. Garnish with a strawberry....

Baileys Coffee Frappe

Baileys Coffee Frappe 50mL Baileys 15mL Johnnie Walker Red Label scotch whiskey (optional) 50mL milk Dash of honey 2 heaped tsp instant coffee 1 small cup boiling water Blend two heaped teaspoons of instant coffee with one small cup of boiling water. Use 60mL of this liquid to make...

Baileys Dream Shake

Baileys Dream Shake 2 oz Bailey’s Irish cream 2 scoops vanilla ice cream splash of cream Blend ingredients for 30 seconds....

Baileys Irish Cream

Baileys Irish Cream 3 tins Nestle condensed milk 3 tins Carnation evaporated milk 3 x 300ml Bulla thickened cream 1 1/2 x 250g blocks Cadbury chocolate 6 teaspoon vanilla essence 700ml Scotch Whisky Optional – 1 1/2 teaspoon Coffee # Melt chocolate in a double saucepan. Heat condensed milk...

Baileys Spiced Frappe

Baileys Spiced Frappe 50mL Baileys 50mL milk Dash of honey 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg Blend all ingredients with 2-3 ice cubes. Serve in a glass over crushed ice. Garnish with a sprinkle of nutmeg or a cinnamon stick....

Between the Sheets

Between the Sheets 30 ml brandy 30 ml white rum 30 ml Cointreau 15 ml lemon juice ice Shake and strain. Garnish: Spiral of orange peel. Glass: Standard cocktail (140 ml)....

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon Serves: 8 Blue curacao, a rum-based liqueur with a subtle bitter-orange flavour, is the base for this cocktail. 1L (4 cups) bought pineapple juice 500ml (2 cups) chilled lemonade 250ml (1 cup) blue curacao 250ml (1 cup) dry gin Fresh pineapple wedges, to garnish 1. Place the...

Bombay Sapphire Gin

Bombay Mule 45mls Bombay Sapphire Gin 2 mint stalks 3 lime chunks Dash sugar syrup * Ginger beer Place mint and squeeze lime chunks into a tall glass. Fill with ice. Add Bombay Sapphire and sugar syrup then top with ginger beer. Stir. Ruby Red Sapphire 45mls Bombay Sapphire...

Caipiroska

Caipiroska Serves: 8 250ml (1 cup) cold water 215g (1 cup) caster sugar 8 limes, halved, each half cut into quarters 330ml (1 1/3 cups) chilled vodka 4 cups crushed ice 1. Place the water and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes...

Campari

Campari and Orange 60ml Campari Top with fresh orange juice Pour over ice into a short glass and stir. Garnish with an orange wheel. Campari Cranberry and Lime 45ml Campari Juice of half a fresh lime Top with cranberry juice Pour over ice into a tall glass and stir....

Chilled Eggnog

Chilled Eggnog Makes: 6 6 eggs 1.2L milk 65g caster sugar 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped 300ml thickened cream 6 scoops vanilla ice-cream 200ml Calvados or brandy Grated nutmeg or chocolate, to serve 1. Place the eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla bean and seeds in a deep...

Chilled Mulled Wine

Chilled Mulled Wine Serves: 4 1L (4 cups) light red wine (such as pinot noir or tarrango) 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 1 orange, quartered, each quarter thinly sliced crossways 10 whole dried cloves 2 x 7cm cinnamon sticks 1 vanilla pod, split 2 Tbsp Cointreau liqueur 8 strawberries,...

Chilled Mulled Wine

Chilled Mulled Wine Serves: 12 You can prepare this recipe to the end of step 2 up to 2 days ahead. Continue from step 3 just before serving. 250ml (1 cup) fresh orange juice, strained 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 2 x 7cm cinnamon sticks 8 whole cloves 2...

Chocolate and Orange Martini

Chocolate and Orange Martini chunks of chocolate for rimming 1 oz vodka 1/2 oz white creme de cacao dash of Cointreau or Grand Mariner To Make The Chocolate Rim: Place chunks of chocolate into a heat-safe bowl. Place this bowl over a pot of water. Heat and simmer the...

Chocolate Cream Liqueur

Chocolate Cream Liqueur 400g can sweetened condensed milk 300ml carton cream 3 eggs 1 cup whisky 1 1/2 tbsp bottled chocolate topping 1/4 tsp coconut essence Blend or process all ingredients together. Pour into sterilised bottle or jar, seal, store in cool dark place. This drink does not require...

Coffee Liqueur

Coffee Liqueur 1 cup sugar 1 Tbsp instant coffee powder 1 cup water 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup brandy 1.5 Tbsp rum Combine sugar, coffee and water in pan, stir over heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer uncovered for 3 minutes. Remove from heat,...

Coffee Liqueur

Coffee Liqueur 2 ounces instant espresso coffee powder 3-1/2 cups white sugar 2 cups boiling water 1 pint vodka 1 whole vanilla bean Mix coffee and sugar. Add boiling water and stir until dissolved. Cool. Add Vodka and pour into two 26 ounce empty bottles. Split vanilla into 4...

Cosmopolitan Champagne

Cosmopolitan Champagne Serves: 6 250ml (1 cup) cranberry juice 2 Tbsp Cointreau liqueur 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 6 sugar cubes 1 x 750m1 btl chilled pink Champagne or sparkling wine 1. Place cranberry juice in a medium saucepan and bring to the boil over high heat. Cook, uncovered,...

Cranberry Fizz

Cranberry Fizz Serves 4 200ml cranberry juice, chilled 1/4 cup (60ml) berry liqueur, such as Framboise* 600ml sparkling wine, chilled Chill 4 champagne flutes. Divide the cranberry juice and berry liqueur among the 4 flutes, then top with sparkling wine. * Framboise is a sweet raspberry liqueur from selected...

Egg Nog

Egg Nog 2 eggs, separated 4 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 cup brandy 1 dash nutmeg Combine the egg yolks and milk in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until the mixture coats a metal spoon. Cool. Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form....

Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini Serves: 6 185ml (1 1/4 cups) freshly brewed espresso coffee, chilled 185ml (1 1/4 cups) vanilla-flavoured vodka 185ml (1 1/4 cups) white creme de cacao Coffee beans, to serve Combine the coffee, vodka and creme de cacao in a large jug. Place some coffee beans in the...

Ginger and Mint Mules

Ginger and Mint Mules Serves: 4 500ml (2 cups) chilled ginger beer 250ml (1 cup) vodka 1 cup fresh mint leaves 2 limes, cut into pieces Ice cubes, to serve Ginger and Mint Syrup: 125ml (1/2 cup) water 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 2 large fresh mint sprigs 1...

Homemade Irish cream

Homemade Irish cream Makes: 8 x 300ml bottles. 200g milk chocolate 400g can sweetened condensed milk 750ml evaporated milk 300ml thin cream 1 Tbsp instant coffee 3 tsp boiling water 750ml Scotch whisky 1. Place chocolate into a heat-proof bowl or double saucepan. Stir over a saucepan of simmering...

Homemade Irish Cream

Homemade Irish Cream 1 bottle Irish whiskey 8-3/4 ounces milk chocolate 2 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk 2 (12 fluid ounce) cans evaporated milk 2-1/2 cups heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules Pour a small amount of whiskey into a large bowl. In the top of a...

Homemade Liquor

Homemade Liquor This is an excellent base for homemade liquors. Substitute chocolate, coconut, or any flavouring desired for vanilla extract and you will have made a different flavour alcohol. Food colouring can also be added to the cooled mixture to add a bit of pizzazz to your alcohol drinks!...

Hot Mocha with Irish Cream

Hot Mocha with Irish Cream Serves: 1 1/2 cup Creamy Evaporated Milk 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon coffee 2 teaspoons Drinking Chocolate 1 Tbsp Irish cream liqueur Combine Creamy Evaporated Milk and water in a 250mL mug. For 1200 watt microwave oven, microwave on HIGH (100% power) for 30...

Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee For Ice Cubes: 200 ml Water 1/4 cup strong coffee liqueur 1/4 cup sugar For Milk Shake: 3/4 cup strong coffee (warm) 1/2 cup sugar 1 litre chilled whole milk For Ice Cubes: Boil and cool water to room temperature. Warm liqueur, add sugar and stir or...

Kahlua

Kahlua 1 qt water 2 1/2 cup Sugar 3 tbsp Instant coffee 1 tbsp Vanilla 2 1/2 cup Vodka Bring water, sugar and coffee to a boil in a saucepan. Simmer very slowly for 3 hours. Mixture will be very dark and syrupy. Cool. Add vanilla and vodka. Makes...

Kahlua Iced Latte

Kahlua Iced Latte 1 oz. Cream de Cacao 0.5 oz Kahlua 0.5 oz Cherry Brandy Cream In a lowball glass, over ice, combine the liquors. Add cream to top off the mixture and stir. Replace the cherry brandy with Stoli Raz, if preferred....

Limoncello

Limoncello Makes: 1.3L 6 lemons 750ml (3 cups) vodka 225g (1 cup) white sugar 435ml (1 3/4 cups) water 1. Place the lemons in a saucepan and cover with boiling water. Set aside for 1 hour to soak. Drain. Pat dry. Finely grate the lemon. Combine lemon rind and...

Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Iced Tea Serves: 6 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) water 3 cups ice cubes 80ml (1/3 cup) chilled vodka 80ml (1/3 cup) tequila 80ml (1/3 cup) white rum 80ml (1/3 cup) gin 60ml (1/4 cup) Cointreau liqueur 60ml (1/4 cup) fresh lemon juice 250ml...

Mango Daiquiri

Mango Daiquiri 3/4 cup chopped mango 1/3 cup lime juice 3 tbsp sugar 1/3 cup rum 4 cups crushed ice Put all ingredients in blender and blend to a smooth consistency....

Mango Margarita

Mango Margarita 1 mango, skinned and seeded 2 cups ice cubes 1 cup margarita mix 1/3 cup tequila 2 slices mangoes (to garnish) 2 slices lemons or limes, for garnish salt, for rim of glass 1. Blend first four ingredients in a blender till smooth. 2. Lime and salt...

Mango Mimosas

Mango Mimosas Servings 6 1/2 cup orange juice 1-2 tsp lime juice 1/2 cup ice cubes 1 bottle sparkling wine 1 large mango In a blender, mix the fruit from 1 large mango and orange juice. Blend until smooth. Add 1-2 tsp. lime juice and ice cubes and blend...

Mango Strawberry Daiquiri

Mango Strawberry Daiquiri 3 large strawberries 1/2 cup light rum juice of 2 limes 2 tbsp sugar 2 cups crushed ice strawberries for garnish 1 cup mango chunks In a blender, combine all ingredients until smooth and frothy. Pour into chilled glasses and serve with strawberry garnishes....

Mulled Red Wine

Mulled Red Wine Pour three bottles of red wine into a saucepan and heat gently with the juice of two orange, 1/2 tsp each of powdered nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves, plus 2 tbsp whole cloves. Sweeten with honey or brown sugar. Strain and serve with a stick of cinnamon....

Party Punch

Party Punch Serving size: Serves 8 2 x 750ml bottles chilled medium-dry white wine 1 tablespoon dark rum 1/3 cup (80ml) peach schnapps 2 tablespoons triple sec 1 1/2 cups (375ml) apple and mandarin juice 3 star fruit (450g), sliced thickly 4 small peaches (460g), sliced thickly Combine wine,...

Passionfruit Champagne Cocktails

Passionfruit Champagne Cocktails Serves: 6 You will need about 14 passionfruit for this recipe. 375ml (1 1/2 cups) passionfruit pulp 125ml (1/2 cup) brandy 1 x 750ml btl chilled Champagne or sparkling white wine 1. Spoon the passionfruit pulp among twelve 30ml ice-cube trays. Place in the freezer for...

Peppermint Schnapps

Peppermint Schnapps 1/3 cup white sugar 1 (16 ounce) jar light corn syrup 2 cups vodka 2 teaspoons peppermint extract In a 2 quart pan over medium heat, combine sugar and corn syrup. Heat until sugar dissolves, stirring regularly, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vodka....

Pimped Fizz

Pimped Fizz Serves 6 5 Tbsp raspberry sorbet, thawed to a slushy consistency (see note) 60ml Plymouth Gin 250ml Piper-Heidsieck Cuvee Brut or Rose Sauvage Pieces of lemon rind removed with a peeler Mint Syrup: 30g caster sugar 1 mint leaf, finely chopped 1. For Mint Syrup: Combine caster...

Raspberry, Mint and Hazelnut Daiquiri

Raspberry, Mint and Hazelnut Daiquiri Serves: 6 1 x 300g pkt frozen raspberries, slightly thawed 2 cups crushed ice 80ml (1/3 cup) Frangelico liqueur 80ml (1/3 cup) cognac 80ml (1/3 cup) fresh lime juice 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 2 Tbsp coarsely chopped fresh mint 1. Place the raspberries,...

Rhubarb and Rosewater Sparkling Wine

Rhubarb and Rosewater Sparkling Wine Makes: 500ml (2 cups) You can make the rhubarb syrup (steps 1 and 2) up to 2 days ahead. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. Carry out step 3 just before serving. If rosewater is unavailable, you can use 2 tsp rosewater...

Sbagliato Carafe

Sbagliato Carafe Serves 6-8 240ml each of Campari and Cinzano Rosso 250ml prosecco, or to taste Pieces of orange and lemon rind, removed with a peeler, to serve Combine Campuri, Cinzano and prosecco in a 1 litre carafe. Fill wine glasses with ice and pour over alcohol mixture. Squeeze...

Spearmint Iced Tea

Spearmint Iced Tea Serves: 6 750ml (3 cups) boiling water 2 Tbsp caster sugar 3 spearmint and chamomile tea bags 185ml (3/4 cup) gin 80ml (1/ cup) white rum 80ml (1/ cup) Drambuie 60ml (1/4 cup) fresh lemon juice Ice cubes, to serve Fresh mint leaves, to serve 1....

Strawberry and Lime Margarita

Strawberry and Lime Margarita Makes: 1L (4 cups) 2 x 250g punnets strawberries, hulled, washed 80ml (1/3 cup) tequila 60ml (1/4 cup) Cointreau liqueur 60ml (1/4 cup) fresh lime juice 1 1/2 cups crushed ice Place the strawberries, tequila, Cointreau and lime juice in the jug of a blender...

Strawberry Liqueur

Strawberry Liqueur 2 punnets (500g) strawberries 2 cups gin 1 cup sugar Wash and hull strawberries, cut in half, place in china or plastic container with gin, cover tightly, stand 2 days. Add sugar, stir to dissolve, strain; pour into sterilised bottle or jar, seal, stand in cool dark...

Tia Maria

Tia Maria 1 cup water 3/4 -1 cup brown sugar 4 tablespoons coffee powder Boil for 10 minutes, then cool. Add 1 cup Bundy rum and 4 teaspoons vanilla essence Put in clean bottle(s) and leave for a week before using....

Tia Maria

Tia Maria 1 cup boiling water 1 cup caster sugar 1 tbsp vanilla extract 4 tsp Nescafe instant coffee 1 cup UP rum Add the boiling water to the sugar and stir, add the coffee and vanilla, when cool add the rum and leave for 7 days....

Tia Maria Kegs

Tia Maria Kegs 3 tins Nestle condensed milk 3 tins Carnation evaporated milk 3 x 300ml Bulla thickened cream 1 1/2 x 250g blocks Cadbury chocolate 6 teaspoon vanilla essence 700ml Scotch Whisky Optional – 1 1/2 teaspoon Coffee Melt chocolate in a double saucepan. Heat condensed milk and...

Vodka with Pomegranate and Lime

Vodka with Pomegranate and Lime Serves 2 250ml (1 cup) fresh pomegranate juice 80ml (1/3 cup) vodka 2 cups ice cubes 1 lime quartered 1. Blend the pomegranate juice, vodka and ice cubes in the jug of a blender until combined. 2. Divide between serving glasses. Serve with lime...

Watermelon, Lime and Vodka Slushies

Watermelon, Lime and Vodka Slushies Serves: 12 You can prepare this drink to the end of step 1 up to 3 days ahead. Continue from step 2, 1 hour before serving. 2kg-piece watermelon, rind removed, deseeded, coarsely chopped 125ml (1/2 cup) fresh lime juice 250ml (1 cup) white corn...

Whisky and Blackberry Lemonade

Whisky and Blackberry Lemonade Serves: 6 1 tsp aromatic bitters (Angostura brand) 24 frozen blackberries 1 cup ice cubes 185ml (3/4 cup) Scotch whisky 750ml (3 cups) chilled lemonade Divide bitters among serving glasses and swirl to cover the bases and sides. Divide blackberries and ice among serving glasses....

Whisky Champagne

Whisky Champagne Serves: 8 160ml (2/3 cup) scotch whisky 500ml (2 cups) chilled bought orange juice 1 x 750ml bottle sparkling wine, chilled Pour the whisky among 8 serving glasses. Top with the orange juice and sparkling wine. Serve immediately....

White Sangria Punch

White Sangria Punch Makes: 2.5L (10 cups) 1 x 750ml btl chilled dry white wine 1L (4 cups) chilled clear apple juice 60ml (1/4 cup) brandy 1 red apple, halved, cored, thinly sliced crossways 1 orange, halved lengthways, thinly sliced crossways Ice cubes, to serve Combine the wine, apple...