Category: Beverages

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....

Banana and Mango Smoothie

Banana and Mango Smoothie 2 ripe bananas 1 ripe mango 1 cup (250ml) milk 1/4 cup (60ml) natural yogurt 1 Tablespoon comb honey Place all ingredients in blender and whiz for a few minutes until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve immediately....

Banana Chocolate Milkshake

Banana Chocolate Milkshake 1 cup skim milk 2 Tablespoons cocoa 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 medium ripe banana, sliced 8 large ice cubes In blender container pour milk. Add cocoa. Cover, blend on low speed until well mixed. Add sugar, vanilla and banana. Cover, blend until...

Banana Smoothie (Age: 8 Months +)

Banana Smoothie Age: 8 Months + 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 1 large banana Blend, strain and pour into baby’s bottle....

Basic Lemonade

Basic Lemonade 3 1/2 cups Water 1 cup Fresh squeezed Lemon juice* 1/2-1 cup Granulated sugar (to taste) Mix water and lemon juice, dissolving the sugar into the mixture. Chill. Serve in a beautiful pitcher, garnish with lemon slices. Serve over ice. * about 4-6 large lemons...

Basic Lemonade Syrup Base

Basic Lemonade Syrup Base 1 1/2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup Boiling water Zest of 1 lemon 1 1/2 cups Lemon juice Dissolve sugar into boiling water, turn off. Add zest and lemon juice. Refrigerate in jar or covered container. To use: Mix 1/4 cup syrup base to 3/4 cup...

Berry Thickshake

Berry Thickshake Serves 2 300g frozen mixed berries or 200g fresh strawberries 2 cups milk 4 large scoops of berry-flavoured frozen yoghurt 1. Place berries in a blender. Add milk and scoops frozen yoghurt. Blend until smooth. 2. Divide among tall serving glasses and serve with extra scoops of...

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...

Breakfast Wake-up

Breakfast Wake-up 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup yoghurt Blend both ingredients together for a great start to your day....

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....

Carambola Juice

Carambola Juice Carambola Water or pineapple juice Cut off any green edges of the carambola. Liquidise the carambola and strain the juice. Dilute with water or pineapple juice to taste. Serve chilled with ice cubes....

Cherry Cooler

Cherry Cooler Serves 4 1 egg 1 banana, chopped 1/4 cup honey 2 x 200g tubs cherry yogurt 100g pitted cherries 1 cup milk Place egg, banana, honey, yogurt, cherries and milk in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with cherries and mint on a...

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 Banana Shake

Chocolate Banana Shake Serves 4 Place 3 chopped bananas, 2 Tablespoons drinking chocolate, 2 cups milk, 1 egg and 1 Tablespoon malted milk powder into a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and top with drinking chocolate. Garnish with banana slices on a skewer and serve with a...

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...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Thick Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Thick Shake 1/4 cup milk 2 scoops vanilla ice cream 1 Tablespoon chocolate syrup 2 Tablespoons peanut butter Blend for one minute. You can try almond butter in place of peanut butter and chocolate chips in place of chocolate syrup. Serves 2....

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...

Delicious Hot Chocolate

Delicious Hot Chocolate Serves: 1 cup 25g Plain chocolate, broken pinch nutmeg and/or cinnamon 200ml Milk 1/4 tsp vanilla essence Sugar, to taste 1 Tbsp Double cream, whipped a sprinkle Grated chocolate 1. Place the chocolate, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, milk and sugar to taste in a saucepan. Heat gently...

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...

Fast Fruit Shake

Fast Fruit Shake Serves 4 1 cup natural reduced-fat yoghurt 1/2 cup skim milk 2 medium peaches or nectarines, sliced (about 2 cups) 1 cup fresh strawberries, or 1 cup frozen strawberries, partially thawed 1 banana, sliced 1 Tablespoon wheat germ (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond essence 1/4...

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

Fresh Fruit Smoothie 1/2 cup soy milk (or other milk) 1/2 cup white grape juice 1 cup strawberries, stemmed 1/2 cup pineapple chunks 1/2 lemon, squeezed (for tartness if desired) 1/4 teaspoon Vitamin C powder (1 capsule) Pinch salt, preferable grey salt Small handful fresh seedless grapes Add all...

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...

Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer 50g fresh bakers yeast 300ml water 2 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp sugar Start a Ginger Beer plant by placing 50g of fresh bakers yeast in a jar with about 300ml of water, 2 teaspoons of ground ginger and 2 teaspoons of sugar. Feed the plant each...

Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer 140g ginger, grated 3 lemons, juiced, 1L sparkling mineral water 4 Tbsp muscovado sugar Sprinkle grated ginger with the sugar, add the rind of two lemons. Bash in a pestle and mortar or with a rolling pin, add most of the lemon juice, and the water. Allow...

Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer 2 gallons boiling water 2 lemon, thinly sliced 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 2 pounds sugar, granulated 2 ounces ginger, chopped 1/2 teaspoon yeast Boil the water in a stainless steel or enamel pot. Add all remaining ingredients except the yeast. Simmer 20 minutes. Cool to lukewarm...

High-Energy Shake

High-Energy Shake 1/2 cup low-fat or skim milk 250 mL 1/2 cup fruit juice 250 mL 3 Tbsp plain yogurt 45 mL 1/2 banana (preferably frozen the night before) 1/2 a handful of berries Combine all ingredients and blend till smooth....

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 Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade 5 lemons 125g sugar 625ml water 2 litres soda water Wash lemons well. Grate or finely chop the peel (or zest) from two lemons (do not use the white pith). Juice the zested lemons along with the remaining lemons. Hint: Popping the lemons in the microwave for...

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade 4 cups white sugar 2 cups water 2 cups fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons citric acid 2 teaspoons tartaric acid water or soda water, ice, mint leaves Place sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 min. then add the lemon...

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 Chocolate

Hot Chocolate 2 cups milk 2 Tablespoons honey 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder Combine 1 cup milk, honey, and cocoa powder in a saucepan and heat on stove on low/medium heat until honey and cocoa dissolve. Add the other cup of milk. Heat until you get the temperature just the...

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...

Juicy Fruit Punch

Juicy Fruit Punch 4 fluid ounces fresh orange juice 4 fluid ounces cranberry juice 2 fluid ounces apple juice 2 Tablespoons pineapple juice 2 fluid ounces lemon-lime flavoured carbonated beverage 2 fluid ounces sparkling water 1/4 cup sliced frozen strawberries In a bowl or pitcher, combine the orange, cranberry,...

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....

Lemon Fizz

Lemon Fizz Utensils: lemon squeezer Tablespoon chopping board knife 2 straws tall glasses Ingredients: 2 lemons soda water 2 Tablespoons icing sugar ice cubes Method: 1. Ask an adult to cut the lemons in half. 2. Squeeze the juice from 2 lemon halves into each glass. 3. Add 1...

Lemonade

Lemonade Makes 1.5 litres 350ml lemon juice 220g (1 cup) caster sugar 1.25 litres soda water 2 lemons, thinly sliced 2 cups ice, plus more for serving 1. Add the lemon juice and sugar to a large jug or jar. Pour in about half the soda water, and stir...

Lime Ginger Soda

Lime Ginger Soda 1 lime, sliced 1/2 thumb ginger, minced 3 Tbsp sugar 3 Tbsp water 1 cup sparkling water, cold Place the lime, ginger, sugar, and water into a pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Make sure all the sugar is dissolved and then remove...

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...

Malted Egg Flip

Malted Egg Flip Serves 4 3 cups milk 4 eggs 1/4 cup malt powder 3 teaspoons vanilla Place all ingredients into a blender and blend mixture until smooth. Pour into glasses, top with chocolate shavings and sprinkle with a little nutmeg....

Mango and Coconut Lassi

Mango and Coconut Lassi Serving size: Serves 2 1 cup Australian low fat natural yoghurt, well chilled 1 cup Australian low fat milk, well chilled 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 3/4 cup chopped fresh or canned mango 1-2 drops coconut essence Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until...

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 Lassi

Mango Lassi 1 cup skim milk 200g natural low-fat yoghurt 1 small mango, peeled and mashed crushed ice 1. Place milk, yoghurt and mango into a blender and blend until smooth. 2. Pour over crushed ice and serve....

Mango Lassi

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Mango Lassi Serves 4 2 large ripe mangoes or 4 frozen mango cheeks 1 cup (280 g) natural yoghurt 100ml milk Zest and juice of 1 lime Brown sugar or honey, to taste (optional) A sprig of mint, to garnish 1. Place...

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 Smoothie

Mango Smoothie 2 or 3 mangoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate 1 cup milk 8 ice cubes, crushed in the blender In blender, add the mangoes, orange juice concentrate, and milk to the crushed ice. Blend on high until all the ingredients are...

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....

Mango Tango Smoothie

Mango Tango Smoothie 1/2 cup mango, peeled and diced 1/2 cup plain non-fat yogurt crushed ice sprig of fresh mint for garnish Place mango, yogurt and ice in a blender or food processor and whirl away. Pour into glass and garnish with a mint sprig if desired. You may...

Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie 2 Servings 1 mango 400ml skim milk 1/2 cup low-fat natural yoghurt 2 tablespoons almond meal 1 tablespoon Manuka honey Ice cubes Peel and chop mango and place in a blender with skim milk, low-fat natural yoghurt, almond meal,...

Mexican Sunrise Punch

Mexican Sunrise Punch 1 can Orange juice concentrate 1 can Lemonade concentrate 1 can Limeade concentrate 9 cups Water 2/3 cup soda water 1 can Ginger ale (12 oz.) Grenadine syrup Mint leaves Lime slices; for garnish Ice cubes Put frozen juices in a medium-size punch bowl or large...

Mixed Berry Punch

Mixed Berry Punch 1 teabag 1 cup (250ml) boiling water 120g raspberries 150g blueberries 125g strawberries, halved 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves 750ml chilled sparkling apple cider 2 1/2 cups (625ml) chilled lemonade Place teabag in mug, cover with the boiling water; stand 10 minutes. Squeeze teabag...

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....

Non-Alcoholic Eggnog

Non-Alcoholic Eggnog 1 whole egg 1 tablespoon superfine sugar Pinch salt 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup milk Nutmeg Beat the egg with the sugar and salt and pour into a 10-ounce highball glass. Add vanilla and milk and stir to mix. Grate a little nutmeg on top. Serves 1...

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...

Passionfruit Smoothie

Passionfruit Smoothie Serves 2 1/4 watermelon (about 300g flesh) 2 ripe kiwifruit Pulp from 6 passionfruit (about 200ml), strained if desired Chop melon into 4cm pieces, discarding any seeds. Transfer to a plastic container and place in freezer for 2 hours. Peel and roughly chop kiwifruit. Place passionfruit pulp,...

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...

Pineapple Fizz

Pineapple Fizz Serves 4 Take 1 small pineapple and remove the skin and core, roughly chop flesh and place in a blender with 2 x 100g tubs frozen yogurt. Blend until smooth. Pour into the base of 4 glasses and top each with mineral water or lemonade. Garnish with...

Pineapple Paradise

Pineapple Paradise 3 cups pineapple juice 1 cup coconut milk 1 cup crushed pineapple 1 cup crushed ice Mineral water to serve Pineapple leaves to garnish 1. Blend pineapple juice with coconut milk and crushed pineapple. 2. Strain into jug with crushed ice. 3. Top with mineral water and...

Pink Lemonade

Pink Lemonade 1/2 cup white sugar 6 cups boiling water 13/4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 x 300gm punnet strawberries – hulls removed and sliced crushed ice 1. Place white sugar and boiling water in a large jug and whisk until sugar has dissolved. Stir in lemon juice,...

Punch

Punch Utensils: chopping board knife large jug tall drinking glasses can-opener long-handled spoon Ingredients: 1 litre pineapple juice 1 x 425 ml can apricot nectar 1 litre lemonade 1 litre ginger ale 3 oranges 1 apple mint sprigs Method: 1. Chill the pineapple juice, apricot nectar, lemonade and ginger...

Punch

Punch 2x 1.25L bottles ginger ale 2x 1.25L bottles lemonade 1x small tin pineapple juice 1x small tin fruit salad 1x 1.25L orange cordial Pour everything into a huge bowl (or bucket). Submitted by...

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...

Simple Eggnog

Simple Eggnog 4 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 1 quart milk, chilled 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt Nutmeg Beat three whole eggs and 1 yolk until very thick and light in colour. Add 1 2/3 tablespoons sugar, beating in thoroughly. Stir in milk, vanilla, and salt and pour...

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 Delight Smoothie

Strawberry Delight Smoothie Serves 1 1 cup milk 1 cup vanilla yogurt 4 large strawberries (or 1 cup frozen strawberries) 1 small banana cut up Blend for one minute....

Strawberry Egg Shake

Strawberry Egg Shake 2 raw eggs in a blender dash of cream (amount your choice) 1/2 cup of water or more (Your choice) 3-6 strawberries Splenda for sweetening Blend and enjoy....

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...

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie 1/2 punnet strawberries 1 cup milk 1/2 cup yoghurt Mint sprig, to garnish 1. Wash and hull the strawberries, reserving one for garnish. 2. Blend together the strawberries, milk and yoghurt. 3. Serve in a chilled glass and garnish with the reserved strawberry and mint sprig....

Strawberry Twister

Strawberry Twister Serving size: Serves 2 1/2 punnet strawberries 1 Tablespoon water 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 cup reduced fat vanilla yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 4 scoops reduced fat mango frozen yogurt Blend strawberries and water in a blender until smooth. Reserve 2 tablespoons of puree for decoration. Add...

Summer Passion Non-Alcoholic Punch

Summer Passion Non-Alcoholic Punch 1 bottle chilled sparkling grape juice 850ml pineapple juice (fresh or canned) 6 passionfruit (pulp only) 1/4 bunch of mint leaves, torn Combine fruit pulp and juice with mint in a jug. Add a couple of handfuls of ice – not too much or the...

Summertime Punch

Summertime Punch 6 strawberries, quartered 1 x 25 litre bottle lemonade 1 x 750ml bottle ginger ale 1 x 850ml can pineapple juice 3 cups orange juice fresh pineapple wedges to decorate 1. Place a strawberry quarter in each hole of 2 x 12-hole ice-cube trays. Divide 2 cups...

Sunrise Smoothie

Sunrise Smoothie 3/4 cup non-fat or low-fat vanilla yogurt (sugar-free or regular) 1 cup fresh or frozen fruit 1/4 cup orange juice 2 ice cubes 1 heaping tablespoon flax meal, oat bran, rice bran, or toasted-wheat germ (optional) 1. Place all the ingredients in a blender, and blend until...

Sunshine Special

Sunshine Special 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1-1 1/2 tablespoons honey, to taste 1/2 cup yoghurt Ice cubes (optional) Blend together all the ingredients. Serve immediately. Variation: Replace the pineapple juice with your favourite juice....