The presence of Christmas is felt in our hearts and also in our stomachs! It is at this time of the year that we must release the best Christmas drinks to spend a pleasant evening with our friends or family.
There is a wide variety of drinks : hot, alcoholic, non-alcoholic, cold, vegan, among others, to satisfy your festive palate. However, in this article, we want to introduce you to 4 Christmas coffee drinks that you can make at home. Take note !
Christmas hot drinks
Hot drinks are essential for the end of year celebrations. Who doesn't crave warmth in the cold season? That's why this hot and healthy drink will be a must in Canada, and it also offers a nice bonus for coffee lovers. Here are 2 hot drink recipes for the holidays:
1- Christmas drink: Mocha coffee
How do you prepare this coffee drink ? The first thing to do is to prepare a normal espresso coffee , then heat the milk and, once it is ready, mix it with a spoonful of cocoa powder. Finally, add the chocolate to the coffee and mix everything again. If you want to give it a more elegant touch, you can froth milk to complement the coffee recipe.
2- Christmas drinks: The Carajillo
Have you ever tried a coffee-based Christmas cocktail ? Here's your chance to whip up a hot alcoholic beverage to get you in the Christmas spirit. Carajillo (an alcoholic coffee drink ) is so simple to make that you need the following ingredients:
- 1 cup of espresso coffee (you can choose the types of coffee you prefer)
- 1 tbsp sugar (you can check out our sugar collection )
- 2 ounces of rum, whiskey or brandy (you can also choose the liqueur to your liking)
What is the procedure for this Christmas drink? First, spread sugar in a flat bowl, then take a glass beaker and dip its rims in sugar. Then select the liqueur of your choice and add it to the glass. Finally, prepare an espresso and carefully pour it into the glass. So you will have your original homemade hot drink . Enjoy!
If at Christmas hot drinks are the most consumed, there are a large number of people who like cold Christmas drinks . Thus, to meet everyone's tastes, we present in this section 2 special recipes to obtain a Christmas aperitif :
3- Pina colada with coffee.
Unlike the other coffee cocktail , this one is ice cold. To taste this exotic homemade drink, you need the following ingredients:
- Café Le Classique (or any other establishment of your choice).
- coconut cream
- Pineapple juice
- Pineapple (for decoration)
For this Christmas drink, prepare an espresso. Then, in a blender, add ice to your taste and pour in the espresso, along with two tablespoons of pineapple juice and a tablespoon of coconut cream. Then, pour ½ ounce of rum to start mixing all the ingredients until you get a homogeneous mixture.
When the mixture is ready, you can serve it in a glass or an elegant cup and decorate it with pineapple pieces. Now all you have to do is enjoy your wonderful Christmas drink that you made yourself.
4- Cold Russian coffee
Another coffee drink you can't miss this Christmas is cold Russian coffee. To prepare it, you need to get the following ingredients:
- Hot coffee
- milk cream
How to prepare it? First, make a hot coffee to let it cool down. The second step is to take a blender where you will add ½ cup of ice and a spoon of sugar (according to your taste). Also add a tablespoon of Vodka and two tablespoons of cream.
Finally, pour the cold coffee and finish by mixing everything until you get the right texture. Now all you have to do is find a glass to serve it, and you can also look for decorative elements. On the other hand, if you want a non-alcoholic Christmas drink , just remove the Vodka from the ingredients and enjoy!
Prepare the best Christmas drinks with Café Le Torréfacteur
We hope that with these 4 Christmas drink recipes, you and your loved ones will have an exceptional holiday season. That said, at Café Le Torréfacteur, we have a wide variety of original coffees for you to experiment with other drink or dessert recipes.
You can visit us at 2653 Route Lagueux, Local 5 Lévis, G6J1B6 and discover all our products at affordable prices. You can also follow us on our social networks and discover new promotions or recipes for any event, it will be a pleasure to serve you!