Because everyone should drink champagne for New Years.
3/4 fluid ounce pear brandy
5 fluid ounces Champagne or other sparkling white wine
1 tablespoon whole-berry blackberry preserves
Pour the brandy into a champagne flute. Top with champagne. Gently drop in preserves.
Who doesn’t want a mix of tropical islands and some homely coconut eggnog with spices and rum?
2 egg yolks, beaten
1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
1 (14 ounce) can cream of coconut
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup white rum
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In the top of a double boiler, combine egg yolks and evaporated milk. Stirring constantly, cook over lightly simmering water until mixture reaches a temperature of 160 degrees F (71 degrees C). The mixture should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
Transfer mixture to a blender, and add cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, rum, water, cloves, cinnamon, and vanilla. Blend for about 30 seconds. Pour into glass bottles and chill overnight.
White Russian cocktail:
A bit of coffee, a bit of cream and of course some alcohol
2 fluid ounces vodka
1 fluid ounce coffee-flavored liqueur
1 cup ice
1 fluid ounce heavy cream
Combine vodka, coffee liqueur, and ice in an old-fashioned glass. Pour in cream.
You can skip the desert and just go for this delicious minty and chocolaty drink
3/4 fluid ounce creme de menthe
3/4 fluid ounce white creme de cacao
1/4 fluid ounce heavy cream
1 cup of ice
Combine creme de menthe, creme de cacao, cream, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Cover and shake until chilled. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
Candy Cane drink:
Alcohol – check, candies – check, cacao – check.
16 fluid ounces peppermint schnapps
16 fluid ounces white creme de cacao
2 quarts half-and-half
1 splash grenadine syrup
16 small candy canes
Mix schnapps, creme de cacao, half-and-half, and grenadine together in a pitcher; refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.
Stir mixture before pouring into martini glasses to serve; garnish each glass with a candy cane.