It’s cold out there! Warm up with a steaming mug of something fragrant and comforting. Here are our favorite drinks for sipping in front of the fireplace on a cozy winter day.
|Holiday Coffee with Spiced Whipped Cream
Here, aromatic mulling spices infuse whipped cream with a spicy flavor, creating a festive topping for brandied coffee.
|Spicy Hot Cocoa
This recipe mimics the hot cocoa found in parts of southern Mexico; the drink is made with water, resulting in a less rich beverage with warm and lively flavors.
|Hot Spiced Rum Cider
Apple cider simmered with seasonal spices and spiked with rum is the perfect way to stay warm in the winter. This recipe combines fragrant mulling spices with our cider concentrate, a blend of freshly pressed juices of five Washington State apples.
|Old-Fashioned Hot Cocoa
Hot chocolate is the ultimate winter treat! Get kids involved with our easy recipe, and top with marshmallows or whipped cream to make it special.
|Spiced Hot Toddy
Who doesn’t love a hot toddy? This version includes toasted sesame oil in place of butter, and we’ve also traded ginger and star anise for the typical cinnamon to create a unique flavor profile.
|Mint Hot Chocolate
This peppermint-spiked hot chocolate guarantees sweet dreams. For a grown-up variation, add 1 to 2 Tbs. crème de menthe or crème de cacao to each mug.
Wake up on Christmas morning with an over-the-top cappuccino! Here, we use a kitchen torch to caramelize the foam just before serving.
Steep cloves and nutmeg in a sweet, spiced wine mixture for a delicious drink that’s easy to prepare. Make a big batch for your holiday party!
|Spiced Apple Cider with Clove Oranges
This cider gets a spicy kick from cloves, cinnamon and star anise. Keep the cider warm on the stovetop, and ladle it into glass mugs to serve.
|Hot Buttered Rum
A buttery blend of brown sugar and spices forms the base of this classic rum drink. Garnish with cinnamon sticks for stirring.
Here, a dash of whisky gives coffee an extra dose of warmth. This authentic recipe has the perfect amount of sweetness — don’t forget a dollop of whipped cream for a creamy, indulgent topping.