Al's Hot Beverage Recipes

A Selection of Hot Beverage Recipe ideas with alcohol. Hot Apple Cider Recipes,
Special Hot Chocolate Recipes, Special Coffee Beverage Recipes, Wassail Bowl Beverage Recipe,
Witch's Brew Recipe, and more. Great for entertaining or just for a cozy drink. Enjoy them all!! is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,
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Hot Rum Toddy Recipe

1 lb Dark brown sugar
1/2 lb Butter, salted
1 ts Nutmeg, ground
1 ts Cinnamon, ground
1 ts White cardamom, ground
Dark rum

Put everything but the rum into a food processor and run it until the mixture turns creamy. Fold it down once with a rubber spatula to make sure the spices are blended in, and run the food processor some more. Scoop the mixture into a plastic container, and refrigerate.
Fill a coffee mug half full of boiling water. Add 2 generous tablespoons of batter. Stir until the batter dissolves in the hot water. Add 2 jiggers (about 3 oz) of dark rum.

Hot Cinnamon Apple Beverage Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings

4 c Boiling water
5 Cinnamon-apple herbal tea -bags
1 1/3 c Cranberry juice
2 tb Sugar Apple slices (opt.)
1/4 c brandy

In a teapot, pour boiling water over tea bags; cover and steep for 5 minutes. Remove bags. Stir in cranberry juice and sugar, stir in brandy. Pour into glasses. Garnish with apple slices if desired.

Allspiced Cider Recipe

Yield: 6 Servings

1 tb Whole allspice
1 Cinnamon stick (3 inch)
3 c Apple cider
1 c Orange juice
1/2 Lemon, sliced
1 ts Honey
1/4 c Brandy

Tie allspice in a piece of cheesecloth. Place in a medium saucepan along with cinnamon stick, cider, orange juice, lemon slices and honey. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Remove spice bag. Stir in brandy. Serve with a cinnamon stick in each cup, if desired.

Hot Drinks & Toddy

Arabian Coffee Recipe

Yield: 6 Servings

1/2 liter (about 1 pint) water
3 tablespoons coffee
3 tablespoons (or more) sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon kardamom
1 teaspoon vanilla or vanilla sugar
1/4 c light rum

Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and heat until foam gathers on top. Do not pass through a filter. Stir it up before you serve it.

Spiced Hot Chocolate Recipe

Yield: 6 Servings

1/2 c Sugar
3 oz Unsweetened chocolate
1 ts Ground cinnamon
1/4 ts Salt
1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
1 1/2 c Water
4 c Milk
1/4 c brandy
6 Cinnamon stick stirrers

In a saucepan, combine sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in water and add chocolate. Stir over medium heat until chocolate is melted. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for about 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add milk and brandy. Heat through. Serve with a cinnamon stick stirrer in each cup.

Witch's Brew Recipe

Yield: 8 Servings

1 qt Apple juice
1 1/2 c Pineapple juice, unsweetened
2 tb Honey
2 tb Lemon juice
3 x Cinnamon sticks
1/2 c light rum

Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan. Heat over low heat until ready to serve. Remove cinnamon sticks before serving.

Flaming Cappuccino Recipe

Yield: 6 Servings

Lemon juice
3/4 c Galliano liqueur; divided
6 c Hot coffee; divided
2 tb Chocolate syrup; divided
1/2 c Whipping cream; whipped
6 Cinnamon sticks; 4 1/2"

Rinse glass with hot water; dry. Dip rim of glass in lemon juice, then in sugar, making a 1/4 inch band of sugar around top of glass. Rotate glass over flame of an Irish coffee burner or alcohol burner until sugar crystallizes on glass.

Pour 2 tb Galliano in glass. Rotate over flame until liqueur ignites. Fill with coffee to 1/2 inch from top of glass; stir in 1 ts chocolate syrup.

Top flaming Cappuccino with whipped cream; garnish with a cinnamon stick. Repeat procedure for each serving.

Punch Recipes

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Tom & Jerrys Recipe

Yield: 3 Servings

3/4 c Milk or water
2 tb Butter or margarine
2 Egg whites
1 tb Sugar
2 Egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/4 ts Vanilla extract
3 oz Brandy
3 oz Dark rum
Ground nutmeg

Combine the milk and butter in a 2-cup, heat-resistant. non- metallic measuring cup. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 1 1/2 minutes or until butter melts and milk is hot.

Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Beat in sugar until stiff and glossy. Beat egg yolks and vanilla into egg whites.

Slowly pour milk mixture into egg mixture, beating constantly- Add brandy and rum, beating constantly. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 1 minute or until heated through. Beat mixture until frothy. Serve hot with a sprinkling of nutmeg.

Wassail Bowl Recipe

Yield: 12 Servings

3 sm Apples
1 - 3" stick of cinnamon
1 - 2" piece dried ginger root
4 Coriander seeds
3 Whole cloves
3 Whole allspice berries
2 Cardamom seeds
1 c Water
1 c Sugar
1/2 ts Freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 ts Mace
4 1/2 c Ale
3 c Dry sherry or madeira
3 Eggs, separated

Wash, core and bake the apples at 350F. for 30 to 45 minutes or until tender, but not mushy. Tie all of the whole spices together in a cheesecloth bag. Combine the water and sugar in a large pot.

Add the spice bag, grated nutmeg and mace. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add the ale and sherry. Heat to just below the boiling point. Meanwhile, beat the egg whites until stiff and beat the egg yolks until thick. Fold the whites into the yolks in a heatproof punch bowl.

Remove the spice bag and add the heated liquid very gradually to the eggs, stirring briskly after each addition. Float the roasted apples on top. Serve hot.