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Perfect Christmas cocktails : Part 2

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This is the second in a three part series of Perfect Christmas cocktails, here I have a recipe for a cream drink a punch recipe for 25 and Cognac cocktail perfect for an after dinner drink.

Angel’s Delight


  • 1 oz cream
  • 3/4 oz triple sec
  • 3/4 oz gin
  • 2-3 dashes grenadine


1. Pour the ingredients into a shaker with ice.
2. Shake well.
3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Yule Tide Punch

Makes 25 servings.


  • 750 mL bottle dark rum
  • 750 mL bottle dry red wine
  • 3 cups lemon-lime soda
  • 1 lb superfine sugar
  • 1 one large orange, for juice
  • 1 lemon, for juice
  • lime wheels in the bowl as garnish


1. Heat, but do not allow to boil, the wine, tea, lemon and orange juices in a saucepan or chafing dish.
2. Pour the heated mix into a heat proof punch bowl.
3. Place as much sugar as possible into a large ladle and any excess sugar into the punch bowl.
4. Saturate the sugar in the ladle with rum..
5. Stir well
7. Pour the remainder of the rum into the punch.
8. Stir well.

Christmas Celebration


  • 1 oz Cognac
  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1.5 oz rum
  • 1 (each) orange peel


1. Shake over ice.
2. Pour into a cocktail glass.
3. Garnish with orange peel, and serve.

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