RECIPE: Winter Warmer Drink

By 1st December 2021Recipes

What would Christmas be without cinnamon and cloves? Today, our chefs have shared a recipe for a warming spiced drink. Depending on preference this can be made alcoholic – either way it is delicious.


  • 8 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 8 Bay Leaves
  • 4 Star Anise
  • 20 Cardamom Pods
  • 20 Cloves
  • 1lt Cranberry Juice
  • 1lt Orange Juice
  • 800g Sugar
  • 5 Fresh Oranges
  • 3 Fresh Lemons


Zest the oranges and lemons, slice and place into a bowl. Mix all the other ingredients together and leave to infuse.


Christmas day

Place the winter warmer mixture into a pan and dilute with either water or red wine (or both) to taste. Bring to the boil and then remove from the heat, serve warm.