Sick of your boring coffee or flavorless instant hot cocoa? Looking to make a festive cider for all those holiday parties? Or, maybe you just want to detox and load up on antioxidants… Either way, it’s time to step up your winter beverage game.
From souped-up classics to unique new drinks, these beverages are sure to become a winter staple in your household.
Crock Pot Hot Chocolate
This slow-cooked, thick and creamy hot chocolate gets its sweetness from condensed milk. It’s your basic hot chocolate, with an intense flavor. Top it off with gingerbread flavored marshmallows. Get the recipe here
Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Start with your typical instant coco, add a teaspoon of peanut butter, and you’ve got sippable peanut butter cup candy. See the steps here
Lavender Hot Chocolate
Lavender has calming effects, so sip a cup of this floral flavored cocoa before bed or on a relaxed night in. This recipe also contains dark chocolate, which has antioxidants in it. See the recipe here
Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate
This rich treat is not for the calorie counters out there. Made with heavy cream, white chocolate chips, and topped with whipped cream, indulge in this on a special occasion…we won’t tell anyone. Check out the steps here
Candy Cane White Hot Chocolate
This festive and fun drink is great for holiday parties. Kids will love the bright colors, while the adults will love the twist on a classic candy. See the recipe here
Coconut Tres Leches Hot Chocolate
Get a little tropical this winter with a coconut flavored hot chocolate drink. If you’re a little bored with seasonal choices like pumpkin and peppermint, this is the drink for you. Check out the instructions here
Tea and Coffee
London Fog Tea Latte
This latte gets its name from Earl Grey tea, an English breakfast staple. Add a little extra sweetness to the classic with vanilla. Get the details here
Ginger Milk Tea
Ginger has been used in ancient Chinese medicine to ward off colds. Keep warm and healthy this winter using this
ginger milk tea recipe.
Sudanese Cinnamon Tea
Start your morning with a kick of caffeine, cinnamon, and sugar. This black tea
is simple but delicious.
Orange Clove Tea
Cloves help detoxify the body, while orange peels add a little vitamin C to this tea. Detox (read: ready yourself for the holidays) and warm up this winter using this recipe
If you like your café a little sweet, try the Mexican take on coffee. It’s made with chocolate syrup, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Get the details here
Warm Vanilla Cider
This warm vanilla cider
gets its hint of nutty flavor from honeyed walnuts. For something truly original, serve up this cider.
This cider is a citrusy, maple syrup-infused classic guaranteed to pack a lot of flavor. Check out the recipe here
Hot Cranberry Cider
A twist on classic cider, cranberries and brown sugar give this drink a sweet, fruity kick. Plus, you can make it
in your coffee pot.
Crock Pot Wassail
Made in a crock pot, this hot mulled cider is great for parties. Allspice and cloves make it both fragrant and tasty. See the details here
The holidays are just the start of winter, but with these drinks, you’ll be warm and toasty until March. Share which one you’re trying first!