While things are slowly heating up here in parts of the southwest, they’re still freezing cold in most parts of the country. Which is why we’re putting some of these hot cocktail recipes to use before our Arizona winter turns to spring in a month or two. So, if you’re stuck somewhere in a blizzard, pass the time with these deliciously warm adult beverages.
Apple Cider Hot Toddy
Photo and recipe via Aimee Mars
With this hot cocktail only requiring three ingredients–four if you want to get fancy–it’s ideal for when you’re stuck in a blizzard or not willing to brave the cold and go to the grocery store for ingredients. Chances are you already have these three ingredients at home. Get the recipe here.
Kahlua Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
Photo and recipe via Home Cooking Memories
Ready to indulge in a real hot treat? This Kahlua pumpkin spice hot chocolate makes for a deliciously warm and tasty night cap. Get your mixing skills on and whip up this rich, decadent hot cocktail. Get the recipe here.
Warm Spiced Vanilla Cocktail
Photo and recipe via Kitchen Treaty
Make a fancy little sweet treat with this warm spiced vanilla cocktail recipe. It will complement a chilly, winter night in. Featuring ingredients like vanilla bean, anise, cinnamon, nutmeg, bourbon and Irish cream liqueur, it’s bound to warm you up and keep you warm. Get the recipe here.
Photo and recipe via Sweet and Savory
Sweeten and warm your typical glass of red wine. This mulled wine recipe is perfect for holiday parties or winter gatherings. It can be made in big batches making it the ideal for a big gathering and can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. Just stir and warm up! Get the recipe here.
Hot Buttered Rum
Photo and recipe via The Kitchen is my Playground
If you’re in the mood for a warm, buttery cocktail that’s going to heat up your body then this hot buttered rum recipe is just right. It’s on the simpler side to mix up and goes great paired with a roaring fire and a fluffy blanket. You’ll forget all about the cold weather you’re stuck in with this cocktail. Get the recipe here.