Christmas is all about fun… we have fun playing in the snow, wrapping presents, baking pies, decorating the tree and writing letters to Santa! But what if you love coffee and want to add it to the festive season? Well you sure can…that’s right! You can stir in coffee throughout Christmas.
If you’re looking to add a sprinkle of coffee throughout the holidays then read further to find the perfect ways to add some coffee fun!
Stuff the stockings with coffee
Coffee and coffee-related accessories can be great stocking fillers! There are many products available on our site that make great stocking stuffers…You can buy anything from a thermo mug, measuring spoon bag clip combo, tea infusers, shopper bag, tea towels, cocoa shaker, or add some treats such as our Caramel waffle biscuits, Lotus biscuits or the Mocha chocolate bar !
Have a mug of coffee egg nog
Egg nog is a Christmas tradition; there is no better way to start the day. And if you’re a serious coffee lover you can whip up your own coffee flavoured egg nog! The great news is that it’s easy to make!
All you need is:
-1 and 1/3 cup of egg nog
-2 and 2/3 cup of strong hot brewed coffee
-Whipped cream (optional)
-Heat the egg nog in a large saucepan, do not let it boil.
-Stir in the brewed coffee to help blend the two together evenly.
-Pour it into a mug and spray it with some whipped cream, finish it off with a sprinkle of ground nutmeg. Delicious!
Wake up with our Winter Wonder coffee
We all know how early people love to wake up on Christmas day, especially the children; they’re up before everyone else. Maybe they’re up before you? In order to wake up and stay alert, brew yourself a cup of our Winter Wonder special blend – it will give you a real energy kick!
Coffee gift sets
Whether you buy one or assemble it yourself, they can be the perfect Christmas gift to give to a loved one. We sell a variety of coffee gift sets on our site such as the taster coffee set or the new House Moods taster set. Or you can create your own gift basket by simply putting together all your favourites into one – making it the perfect gift!
Coffee and Caroling
Round up your neighbours and friends for a night of caroling…and don’t forget to brew a pot of coffee. A fresh brewed coffee whilst singing is perfect – but why stop there you can bring everyone back to your home after the caroling for some hot fresh coffee and dessert. Perfect!
Relax and enjoy a Dare Devil Espresso Martini
Relax and let loose with a glass of Gladiator espresso Martini! Enjoy this best of both worlds beverage with all your friends and family… This Martini has that extra kick and bite that will help keep you up and going all night!
Our friends at The House of Drinks – the online retailers of wines and spirits who supply everything from Bollinger James Bond 007 Brut to Thunder Toffee Vodka – have whipped up this fantastic recipe which is perfect for the Christmas parties that you will be throwing.
How To Mix The Gladiator Espresso Martini:
1 1/2 oz Absolut Vodka
1 1/2 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur
1 oz Café Patrón Tequila
3 oz Gladiator Espresso*
1 oz Brown sugar syrup (1 to 1 sugar and water)
* Take the freshly brewed Gladiator Espresso and chill in the freezer for about 15-20 minutes. Pour it into a shaker and add loads of ice. Add the other ingredients, shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint. Voila’.
So there you have all the ways to enjoy coffee over the Christmas season!
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