Try out these Christmas Winter Warmers Recipes
The Conservatory at Painshill is situated in the beautiful landscape of Painshill Park, where many guests enjoy winter walks through the grounds. The Events Team have decided to put together some winter warmer recipes to keep you hydrated and warmed up for this winter.
Create’s Mulled Wine
The scent of mulled wine drifting through the air is guaranteed to get everyone in the Christmas spirit. Rich with the flavours of mulling spices and raisins, this traditional tipple is the ultimate indulgence. Here’s how you can make it yourself:
2 bottles of red wine
200 g caster sugar
3 fresh bay leaves
1 whole nutmeg
6 whole cloves
2 cardamom pods
1 stick cinnamon
1 vanilla pod
2 star anise
Hot Buttered Rum
Yes, this is as decadent as it sounds! It’s rich, creamy, and beautifully warming, and it will be just what you need after a few hours in the cold. There are dozens of variations on the drink, but the recipe below is the one we enjoy best!
130g brown sugar
110g unsalted butter
180ml spiced rum
Hot honey, lemon and vodka
On cold, sick days, there was nothing better than a cup of lemon tea with honey. By adding vodka, you get the perfect kick!
1 tbsp honey
Nutella Hot Chocolate
This comforting chocolatey decadence is as close as you could get to drinking Nutella in liquid form.
¼ cup plus 2 teaspoons (3oz/85g) Nutella
1 tablespoon (½ oz / 14g) semisweet chocolate chips or chopped chocolate
½ teaspoon (or 1 teaspoon if you like it extra thick) cornstarch
Pinch of salt
1 cup milk (any fat content; we use whole)
Cranberry Apple Cider Punch
This sweet blend is made from apple cider, cranberry, orange and lemon juices, and sparkling wine or grape juice. Garnish with apples, oranges, and dried cranberries.
6 cups apple cider
2 cups cranberry juice
1 cup orange juice
½ cup fresh lemon juice
1 bottle sparkling grape juice or sparkling wine
slices of apples, oranges, and dried cranberries (for garnish)