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A Punch for Every Party

Jennifer Shuford of Tastefully Yours Shares the Perfect Drink for Any Occasion this Season

Holiday Mule (non-alcoholic)

Ingredients per drink:

  • 3/4 ounce cinnamon syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce cranberry juice
  • Fever Tree Ginger Beer


Combine the cinnamon syrup, lime juice, and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Pour into a collins glass over ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with fresh cranberries and rosemary sprig.

Tip: Make a large batch ahead, only combining the cinnamon syrup, cranberry, and lime juice and refrigerate. When ready to serve, pour pre-made mix over ice, and top with ginger beer, and garnish.

Candy Cane Christmas Champagne


  • 1 bottle chilled champagne
  • White Creme de Cocoa
  • Candy canes


Fill champagne glasses 1/3 full with White Creme de Cocoa and then the rest of the way with chilled Champagne. Garnish with a whole candy cane to add color and flavor. 

Tip: To make this drink really pop, before filling the glasses, crush one whole candy cane with a rolling-pin until left with a semi-fine powder. Dip the rims of your champagne flutes into a small dish of White Creme de Cocoa and then into the crushed candy cane. Pour up and enjoy!

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark Martini

Ingredients per drink:

  • 2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1/2 ounce peppermint schnapps
  • Splash of heavy cream, to taste
  • White chocolate, melted, for rimming the glass
  • Crushed peppermint candies, for rimming the glass


Melt the white chocolate in a shallow dish, and dip the rim of the glass into it. Shake off any excess, then dip into the crushed peppermint candies. Place the glass in the freezer for 5-10 minutes to set. Shake liqueurs with ice, add cream, then pour into chilled glass.

Tip: For something extra special, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and blend for a frozen treat.