Christmas cocktails: 3 festive tipples you can make at home with Aldi

The party season has begun and whether you’re having knees up on Zoom or do at home, we’ve got some sparkling cocktails for you to try. 

The supermarket has teamed up with TV mixologist, Pritesh Mody, often seen on Sunday Brunch, to bring the best festive cocktails using Aldi’s famous Champagne. 

If you’re looking for a non-alcoholic version, this Zerozecco Sparkling White Spumante Bianco is a great alternative. 

In the need of some new glassware? Aldi is selling these Lustre Rib Champagne Saucers or these Rib Champagne Saucers in pink and clear for just £9.99. 

The recipes are perfect if you’re after something a little different and want to make the Christmas period pop!

Aldi’s Champagne Cocktails

Rhubarb & Ginger French 75: (£2.69 per serving)

A classic cocktail held to high esteem, the French 75 is a staple on all high-end, luxury bar menus.

Traditional winter-warming citrus fruits and spices provide a lively, Christmassy twist to this elegant, timeless favourite. 

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Ingredients:

Method:

  • Shake gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup into an ice filled shaker
  • Strain liquid into a Champagne coupe.
  • Garnish with an orange twist and a cardamom pod

Christmas Cosmopolitan: (£2.53 per serving)

A festive twist on an old time classic, this fruity Christmas Cosmopolitan is made with cranberry juice and lime and makes for the ultimate party tipple!

Ingredients:

Method

  • Set the Champagne aside and shake the other ingredients with ice.  Strain into a prosecco glass. Top with Champagne!
  • Garnish with an orange peel twist

Bitter Sweet Spritz: (£1.09 per serving)

A delicious non-alcoholic interpretation of the classic Italian aperitivo spritz, with a festive twist of course!

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Ingredients:

Method:

  • Hand squeeze juice from the grapefruit wedge into a saucepan, then also place the remaining skin into the pan
  • Add all the remaining ingredients into the pan
  • Bring to the boil (giving a stir to ensure the marmalade mixes through the liquid)
  • Take off the heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes
  • Pour into a jar or bottle and leave in the fridge until chilled
  • This cordial can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks

Serve: 

  • Pour 35ml of cordial into an ice-filled glass
  • Top with 175ml of Zerozecco

 

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