Christmas traditions change from household to household – but one thing that remains a treasured favourite across the nation is the snowball cocktail. You may think this creamy yellow drink is just for your grandmother, but a quick sip will leave you wanting more. And with it being one of the most simple festive tipples to make, it’s a great way to get yourself feeling merry this Christmas time. But how do you make it? Express Food has rounded up some simple recipes and tips.
How to make a snowball cocktail
- 50ml Advocaat
- 50ml lemonade
- Glacé or maraschino cherry
Fill a tall glass with ice.
Pour the Advocaat followed by the lemonade over the ice and stir gently until the glass feels cold.
Stick a cocktail stick through a glacé cheery and balance on the rim of the glass. Then serve!
Or why not try a cheeky alternative to the snowball with this Southern comfort twist?
The Southern Snowball
- 50ml Southern Comfort
- 60ml vanilla ice cream
- 40ml milk
This recipe is easy to make at home, as all you need to do is simply blitz milk, Southern Comfort and vanilla ice-cream together.
Ideally served in a wine glass, pour the mixture over ice.
Add a final dash of cinnamon over the top and your cocktail is complete.