Festive warm beverages to make at home!

When Jack Frost starts nippin at your nose, its time to head inside and warm up with a lovely warm, toasty drink! Today we're sharing our top recipes and the best bit is, they're all vegan!


A twist on the classic eggnog, with some caffeine added in for good measure - this warming drink will leave you feeling all festive and lovely! Its simple to make and so, so yummy!

You'll need;

  • 2 cups non-dairy milk
  • Fresh Brewed espresso
  • 3 tbsp eggnog coffee syrup
  • Vegan spray cream
  • Ground nutmeg 

 To make it ;

  • Begin by gently heating the milk until small bubbles appear and slowly stir in the eggnog syrup - We love the Sweetbird syrups as they are the only range in the world which are suitable for vegans!
  • Then, fill 2 mugs to the half way mark with the fresh espresso
  • Carefully add the warm eggnog milk to the espresso to blend.
  • Generously top with spray cream and a sprinkle of ground nutmeg!



Everyone loves a Gingerbread latte right? Sip it at home, or while you're doing a little Christmas shopping!

You'll need

  • 600ml of dairy-free milk 
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • 2 tbsp Espresso powder
  • Vegan Spray cream
  • Vegan gingerbread biscuits
  • edible gold flakes / glitter

To make it;

  • In a saucepan, add in the dairy-free milk, molasses, sugar, nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon and heat until everything has dissolved and is hot (around 7 minutes)
  • Stir in the espresso powder and blend until dissolved.
  • Pour the warm coffee into your glasses and finish with vegan spray cream, a gingerbread crumbles and sprinkling of gold dust.



Hot chocolate or coffee?! This drink is perfect for when you just cant choose, with a dash of added peppermint extract for some yuletide cheer!

You'll need;

  • 3/4 cup strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup warm dairy free milk
  • 1/4 cup vegan dark chocolate chips
  • 1-2 drops pure peppermint extract
  • Snowflake Sprinkles
  • vegan spray cream

 To make it;

  • Start by brewing your coffee so it is nice and strong.
  • Warm your milk in a sauce pan but don’t allow it to boil.
  • Melt your chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second increments until completely smooth and melted.
  • Pour some coffee into your mug and add the chocolate and peppermint extract, stirring well to fully combine - be sure to only add a llittle peppermint at a time as it is very strong.
  • Add the milk and stir again to make it nice and creamy!
  • Top with some vegan spray cream and some snowflake sprinkles!



Chocolate and orange are the perfect pairing, aren't they?! This decadent drinks is creamy and indulgent and perfect for an evening in front of the fire!

You'll need;

  • 600ml dairy free milk
  • 1/4 cup dark choc chips
  • orange essence
  • vegan spray cream
  • vegan dark chocolate
  • 1 large orange

To make it;

  • Begin by melting the chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second increments until smooth and melted.
  • Now, warm the milk in a small saucepan, but don't let it boil - add the orange extract here too, just a small amount!
  • Take off the heat and add the melted chocolate chips, gently blending it all together.
  • Pour into tall glasses and top with a dash of vegan spray cream.
  • Sprinkle over some more of your choc chips for a yummy flourish!


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