Take a trip to Santa’s Village with this delicious North Pole Cocktail. It is cozy, warming and perfect for sipping by the Christmas tree.
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Need a fantastic Christmas cocktail to serve at your next holiday party? Do you love creamy drink recipes? Look no further than this North Pole cocktail!
This creamy and decadent delight is perfect for enjoying when you fancy something more than hot chocolate.
It is also great for serving to a crowd at your next holiday party. Just double or triple the recipe as you desire.
North Pole Cocktail Ingredients
This creamy, dessert-like cocktail is packed full of holiday flavor. With chocolate, ginger and Kahlua, what is not to love about this festive drink?
For full step-by-step instructions, scroll down to our recipe card at the bottom of the page.
The ingredients for making a North Pole cocktail are simple! Here’s what you’ll need:
- Chocolate syrup
- Ground Ginger
- 1 crushed candy cane
Equipment Needed To Make A North Pole Cocktail
You don’t need too many fancy tools to make this delicious drink. All you need is a Cocktail Shaker
A mason jar with a tight lid also works well in a pinch.
How To Make The North Pole Cocktail
Step 1:Mix the ingredients
In a shaker with ice, add in vodka, Kahlua, two tablespoons chocolate syrup, molasses, ginger, and milk. Shake well.
Step 2: Pour The Drink
Add ice to glass and pour shaker mixture over the ice.
Step 3: Finish Your Drink
Top with marshmallows, crushed peppermint, and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.
How To Garnish Your North Pole Cocktail
It’s all about the garnish! I topped off my Christmas cocktail with marshmallows, crushed candy canes and chocolate syrup.
Other ideas for serving your cocktail:
- Use whipped cream and candy candy sprinkles.
- Rim your glass with crushed candy canes like I did for my Candy Cane Martini.
North Pole Drink FAQS
What is Molasses?
Molasses is a thick, dark syrup that is a by-product of the sugar refining process. It is used in baking and as a sweetener in many foods.
Can I make this Cocktail dairy-free?
Yes, if you want, you can substitute the milk for your favorite dairy free alternative. I like oat milk as it is creamy.
Kahlua does not contain any dairy.
This North Pole Drink is…
Simple to make and perfect for the holidays. It is creamy, tasty and perfect for serving up at your next Christmas gathering.
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Creamy and decadent, this North Pole Cocktail is just the thing to drink while you sit by the fire looking at the lights on the tree.
- 1 oz Vodka
- 2 oz Kahlua
- 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
- 2 teaspoons molasses
- 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 cup whole milk
- 3 large marshmallows
- 1 crushed candy cane
- In a shaker with ice, add in vodka, Kahlua, two tablespoons chocolate syrup, molasses, ginger, and milk. Shake well.
- Add ice to glass and pour shaker mixture over the ice.
- Top with marshmallows, crushed peppermint, and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.
You can easily double this recipe to make more than one cocktail