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Aldi release 4 Bonfire Night cocktail recipes – how to make them

Bonfire Night is back tonight and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever after the festivities were missed due to Covid. 

Whether you’re having a party to celebrate or just staying in to watch the fireworks in the sky, we’ve got a list of the best cocktails you can make from Aldi.

The list includes everything from a boozy hot chocolate to a warming whiskey punch, we’ve got you covered this Bonfire Night. 

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Nuts about rum

Ingredients:

  • 50ml Cassario Black Spiced Rum (£14.99 per 70cl)
  • 2 scoops of peanut butter
  • 80ml almond milk
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 20g milk chocolate (melted) Cocoa powder to dust

Method:

  1. Add all the ingredients into a blender and add a scoop full of ice.
  2. Cover the rim of the glass in chocolate and crushed peanuts.
  3. Pour in the blended cocktail and dust with cocoa.

 

Spiced Honey Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 70 ml Cassario Black Spiced Rum (£14.99 per 70cl)
  • ½ Fresh Lime, juiced
  • ¼ tsp Honey
  • Mint Leaves
  • Prosecco
  • Ice Cubes

To garnish:

Method:

  1. Put the rum, lime juice and honey, along with most of the mint leaves and ice cubes, into a cocktail shaker, and shake well.
  2. Strain and pour into a coupe Champagne glass.
  3. Top with Prosecco, a couple of ice cubes and fresh mint leaves.

 

Citrus Whiskey Punch

Ingredients:

  • 50ml Black 8-Year-Old Scotch Whisky (£13.49 per 70cl)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 60ml cold green tea
  • Dash of fresh lemon juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon to garnish

Method:

  1. Shake all ingredients in a shaker and pour over the ice into 2 teacups.
  2. Garnish with lemon slices.

Barry And District News: Top left - clockwise: Choco Locos, Spiced Honey Cocktail, Citrus Whiskey Punch, Nuts about rum (Aldi)Top left – clockwise: Choco Locos, Spiced Honey Cocktail, Citrus Whiskey Punch, Nuts about rum (Aldi)

Keep hands and tastebuds warm with these Winter Warmers:

Hot and Spicy

Ingredients:

  • 30ml Highland Black 8-Year-Old Scotch Whisky (£13.49 per 70cl)
  • 400ml apple juice
  • 8 teaspoons clear set honey
  • 4-8 teaspoons The Pantry lemon and lime juice
  • 3 cloves
  • 1-inch fresh ginger
  • 2 pinches Stonemill Ground Cinnamon

Method:

  1. Heat all the ingredients except the whisky over a low heat until all the flavours have infused
  2. Add in the whisky
  3. Serve in a heat proof mug with a slice of green apple and a sprinkle of Stonemill Ground Cinnamon.

 

Choco Locos

Ingredients:

  • 25ml Cassario Black Spiced Rum (£14.99 per 70cl)
  • 250ml Cowbelle Full Fat Milk
  • 100g Moser Roth Milk Chocolate
  • ½ tsp Cornflour
  • 1 swirl Cowbelle Double Cream
  • 100g Moser Roth Dark Chocolate

Method:

  1. Add the cornflour to a little milk to make a paste. Place to one side.
  2. Gently heat the milk until it is hot but not boiling. Remove from heat.
  3. Whisk in the cornflour mixture and the grated chocolate.
  4. Stir until chocolate has melted.
  5. Place back on low heat until the mix has changed consistency and thickened.
  6. Once heated, serve in a warmed mug before adding a measure of rum and top with a swirl of double cream.
  7. Decorate with grated dark chocolate.

Aldi’s spirits are available online, via Click & Collect, and in Aldi stores nationwide now.

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