Hot drinks in winter: variety for cold days

The cold season is easier to endure if you have a warming drink in your hands. We have a few ideas and recipes for delicious variety.

A mulled wine at the Christmas market, or tea or hot chocolate at home. Warm drinks make the cold season much more pleasant, so here are a few recipes for warmers that you may not know yet.

Hot Aperol

Aperol is drunk all year round. Whether as a classic Aperol Spritz in summer or different versions for other seasons such as Aperfall Spritz. In winter it really warms you up as a Hot Aperol. Here are the ingredients for two glasses.


  • 250 milliliters of dry white wine
  • 100 milliliters of Aperol
  • 200 milliliters of apple juice
  • An orange


1. Wash the orange with hot water, grate dry, halve and cut into slices.

2. Pour the white wine, Aperol and apple juice into a pot and heat slowly.

3. Add half of the orange to the pot and let everything steep for two minutes. Don’t let it boil!

4. Place the other half of the oranges in cups and pour the hot drink over them.

Apple punch

The apple punch with Christmas spices is fruity and warming. The apple punch recipe is designed for eight glasses and is alcohol-free. If you like, you can add amaretto or fruit schnapps depending on your taste.


  • 1 orange
  • 2 l naturally cloudy apple juice
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • Depending on the desired intensity, 2 to 4 teaspoons of mulled wine spice
  • possibly 2 tablespoons of Amaretto or Obstler per glass


1. Wash the orange with hot water, grate dry, halve and cut into slices.

2. Heat the orange slices together with all the other ingredients except the alcohol and let them steep for about five minutes.

3. Serve in cups, adding alcohol if desired.


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