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Hot drinks to pass the cold

Sara Manaure
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Since time immemorial, the hot drinks to pass the cold, most used by people are teas or infusions. But, what if we look for something different and special?

Punch is one of the most delicious and easy-to-prepare options to enjoy alone or with a partner. Also, there are other types of drinks that will qualify well to accompany that special moment.

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Chocolate poche.

In the following article we will give you the details of how to prepare two types of punch, and you will have information about other types of hot drinks, which are usually taken in other countries.

Guava punch

This poche is an incredible option to enjoy a hot drink on a cold afternoon. You just have to follow the following steps and in a matter of minutes you will have a delicious drink to enjoy.


  • 1 chain slit,

  • 1 kilo of guava,

  • 1 cup of sugar,

  • Water.


1. To prepare this delicious punch, you can boil the cinnamon and sugar in 2 liters of water. Lid to speed up the process.

2. Wash the guava, remove the skin and chop into pieces. Wait for the water to boil properly and add the chopped guava.

3. Let it boil for about 15 minutes for the fruit to cook.

Then serve hot for your enjoyment. As it is totally natural, you can add a marshmallow or a bit of whipped egg white.

Eggnog and milk

This is perhaps the quickest base to prepare. This is perhaps the most prepared recipe in all countries to pass the cold. And not only at Christmastime but in any cold season. Take note and get to work.

You will need to

  • 1 liter of milk,

  • 1 egg,

  • Sugar,

  • Ron.

Step by step d the eggnog and milk.

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1. The first thing is to separate the yolk from the white. Put the yolk in a pot and the whites in a container where you can beat them.

2. In the pot add the milk and sugar to your liking, try to leave it very sweet so that the flavor is maintained.

The milk must be complete, whether you buy it liquid or prepare it. And white sugar, since if it is brown it will give another flavor.

3. Mix well and bring to low heat over medium, leave grass and reduce a little.

Do not cover the mixture, as it can rise quickly.

4. While the preparation is boiling, you can beat the egg whites.

It is not necessary to beat it until it reaches the point of snow, but it does remain foamy.

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5. When the preparation has reduced to the thickness you want, add the rum to your liking, mix and let it rest for a few minutes.

The rum can be substituted for Cocuy or wiskey dry liqueurs. Although honestly the rum combines better with the sweet.

If you like it thicker, you can add a little cornstarch to achieve the indicated tenor.

6. Still hot, serve, and add the whipped egg white and enjoy.

If there is a minor among the diners, you can omit the incorporation of the rum.

Other hot drinks

Around the world there are many types of hot drinks that can be enjoyed. Between them:

Vinotinto at high temperatures

Since ancient times, red wine was mixed with cinnamon, cloves, citrus fruits and sugar to taste. It is a drink to be used in celebrations in the 1890s.

If easy preparation allowed him to be at any special moment. It is only a matter of boiling all the ingredients so that it gives off its aroma.

Hot cider

Similar to mulled wine, in the countries of Great Britain, cider is usually heated and mixed with vanilla, cloves and citrus fruits to create this rich drink that usually accompanies Christmas in these countries.

Jamaica flower and rum

This preparation consists of making an infusion of the Jamaica flower, which is mixed with essences, cloves, sugar and a little white rum.

Salep or sahlep

This drink comes from Turkey. It is a preparation that is made from flour from the salep tuber, milk, sugar, and cinnamon. And it is so good without flavor that in England it was consumed during the eighteenth century.


Similar to Salep, it is made with flour, with the difference that it is made with corn flour mixed with cinnamon, milk, honey or papelón and spices. There are versions that accept cocoa and give life to a new drink.

This is usually thicker than the previous ones, and they are quite substantial for the body and keep it active. Throughout the year it is possible to find places where they usually prepare this recipe.

As you will see, there is a great variety of quite interesting options to prepare during this Christmas season or any cold season. Dare to surprise everyone and make your moments unforgettable.