The Green Candy Cane Cocktail – A Vibrant Holiday Delight

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—time for cozy sweaters, twinkling lights, and festive cocktails that light up the room. This holiday season, why not switch things up a bit and go for a vibrant and colorful alternative to your usual holiday drinks? Enter the Green Candy Cane Cocktail, a delightful concoction that promises to bring a dash of unexpected joy to your festivities.

What Makes the Green Candy Cane Cocktail So Unique?

When you think of candy canes, the classic red and white stripes may come to mind, but who says we can’t get creative? The Green Candy Cane Cocktail takes the flavors we all love—minty, chocolaty goodness—and adds a splash of color with grenadine syrup, making this cocktail as visually captivating as it is delicious. Served in a martini glass, this cocktail is a showstopper, a conversation starter, and a holiday hit all rolled into one.

A Simple yet Memorable Recipe

While the Green Candy Cane Cocktail may look like a complex work of art, it’s surprisingly easy to whip up. Here’s what you’ll need:

Green Candy Cane Cocktail

Green Candy Cane Cocktail

The Candy Cane Cocktail recipe is made with a combination of Peppermint Liqueur Creme De Cacao, Grenadine syrup, Milk, and . Served in a Martini Glass. Learn how to make a Candy Cane Cocktail check out the full cocktail recipe details below. Be sure to check out the rest of our Christmas Cocktails & Drinks

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Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes

Ingredients - What's in it?

Adjust Servings 1 serving

Instructions - How to make it:

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Add Peppermint Schnapps, White Chocolate Liqueur, and Cream
  • Shake well and strain into a martini glass.
  • Add a dash of grenadine syrup for that vibrant color and a touch of sweetness.

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Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 92IU | Calcium: 70mg

Course Beverage, Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine Beverage, Cocktail, Drinks
Keyword Beverage, Christmas Cocktails, Cocktail, Drink

A Closer Look at the Ingredients

Peppermint Schnapps or Liqueur

This ingredient brings the essential peppermint kick, making each sip a refreshing holiday delight.

White Chocolate Liqueur

Replacing Crème de Cacao, the White Chocolate Liqueur offers a luxurious, creamy texture and subtle cocoa notes that perfectly complement the peppermint.

Grenadine Syrup

The grenadine is the secret to the cocktail’s unique color, providing a pop of green and an extra layer of sweetness.


A creamy base that ties all the flavors together, milk also adds a smooth, velvety texture to the drink.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I substitute the milk?

Yes, you can use almond milk, oat milk, or any milk alternative if you prefer.

How can I make the cocktail even more festive?

Add a mini candy cane or a sprig of fresh mint for an additional touch of holiday magic.

Is the cocktail very sweet?

It has a moderate sweetness, but you can adjust the grenadine according to your taste preferences.

So why settle for the usual holiday beverages when you can elevate the festivities with the Green Candy Cane Cocktail? It’s a visually stunning and flavor-packed drink that is sure to make your celebrations unforgettable.

Cheers to a vibrant holiday season! 🍸🎄