11 Vegan Holiday Drink Recipes

By Anna Kot, Best of Vegan Senior Editor

A seasonal drink is always a good idea – whether it’s iced, hot, spicy, creamy, boozy, or alcohol-free – there’s a last-minute vegan holiday drink recipe for everyone! Dazzle your guests with a fancy cranberry cocktail or spiced chai, or cozy up with family and friends with some vegan eggnog or a gingerbread latte. If you’re looking for vegan savory and sweet Christmas ideas, click here and here for part one and part two of this article.

11 Vegan Holiday Drink Recipes

Chai Spice Hot Chocolate by Cupful of Kale

We know an irresistible combination when we see one: creamy and flavorful vegan chai spice hot chocolate topped with whipped coconut cream! Cozy up with this holiday drink by Cupful of Kale and let all your problems melt away.

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Easy Gingerbread Latte by Floured Frame

11 Vegan Holiday Drink Recipes

Enjoying warm cozy drinks is certainly one of the best parts of winter. And the best part of this drink recipe by Floured Frame is the fact that gingerbread fans can enjoy the sweet familiar flavors without the hassle of baking!

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Easy Vegan Eggnog by Two Spoons

11 Vegan Holiday Drink Recipes

Probably the most iconic of holiday beverages, eggnog in its vegan form is certainly more pleasurable to consume than the traditional version. This vegan holiday drink recipe by Two Spoons is also delicious served warm, for a vegan eggnog latte. Spiked or not, it’s up to you!

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Mulled Spiced Apple Cider by Pick Up Limes

If you’ve been looking for a 2-in-1 vegan holiday drink recipe (particularly one that serves both as an air freshener because of its amazing festive aroma and a deliciously sweet warm beverage perfect for the holiday season), Pick Up Limes’ got you covered! Swap apple cider for juice to keep it alcohol-free, if desired.

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Sobolo (Spiced Hibiscus Drink) by The Canadian African

Sobolo is a hibiscus drink made from hibiscus/roselle petals, is a cool drink found in many West African countries and the Caribbean. Don’t let the fact that it falls into the “refreshing drinks” category fool you into thinking it’s not holiday season-appropriate, though, because it’s packed with festive flavors such as ginger, nutmeg, pineapple, and cloves, in addition to peppercorn and chilies!

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Cranberry Moscow Mule by Crowded Kitchen

11 Vegan Holiday Drink Recipes

Made with just a few easy-to-find ingredients, it’s a top-notch vegan holiday drink recipe. It combines the tartness of cranberry with the spice of ginger beer and cinnamon and is rounded out with a hint of sweetness from the simple syrup. Bonus: you can absolutely skip the alcohol and make it into a mocktail instead!

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Ginger, Cardamom and Rosemary Gin Cocktail by Jessi’s Kitchen

‘Tis the season to be jolly indeed, and this vegan holiday drink recipe by Jessi’s Kitchen is here to help! Made with rosemary-infused gin, homemade ginger and cardamom syrup, lemon, and sweet vermouth, this festive cocktail is best served before or after dinner and even as a dessert.

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White Christmas Margarita by Platings and Pairings

11 Vegan Holiday Drink Recipes

Christmas in a glass, anyone? This recipe uses cream of coconut and lime juice for the perfect tropical escape on a cold winter day! As far as garnish goes, cranberries, rosemary, and a sugar lime rim make this margarita perfect for the holiday season!

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The Citrus Christmas Slush by Liv B.

Liv B. describes this recipe as “Christmas in a cup”, as well as “the best way to indulge in alcohol”, and since it’s really easy to make (all you need to do is mix all the ingredients, freeze them for a couple of days a big Tupperware container/bucket (!), then scrape out the icy slush, and mix it 1:1 with fizzy mild soda. Easy, enjoyable, fun – what can be better for a vegan holiday drink? 

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Pomegranate Kombucha Mimosa by Choosing Chia

11 Vegan Holiday Drink Recipes

Lovers of fizzy drinks (and specifically kombucha fans), rejoice: this four-ingredient vegan holiday drink recipe by Choosing Chia will lift your spirits this Christmas! It’s also perfect for New Year’s eve thanks to champagne. Just be sure to use a vegan-friendly brand!

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Spiced Russian Apple Punch by Elephantastic Vegan

If you’re still not in the Christmas spirit by the end of this list, you will definitely get there after this vegan holiday drink recipe! Made with cloves, cinnamon sticks, and cardamom pods, as well as small-cut apple cubes and almond slivers, this punch can be made with or without alcohol, but will be enjoyed by everyone regardless!

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