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Featured Holiday Recipe: DaVinci Gourmet® Holiday Drinks

December 06, 2021

Cheers to the holidays! If you are searching for some of the best beverages to serve this season, DaVinci Gourmet® from Kerry has all the sauces, syrups, and drink bases to help you wow your guests! Utilize their full line of specialty ingredients to create warming coffee drinks, sugar-free delights, and innovative cocktails.


The team at US Foods CHEF’STORE thanks the DaVinci Gourmet® brand from Kerry for their sponsorship and their extensive beverage recipe collection.


Delicious Non-Alcoholic Beverages for Any Holiday Party

Perk up with some epic coffee drinks or chill out with some matcha. Whatever your fancy, these beverages featuring DaVinci Gourmet® syrups are sure to pleas

Hot Holiday Beverage Favorites

Warm up this holiday season with these tasty drinks.

1. Salted Caramel Pumpkin Pie Cappuccino

Take your pumpkin spice latte to the next level with these unique flavor combinations.

Ingredients 

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Syrup

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Pumpkin Pie Syrup

2 oz. Espresso

4 oz. Steamed Milk

Pinch of Salt

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® syrups, salt, and espresso to your favorite cup. Stir to combine. 
  2. Pour steamed milk over the top, using a spoon to hold back the foam. 
  3. Spoon foam on top.
  4. Drink and enjoy!

2. Cinnamon Roll Macchiato

Who says you can’t drink your breakfast? Enjoy all the best parts of a sweet cinnamon roll in your cup of coffee.

Ingredients 

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Cinnamon Bark Syrup

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Syrup

2 oz. Espresso

4 oz. Steamed Milk

Instructions

  1. Combine the DaVinci Gourmet® syrups into your cup.
  2. Add steamed milk and pour the espresso on top.

3. Gingerbread Tea Latte

Spice up simple hot tea with some zesty gingerbread flavors.

Ingredients

 0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Gingerbread Syrup

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Cinnamon Bark Syrup

1 Tea Bag, English Breakfast or Rooibos Tea recommended

8 oz. Hot Water

4 oz. Steamed Milk

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® syrups, hot water, and your tea bag to the cup. 
  2. Allow the tea to steep according to instructions. 
  3. Top with steamed milk.

4. White Chocolate Peppermint Latte

Warm up with a cup of soothing peppermint and sweet white chocolate.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Peppermint Syrup

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® White Chocolate Syrup

2 oz. Espresso

12 oz. Steamed Milk

DaVinci Gourmet® White Chocolate Flavored Sauce, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® syrups and espresso to the cup, stir to combine. 
  2. Top with steamed milk and garnish with a drizzle of DaVinci Gourmet® White Chocolate Flavored Sauce.

Recipe upgrade for adults: Add an ounce of peppermint schnapps for an intense peppermint libation.

5. Mexican Mocha

Spice up your classic mocha with a hint of cinnamon and cayenne pepper.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Cinnamon Bark Syrup

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Syrup

2 oz. Espresso

12 oz. Steamed Milk

Pinch of Cayenne Pepper

Whipped Cream, for Garnish

DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Flavored Sauce, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® syrups and cayenne pepper to the cup, add espresso and steamed milk, stir to combine. 
  2. Top with whipped cream and a drizzle of DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Flavored Sauce.

Cocktail option for an after-dinner drink: Add an ounce of coffee liqueur for a robust flavor

Festive Chilled Beverages

Brighten your day with these cool drink recipes that highlight DaVinci Gourmet® classic flavors.

1. Salty Smoked Caramel Pecan Boba Cold Brew

Embrace a new kind of celebratory bubbles with this boba tea featuring nutty pecan and salted caramel flavors.

Ingredients

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Pecan Syrup

Pinch of Pecan Smoked Finishing Salt

2 tbsp. Boba

8 oz. Cold Brew

4 oz. Almond Milk

Ice

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Pecan syrup, pecan smoked salt, and boba to a cup stir to combine. 
  2. Add cold brew and ice. Top with almond milk.

2. Chocolate Coffee Tonic

The perfect pairing of coffee and chocolate in a refreshing cold drink.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Syrup

2 oz. Espresso

6 oz. Tonic Water

2 Cherries

Ice

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Syrup, cherries, and tonic to a glass.
  2. Fill the glass with ice. 
  3. Slowly pour espresso over the top as a floater.

3. Pink Chocolate Cold Brew

What do you get when you blend white chocolate syrup and vibrant pomegranate? A delicious chilled, pink drink, obviously!

Ingredients

1 oz DaVinci Gourmet® White Chocolate Syrup, Divided

0.5 oz. Pomegranate Molasses

8 oz. Cold Brew

8 oz. Milk

Ice

Instructions

  1. Add 0.5 oz DaVinci Gourmet® White Chocolate Syrup to the cup with cold brew coffee, stir to combine. Add ice. 
  2. Add pomegranate molasses, 0.5 oz DaVinci Gourmet White Chocolate Syrup, and milk in a separate container. 
  3. Stir to combine until foamy. Spoon over the top of the cold brew.

4. Cold Brew Eggnog Soda

This non-alcoholic, caffeine-laden eggnog delivers your favorite holiday flavors.

Ingredients

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Eggnog Syrup

2 oz. Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate or Espresso

8 oz. Soda Water

Ice

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Eggnog Syrup, Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate, and soda water to a glass. Mix to combine. 
  2. Add ice.

Innovative Cocktails from DaVinci Gourmet®

Celebrate your favorite holidays with these adult beverages that put tasteful twists to cocktail classics.

1. Winter Pomegranate Martini

In this innovative holiday cocktail, a classic vodka martini gets a dash of cinnamon bark syrup and citrusy lemon.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Cinnamon Bark Syrup

2 oz. Pomegranate Vodka

0.5 oz. Lemon Juice

0.5 oz. Pomegranate Juice

Instructions

  1. Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well until the shaker has a frosty exterior. 
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

2. Chocolatey Old Fashioned

Upgrade your traditional old fashioned cocktail with a splash of chocolate and earthy mole bitters.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Syrup

2.5 oz. Whiskey

 Dashes Mole Bitters

2 Brandied Cherries, Divided

1 Orange Slice, Cut in Half

Ice

Soda Water (if desired)

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Syrup, bitters, 1 cherry, and 1 half of orange to the rocks glass. Muddle well.
  2. Add whiskey and ice. 
  3. Top with soda water, if desired.

3. Melted Frosty

Embrace a wintertime tequila cocktail and let the holiday stress melt away. 

Ingredients 

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® White Chocolate Syrup

1.5 oz. Tequila Blanco

1 oz. Blue Curaçao Liqueur

0.5 oz. White Crème de Cacao Liqueur

0.5 oz. Half & Half

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. 
  2. Shake well until the cocktail is well chilled.
  3.  Strain into a rocks glass and fill with ice.

4. Egg Nog Colada

Infuse classic eggnog with island-style flavors for a one-of-a-kind drink. 

Ingredients

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Egg Nog Syrup

1.5 oz. Coconut Rum

0.5 oz. Dark Rum

6 oz. Unsweetened Coconut Milk

8 oz. Frozen Pineapple Chunks

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Egg Nog Syrup, coconut rum, coconut milk, and pineapple chunks to a blender.
  2.  Blend until smooth. 
  3. Pour into your favorite glass. 
  4. Finish with a float of dark rum and serve.

5. Caramel Apple Sidecar

Who says caramel apples are just for kids? This adult version of a sweet treat in cocktail form is sure to please.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Syrup

2 oz. Apple Cider

2 oz. Cognac

1 oz. Cointreau

Splash Fresh Lemon Juice

Lemon Peel Twist, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Syrup, apple cider, cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker. 
  2. Fill the shaker with ice, and shake until the exterior is frosty and the ingredients are well combined.
  3. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with lemon peel.

6. Gingerbread Glogg

Try this easy take on the Swedish tradition of mulled wine with DaVinci syrups.

Ingredients

0.75 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Gingerbread Syrup

1.5 oz. Brandy

1.5 oz. Vodka 4 oz. Warm Dry Red Wine

Orange Twist with Whole Clove, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Gingerbread Syrup, brandy, vodka, and warm, dry red wine to a mug.
  2. Stir to combine and garnish with clove orange twist.

7. Peppermint Marshmallow World

Enjoy a whimsical candy cane-rimmed cocktail with cooling peppermint and marshmallow flavors. Ingredients 0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Peppermint Syrup

2.5 oz. Marshmallow Vodka

2 oz. Half & Half

Crushed Candy Canes, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Dip the rim of a rocks glass in DaVinci Gourmet® Peppermint syrup, then dip in crushed candy canes, set aside. 
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well until the exterior of the shaker is frosty. 
  3. Strain into a rocks glass and add ice

8. Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin pie flavors in a sophisticated cocktail? Yes, please!

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Pumpkin Pie Syrup

1 oz. Vanilla Vodka

0.5 oz. Whiskey

0.75 oz. Vermouth

0.75 oz. Cold Brew Coffee

1 oz. Heavy Cream

Crushed Coffee Beans, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. 
  2. Shake well until the exterior of the shaker is frosty, then strain into a coupe glass.
  3. Sprinkle coffee beans over the drink.

9. Not Your Grandma’s Pecan Pie

Experience all the holiday dessert seasonings in an exceptional chilled cocktail. Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Pecan Syrup

1 oz. Bourbon

1.5 oz. Pecan Praline Liqueur

0.5 oz. Caramel Vodka

Ice Ball

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. 
  2. Shake well until the exterior is frosty. 
  3. Pour into a rocks glass, add ice ball.

10. Chocolate Egg Nog Latte

Traditional egg nog gets a touch of chocolate for a surprising cocktail.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Syrup

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Egg Nog Syrup

2 oz. Espresso

12 oz. Steamed Milk

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® syrups and espresso to the cup, stir to combine. 
  2. Top with steamed milk.
  3. Add your favorite bourbon to make an indulgent cocktail.

Try a kid-friendly version by omitting the bourbon.

Sugar-Free Beverages that Will Satisfy Your Holiday Sweet Tooth

Stay sugar-free this holiday season with drinks that are packed with seasonal flair.

1. Sugar-Free Chocolate Nitro Cold Brew with Sugar-Free Pumpkin Oat Foam

Vegan, sugar-free, cold brew that packs a punch of pumpkin flavor. 

Ingredients

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Chocolate Syrup

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie Syrup

8 oz. Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

8 oz. Oat Milk

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Chocolate Syrup and nitro cold brew coffee into a cup and stir to combine. 
  2. Add oat milk and DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie Syrup to separate glass, froth until foamy. Spoon over top of the drink.

2. Sugar-Free Peppermint Iced Matcha Coffee Fusion

Earthy matcha meets tongue-tingling peppermint is this iced coffee drink. 

Ingredients

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Peppermint Syrup

1 tsp. Matcha Powder

2 oz. Hot Water

6 oz. Milk

8 oz. Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

Ice

Instructions

  1. Combine DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Peppermint Syrup, matcha powder, and hot water in a cup. 
  2. Whisk to combine until there are no lumps from the matcha powder. 
  3. Add ice. Pour milk over matcha and then top with nitro cold brew coffee.

3. Sugar-Free Chocolate Coconut Cold Brew with Coconut Cream

Decadent coconut cream makes for an indulgent sugar-free beverage.  

Ingredients

1 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Chocolate Syrup

8 oz. Cold Brew

2 oz. Coconut Milk

Ice

Coconut Whipped Cream, for Garnish

DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Flavored Sauce, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Chocolate Syrup, cold brew, and coconut milk. Stir to combine. Add ice. 
  2. Top with coconut whipped cream and drizzle of DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Flavored Sauce.

4. Peppermint Bark Mimosas

Get your holiday brunch on with effervescent sparkling wine and refreshing peppermint.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Peppermint Syrup

2 oz. White Crème de Cacao Liqueur

3.5 oz. Sparkling Wine

Candy Cane, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add Davinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Peppermint Syrup and white crème de cacao to a champagne flute. 
  2. Fill with sparkling wine. 
  3. Add a candy cane as a fun stir stick.

5. Yule Bourbon Ball

Nutty hazelnut, oaky bourbon, and complex chocolate make this sugar-free cocktail a holiday heavy hitter.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Chocolate Syrup

2 oz. Bourbon

0.5 oz. Crème de Cacao

0.5 oz. Hazelnut Liqueur

2 oz. Heavy Cream

DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Flavored Sauce, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Chocolate Syrup, bourbon, crème de cocoa, hazelnut liqueur, and heavy cream to a cocktail shaker with ice. 
  2. Shake well until the exterior of the shaker is frosty. 
  3. Drizzle DaVinci Gourmet® Chocolate Flavored Sauce around the cocktail glass. 
  4. Pour the drink into the glass and serve.

6. Pumpkin Punch

Cinnamon, apple, and nutmeg come together for this fall-inspired punch.

Ingredients

0.5 oz. DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie Syrup

1.5 oz. Marshmallow Vodka

0.5 oz. Cinnamon Cognac

1 oz. Apple Cider

1 oz. Cream Soda

Whipped Cream, for Garnish

Freshly Grated Nutmeg, for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Add DaVinci Gourmet® Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie Syrup, marshmallow vodka, cinnamon cognac, and apple cider in a cocktail shaker with ice. 
  2. Shake well until the exterior of the shaker is frosty. 
  3. Pour into a rocks glass, add ice, top with cream soda. 
  4. Garnish with whipped cream and nutmeg.

Explore Even More Wholesale Beverage Options at CHEF’STORE

Get creative this holiday season with festive beverages found at CHEF’STORE. Need extra cups? Want to re-up on some ice for some cool cocktails? Searching for fresh herbs and candy for inventive garnishes? You’ll find all those and more at your local CHEF’STORE. 

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