James is our family’s bartender. His Milk Punch has become a family tradition. On Christmas morning we sip on Milk Punch while opening gifts. Cheers to the season!

Milk Punch

A festive beverage for Christmas morning!


  • 8 oz brandy
  • 4 oz rum
  • 1 quart whole milk
  • 3 T. confectioners' sugar
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 1 quart ice, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • ground nutmeg for sprinkles


  1. In a large pitcher, combine the brandy, rum, milk, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla; Stir to combine. 

  2. Add the chopped ice.

  3. Pour into crystal cups. Add a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg. 

  4. Enjoy!