Recipe adapted from “Mocktails – Nonalcoholic Cocktails with Taste and Style” written by Caroline Hwang


  • Mug or heatproof glass mug
  • Small saucepan
  • Cheese cloth
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Spoons for mixing
  • Micro-plane or zester for grating nutmeg


For Warming Milk Punch

  • ½ C. milk of choice (plant-based or cow’s milk)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 8 oz. (1 C.) Darjeeling or other black tea, room temperature
  • 2 tsp. All Spice Simple Syrup (recipe below)
  • Nutmeg, freshly grated, for garnish

For Allspice Simple Syrup

  • ½ C. sugar
  • 4 oz. (1/2 C.) water
  • 2 Tbsp. crushed allspice


  1. Make Allspice Simple Syrup.
    1. Heat sugar and water in a small saucepan and stir to dissolve sugar.
    2. Add allspice and simmer for 10 minutes.
    3. Remove from heat and let steep for 30 minutes.
    4. Strain through a double layer of cheesecloth.
    5. Set aside.
  2. Add all ingredients into the same small saucepan and warm over low heat, about 3-4
  3. Pour into a mug or heatproof glass mug.
  4. Garnish with nutmeg.