How to make chapman for party - Best recipes

How to make chapman for party - Best recipes

Every Nigerian that has ever been to a party has probably tried chapman. The drink is one of the most popular beverages in the country, and rightfully so. Before you host a Nigerian party, therefore, you need to learn how to make chapman, so that your guests can enjoy refreshing drinks while having lots of fun! And do not worry if you don't drink alcohol, there's something non-alcoholic for you too.

How to make chapman

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There are lots of recipes that can teach you how you can make chapman. While they are mostly similar, the main difference is in the chapman ingredients.

What is chapman drink made of? It is traditionally made with a mix of Fanta, Sprite, cucumber, lemon, grenadine and Angostura bitters.

In this article, you will find different recipes for preparing this popular party drink that will satisfy even the pickiest guest.

7 recipes on how to make chapman

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Without further ado, here are seven delicious methods of making chapman cocktail.

1. How to make chapman with Fanta and bitters

Probably the most well-known recipe for chapman is the one that involves mixing several fizzy drinks with bitters, fruits, and syrup to make a delicious party drink.

Ingredients

For this classic recipe, you are going to need:

  • 0.5l bottle of Fanta;
  • 0.5l bottle of Sprite;
  • An orange;
  • A lime/lemon;
  • A cucumber;
  • Several spoons of syrup (grenadine);
  • A few caps of your favourite bitters (Alomo or Angostura);
  • Ice.

Method

When you get the necessary ingredients, follow these steps to make chapman:

  • Put several caps of aromatic bitters along with a few spoons of grenadine in a big glass jug.
  • Pour your fizzy drinks into the jug and mix them all together (preferably with a spoon long enough to reach the bottom of the jug).
How to make chapman

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  • Slice up your orange, lime/lemon, and cucumber but do not peel them. Put almost all of the slices in the jar and leave some for garnishing.
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Chapman cocktail

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  • Give your drink one more mix and serve it to the guests. Pour the chapman in glasses with ice, as it needs to be cool.
How to make chapman

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2. Chapman recipe with Campari

If you want to make chapman with Campari, here is a recipe you can try.

Ingredients

You will need:

  • 0.5l bottle of Fanta;
  • 0.5l bottle of Sprite;
  • A few spoons of your favourite bitters (Alomo or Angostura);
  • One cup of grenadine;
  • 1/4 cup of Campari (you can put in more or less, depending on how alcoholic you want your drink to be);
  • One lime/lemon;
  • One cucumber;
  • Five tablespoons of orange juice (optional);
  • Ice.

Method

There is only one step to this recipe: put all the liquids in a jar and mix thoroughly. After that, your chapman is done.

Pour the chapman in glasses with slices of cucumber and lemon on the edges of the glasses.

3. How to make chapman drink with Zobo

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If regular chapman does not really float your boat, there is an alternative recipe you might want to try.

Ingredients

For this, you need:

  • 1 1/2 cups of Zobo;
  • 1.5 litres of Fanta;
  • 1.5 litres of Sprite;
  • 2-3 tablespoons of Orijin bitters;
  • Two limes/lemons/oranges (depending on your taste);
  • A cucumber;
  • Ice.

Method of preparation

  • Cut up your cucumber and one of the fruits of your choice and set them aside.
  • Pour all the liquids in a jug and give them a stir. Squeeze the juice of the remaining fruit into the jug and stir again.
  • Put ice cubes in glasses, pour the drink, and garnish the cocktails with the slices of fruit and cucumber.

4. Chapman recipe with blackcurrant

For lovers of the blackcurrant flavour, this recipe is for you.

Ingredients

You will need:

  • Two cups of Fanta;
  • Two cups of Sprite;
  • Two cups of hibiscus tea;
  • 1/3 cup of concentrated blackcurrant drink (such as Ribena);
  • 1/2 teaspoon of your favourite bitters (Alomo or Angostura);
  • Two limes;
  • Ice.
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Method of preparation

  • Squeeze the juice of two limes.
  • Pour all your liquids (including freshly squeezed lime juice) into a glass jar and give them a stir.
  • Put ice in the glasses, pour the drink over the ice and serve while cool.
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5. Non-alcoholic chapman recipe

As we have mentioned before, you can also make non-alcoholic chapman, that is if you have some friends over who are underage or do not drink.

Ingredients

In order to make it, you will need:

  • 350 ml can of Fanta;
  • 350 ml can of Sprite;
  • 2-4 tablespoons of pomegranate syrup;
  • A lemon;
  • A lime;
  • An orange;
  • A cucumber.

Method of preparation

  • Cut your fruits in half. Cut up some halves into quarters to use for garnishing and squeeze the juice out of the rest.
  • Cut the cucumber in slices and set it aside for garnishing.
  • Mix all the liquids in a glass jar.
  • Put ice in the glasses, pour the drink, and garnish the cocktails with citrus quarters and cucumber slices.
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6. Chapman recipe with bitters and juice

If you want something a bit healthier than classic chapman, then this is the recipe for you. It replaces the usual ingredients with healthier alternatives, and the end result is just as delicious.

Ingredients

You are going to need:

  • 1 litre of sparkling orange juice;
  • 1 litre of sparkling lemonade;
  • 1 litre of sparkling limeade;
  • 1/4 litre of concentrated blackcurrant drink (such as Ribena);
  • A few cups of your favourite bitters (Alomo or Angostura);
  • An orange;
  • A lemon;
  • A grapefruit;
  • Half a cucumber.

Method of preparation

  • Take your fruits (and half a cucumber) and cut them into round slices.
  • Place the sliced fruits at the bottom of a glass jar. Leave a few slices for garnishing.
  • Pour all your liquids in the jar (add the bitters last) and give it all a stir.
  • Put ice in the glasses, pour the drink, and garnish the cocktails with slices of fruit and cucumber.
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7. How to make chapman for a lot of people

Now, the recipes above are mostly ideal for small parties with 4-10 people. But what if you are planning to have a very large party, one that has 100 guests?

Of course, you can simply multiply the amount of ingredients to fit your need, or you can use the following recipe to make things much easier.

Ingredients

If you want to make chapman for 100 people, here is what you will need:

  • Fifty 350 ml cans of Sprite;
  • Fifty 350 ml cans of Fanta;
  • Ten lemons;
  • Ten cucumbers;
  • Four bottles of Alomo bitters or three bottles of Angostura bitters;
  • A bucket of ice.

Method of preparation

Here is how this is going to work:

  • Get yourself a really big bowl. Pour all the liquids into it and stir them well.
  • Slice all the lemons into ten pieces each and slice all the cucumbers into 20 slices each.
  • Line up 100 cups/glasses, fill them with ice, and drop a piece of lemon with two slices of cucumber in each cup/glass.
  • Pour the contents of the bowl into the cups/glasses with a ladle and serve while chilled.
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chapman recipe

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Now you have a chapman recipe for any possible scenario, be it a small private party or a large gathering of people from all over. We hope you like our recipes on how to make chapman. Try any one of them and share the outcome with us.

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