cocktail recipes for the holidays
Caramel Snickerdoodle Martini Place ¼ cup warmed caramel on a plate and 2 tbsp. cinnamon sugar on another. Dip rims of martini glasses in caramel, then in cinnamon sugar. In a cocktail shaker, add 1 cup heavy cream, shot of Smirnoff Kissed Caramel vodka, and a pinch of ground cinnamon. Add ice and shake until cold. Pour into glasses and top with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.
Mint HotChata In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring 2 cups milk to a simmer. Whisk in 2 tbsp. sugar and 2 tbsp. cocoa powder-- stir until no lumps remain. Stir in ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips until the chocolate is completely melted. Turn heat to low and stir in 1 cup RumChata and 2 ounces peppermint schnapps. Warm to desired temperature, then remove from heat and pour into mugs. Top with whipped cream, mint chocolate pieces, and a drizzle of chocolate sauce.
Green Grinch Punch This is so easy, fun, and festive for the holidays! In punch bowl, mix 1 can pineapple juice, multiple scoops of lime sherbet, then add Sprite (or Sierra Mist, 7UP, ginger ale). It will foam up and turn green!
Simply add to a small saucepan and whisk to combine for each serving: ¾ cup coconut milk; ¼ cup water; 3 tbsp. pumpkin puree; ½ tsp. ground cinnamon; pinch nutmeg; freshly ground black pepper to taste; 1 tbsp. maple syrup; ½ tsp. vanilla extract. Heat until just bubbling over medium heat, then add shot or two of coffee. Stir, pour, top with whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon. w
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November 2020 Lake Norman Woman Magazine