Impress your Family and Friends This Season with Unique Desert Inspired Holiday Cocktails

 

With holiday season just around the corner it’s time to start preparing and planning our special, tasty food and drinks set to satisfy all our family and friends across the holidays. Celebrity caterer and owner of Elegant Affairs, serving New York, The Hamptons and Long Island, Andrea Correale, has switched up some of our favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas inspired deserts and created four unique, boozy cocktails that will keep everyone and their sweet tooth’s fulfilled, all season long!

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Yule Log Cocktail

Ingredients:

2 oz. Kahlua

2 oz. vanilla vodka

2 oz. Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur

3 oz. heavy cream 

Whipped cream, for garnish

Pirouette Wafers, for garnish 

Instructions

  1. Add Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur to the bottom of a tall latte mug.
  2. To create a layered visual effects of a classic yule log, you will need a medium spoon: Place the spoon back side up into the glass and pour 2 oz. of heavy cream slowly over the back of the spoon.
  3. In a separate glass, combine 1 oz. heavy cream, 2 oz. vanilla vodka and 2 oz. Kahlua until well mixed, then pour over the back of the spoon.
  4. Top with whipped cream and garnish with Pirouette Wafers.

Gingersnaptini

Ingredients:

2 oz. ginger beer for a spicy finish, or ginger ale for a sweeter finish

½ oz. egg whites

1 oz. spiced rum

2 oz. Domaine de Canton 

1 oz. Frangelico

1 tsp. molasses

1 tbsp. honey

Finely ground gingersnap cookie, for garnish

Cinnamon stick, for garnish 

Instructions:

  1. Add spiced run, Domaine de Canton, Frangelico, egg whites and ice to a cocktail shaker.
  2.  Pour two ounces ginger beer or ginger ale into martini glass.
  3. Strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into martini glass.
  4. Sprinkle top with gingersnap cookie dust.
  5. Top with cinnamon stick, for garnish.

 

North Pole Nog

 Ingredients:

6 oz. eggnog 

1 oz. spiced rum

2 oz. bourbon 

1 tbsp. ground cinnamon, for garnish 

Cinnamon stick, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Add spiced rum and bourbon to eggnog and stir to combine.
  2. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  3. Top with cinnamon stick, for garnish.

 

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. vanilla vodka

1 oz. spiced rum

1 oz. Domaine de Canton

2 tbsp. pumpkin puree

2 tbsp. white sugar

1 tsp ground pumpkin pie spice

1 cup marshmallow cream or whipped cream, for garnish

 

Instructions:

  1. Add vodka, rum, Domaine de Canton & pumpkin puree into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake until well combined.
  3. Rim a martini glass with sugar & pumpkin pie spice.
  4. Double strain Pumpkin Pie Martini into the glass and top with marshmallow cream or whipped cream.

We love the holiday season and getting organized with some tasty recipe ideas makes us even more excited. Tag us in any holiday cocktails you try out this season @bellanycmag.

Happy Holiday’s BELLA’s!

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