By: Dinko Cirkic
Halloween is just around the corner and for all of you that want to have a more festive Halloween experience here are some quick drink recipes courtesy of Claire Robinson and Food Network Magazine.
Black decorating sugar, for the glass
Juice of 1 lime, plus 1 lime wedge
1/4 cup dark rum
1/4 cup ginger beer or all-natural ginger ale
1 black gummy spider
Spread out the black sugar on a small plate. Rub the lime wedge around the rim of a rocks glass; dip the glass in the black sugar, then fill with ice.
Combine the rum and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake well. Carefully strain into the glass, minding the sugar on the rim. Top the drink with ginger beer and add the gummy spider.
For the infused vodka:
1/2 cup candy corn
1 1/2 cups vodka
For the cordials:
2 ounces orange liqueur
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 large egg white
Candy corn, for garnish
Infuse the vodka: Combine the candy corn and vodka in an airtight container; set aside for at least 3 hours, then strain.
Make the cordials: Add 4 ounces of the candy corn vodka, the orange liqueur, lemon juice and egg white to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds. Strain into 2 chilled martini glasses and garnish with candy corn.
I hope you peeps try this out. Let me know if this worked for you and if you liked it. Again, the Food Network has other great recipes that you may try out. Thank you and Happy Thirsty Thursday.