It’s almost Halloween, which is my favorite holiday! And I have a great recipe to share with you – The Roasty Toasty Cocktail! Full of vodka and toasted marshmallow syrup, one small taste will conjure up autumn thoughts of Halloween bonfires and s’mores. It is just the perfect libation to sip while handing out candy to those adorable little trick or treaters. I must admit, it is a bit on the sweet side, so you’ll feel like you’re indulging in a bit of candy yourself. Why should the kids have all the fun anyway? But let me tell you… this candy cocktail is definitely for adults and has a much better kick to it than your average old Snickers bar! Guaranteed to keep you warm on the most chilly Fall evenings.
I found this delicious cocktail recipe through a fun company called Cocktail Courier. A good friend got the Husband and I a subscription to it a bit back and we have loved it! The way it works is you select your favorite spirits, you know like Vodka and Gin and then the Cocktail Courier folks send you a box with everything in it that you need to create a fabulous cocktail at home.
That’s right – you get the recipe, the booze, mixers and garnish all delivered right to your door (3,6 or 12 month subscriptions are available). Each kit makes 4 -12 amazing cocktails. It truly is the gift that keeps on giving! And Christmas isn’t very far away – so it might be a good gift idea for any boozy buddies you have. Or maybe you could just treat yourself! It’s never been easier to be a hip and happening bartender.
recipe by: Cocktail Courier/ Laila Grainawi
- 1.5 ounces Vodka
- .75 ounces Marshmallow Syrup
- .50 ounces Manzanilla Sherry
- 3 Drops Cherry Bark Bitters
- Garnish: 3 roasted and toasted mini marshmallows
Chill Rocks glass by placing in fridge/freezer or by filling with ice water and setting aside for 5 minutes.
Measure and add all ingredients (except for garnish) to Mixing Beaker
Fill Mixing Beaker with ice, stir contents by placing shaft of Bar spoon or teaspoon between your index and middle finger. Insert spoon into the beaker until spoon touches the bottom.
Stir for 15 seconds.
Remove Rocks Glass from fridge/freezer or if using ice water, empty the glass.
Strain the contents of the mixing beaker using Julep Strainer, into your Rocks Glass. Top with ice.
Create your garnish by sliding three mini marshmallows onto each skewer. Carefully toast your marshmallows using a lighter or kitchen torch. Place atop each drink.
Roasty Toasty Cocktail brought to you by Runcible Eats (www.leaandjay.com)
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