October 16, 2012  •  by Jane Carter

Five Drinks for Your Fall Event

1.)        Apple Brandy-Hot toddies Makes: 8 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups apple brandy, preferably Calvados
  • Eight 3-inch cinnamon sticks
Directions: Step One:      In a small saucepan, bring the water to boil. After you remove the heat, stir in the honey until it is completely dissolved. Stir in the lemon juice and the apple brandy.   Step Two:      Get 8 mugs or any cup that is heatproof and set cinnamon sticks in each one of them. Once you have done that start to pour the hot liquid and serve.   2.)        Pumpkin Pie Spiced Piña Colada Makes: 6 (1-cup servings) Prep Time: 5 Minutes Ingredients:
  • 1 can (14 ounces) Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk
  • 4 ounces light rum
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 4 cups ice cubes
Directions: Step One:     Before you start to make your drink you will need a blender. Once you have your blender you will place coconut milk, pineapple juice, rum, sugar and pumpkin pie spice in blender container. Blend your ingredients on high speed until it is smooth. Step Two:       Once the ingredients are blended smoothly add ice. Blend them once more until it is all slushy. For the nonalcoholic drink version, serve without rum.  Step Three:      Pour your mix into the glasses and serve immediately.   3.)        Baileys Caramel Appletini Makes: 1 serving Prep Time:  4 – 5 minutes Ingredients:
  • 1 ounce(s) Baileys Caramel Irish Cream
  • .5 ounce(s) Smirnoff Green Apple Flavored Vodka
  • 1 slice(s) apple
  • 1 teaspoon(s) caramel
Directions:   Step One:      Add Baileys Caramel Irish Cream and Smirnoff Green  Apple Flavored Vodka into a shaker with ice. Step Two:     Once you have shaken the liquor pour into a prechilled martini glass. Step Three:  Garnish with an apple slice and caramel.   4.)        Cinnamon Toast Makes: 1 serving Prep Time: 5minutes Ingredients:
  • 1 1/4 ounce(s) Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
  • 6 ounce(s) hot apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) cinnamon
Directions: Step One:      Grab a glass mug and add sugar and cinnamon to the rim. Step Two:      Add hot apple cider and Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum to the glass and enjoy! 5.)      Autumn Leaves Makes: 1 Serving Prep Time: 3 minutes Ingredients:
  • 1 ounce of Pisco Portón®
  • 1 ounce of Drambuie™
  • 1/4 ounce of Campari™
  • 1/4 oz. lime juice
Lime twist and orange wedge for garnish Directions: Step One:      In a mixing glass add ice and the ingredients and stir well. Step Two:     Once you have stirred your ingredients pour into a martini glass Step Three:   Add an orange wedge and twist of lime. Whether you are hosting an event with a hundred people attending or just having a cozy and intimate night with your family, these fall drinks can make it that extra special!  ]]]]> ]]>