cinnamon + pear cocktail

December 23rd, 2011

I’m ready to do a happy dance, how about you? With New Years right around the corner, I’ve got a few tasty cocktails lined up to share with you. This week we’ll sip a little rum paired with pear cider (which could easily be switched out for apple cider), a little cinnamon syrup and splash of fresh orange juice. It’s juicy and boozy and spicy, but best of all it’s delicious and festive, especially with a lovely cinnamon sugar rim.

cinnamon + pear cocktail

makes 1 cocktail
2 ounces pear cider
1/2 ounce cinnamon syrup
1/2 ounce fresh squeezed orange juice
1 1/2 ounce dark rum
cinnamon sugar for rim
1. Run an orange slice around the rim of a cocktail glass and dip in cinnamon sugar, coating the entire rim. Set glass aside.

2. In a cocktail shaker finned with ice, combine the pear cider, cinnamon syrup, orange juice and rum. Shake for 10 seconds, then strain into glass. Enjoy!

 

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