The Bar at Clement in The Peninsula New York has whipped up this beautiful cocktail for Halloween or Thanksgiving. It’s called the “Drunken Pumpkin Pie”; but since there’s no pumpkin in the recipe, you may wish to give it another name. The flavor is creamy coffee with cinnamon accents—still spot on for the season.
(Mixologists take note: If the pie has no pumpkin, you can’t call it pumpkin pie.)
More intrigue: The only way to order the cocktail is to be “in the know.” It’s a seasonal special and not on the menu. So here’s the recipe to enjoy at home, in a Martini glass or as shots:
HALLOWEEN OR THANKSGIVING COCKTAIL
Ingredients For 1 Drink
Spiders optional. Photo courtesy The Peninsula New York.
1. CRUSH graham crackers on a paper towel with a rolling pin (or use graham cracker crumbs). Mix with a few dashes of cinnamon and/or nutmeg in a shallow dish.
2. MOISTEN the rim of the the glass and twist in the crumbs to rim the glass with the cinnamon-graham cracker “crust.”
3. SHAKE cocktail ingredients with ice, and strain into glass.
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