Hot Toffee Apple and 19 More Food Inspired Cocktails

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Time to get those pinkies up and the ice ready because I've got 20 cocktails inspired by food.

And boy, am I tired!

Or drunk...

Hot Toffee Apple Cocktail



For 1 cup of hot apple cider, add 1 oz black strap rum, 1 oz crème de cacao, 1 oz amaretto, and 1 oz butterscotch schnapps.
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Step 1: Ginger Lemongrass Soup Cocktail

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Recipe for Lemongrass Simple Syrup (approximately 12 oz):

Bring 1 cup of water to a boil and steep 2 stalks of crushed lemongrass (roughly 4” long) for 30 minutes.


Reheat infused water and dissolve ½ cup sugar (or sugar substitute).

Store in a glass container and refrigerate.

Recipe for Ginger Lemongrass Soup Cocktail:

In a Collins glass filled with crush ice, pour 1 oz lemongrass simple syrup, 1 oz white rum, and ½ oz coconut rum.

Top with ginger ale.

Garnish with some fresh cilantro and serve with a straw.

Step 2: Andes Mint Cordial

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In a 2 oz cordial glass, pour 1 oz of green creme de menthe and top with a dollop (or two) of chocolate ice cream.

Slowly sip the liqueur through the quickly thawing cream layer.

Step 3: Strawberry Lemonade Sorbet Cordial

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Shake 1 oz strawberry liqueur and 1 oz limoncello with ice.

Strain into a 2 oz cordial glass.

Step 4: Macadamia Nut Cookie Cordial

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Pour 1 oz macadamia nut liqueur and 1 oz wedding cake vodka into a 2 oz cordial glass.

Serve at room temperature.

Consider doing a salt rim if so inclined.

Step 5: Almond Cherry Cupcake Martini

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Mix 1 oz Amaretto, 1 oz Wedding Cake Vodka, and 1 oz Vodka with approximately 2 oz Cherry Ice Cream.  There's no need for ice - the ice cream will melt and cool the drink down.

Pour into martini glass and garnish with maraschino cherries.
sunshiine1 year ago

Your pictures are amazing as always. The drinks look yummy.

Thanks for sharing.


AngryRedhead (author)  sunshiine1 year ago

Thanks! :)

Great opening picture, it really draws you in.

AngryRedhead (author)  Fikjast Scott1 year ago

Thank you! I made it with a program called CollageIt which is a lot of fun. :D

My Lord.. this is probably the only instructable I would ever need to make cocktails of all sorts :). Your pictures are stunning as usual :). Thank you so much for sharing.

AngryRedhead (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya1 year ago

Thanks! There's a lot more to cocktails than this, but these are all easy to make and fun to drink. :)

I know I checked your Pinterest and I was overwhelmed :D

AngryRedhead (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya1 year ago

Oh, I meant things involving layering, size of ice, and all sorts of cool bartender techniques. And possibly drinks that aren't desserts/booze candy. :P

I will be waiting for your "20+ bartender cocktail techniques" ible :D

wizgirl1 year ago


AngryRedhead (author)  wizgirl1 year ago

I've been a bit busy... :P