Whether you’re hosting a holiday get-together this Fall or just want to cozy up on the couch in front of a roaring fireplace sipping on something tasty, today’s Autumnal Entertaining Guide shares 4 delicious Fall Harvest cocktail and latte recipes that will get you in the spirit of the season.
What’s especially great about these delectable recipes is that you can prepare them in advance of your party, and then serve them when guests arrive.
Dark & Stormy
Recipe Credit: Brooklyn Crafted
- 1 oz good light rum (Appleton)
- 5 oz Brooklyn Crafted Extra Spicy Ginger Beer
- 1 oz good dark rum (Meyers)
In an 8oz glass with ice, combine your light rum and Brooklyn Crafted Extra Spicy Ginger Beer. When mixed, float your dark rum on top, garnish with a lemon or lime wedge and enjoy!
Orange Cinnamon Blossom Wine
Recipe Credit: Santa Margherita
- 1 bottle of Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 orange
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 whole cloves
- 3 whole allspice
- 2 cinnamon sticks
Rinse lemon and orange and thinly slice them, discarding seeds; quarter the orange slices. Put fruit in a 4- to 5-quart pan. Add honey, sugar (use the smaller amount if you prefer drinks on the tart side, the larger if you want a sweeter flavor), cloves and allspice. With a knife, cut the cinnamon sticks lengthwise into thinner strips. Add cinnamon and 2 cups water to pan; bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and boil gently for 5 minutes. Pour Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG into hot citrus base and heat until steaming, about 8 minutes. Keep warm over low heat. Ladle into heatproof cups or wine glasses.
Sparkling Pumpkin Spice Cocktail
Recipe Credit: Sparkling Ice
- 2 oz honey whiskey
- ½ oz lemon juice
- 1 tbsp pumpkin puree
- 4 oz Sparkling Ice Crisp Apple
- Whipped cream
- Pumpkin pie spice
Pour whiskey, lemon juice, and pumpkin puree into a cocktail shaker with the ice and shake. Strain into a rocks glass and float with Sparkling Ice Crisp Apple. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice.
Sweet Potato Latte
Recipe Credit: HUROM
- ¾ cup of milk
- 1 ½ tsp of honey
- One half of a sweet potato
- A quarter of a banana
- 6 almonds
Boil sweet potato (keep the peel on) and slice into small cubes. Close the juice cap on your juicer and pour milk into the chamber. Insert honey, sweet potato, banana and almonds in order. Enjoy! Pour over ice if desired.
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