Isn't My Drink Corny?

Thursday, October 15, 2009

The hot subject around food blogs right now is Candy Corn. There are a ton of recipes floating around that teach you how to make your own batch of the candy treat. There are bakers experimenting with cupcake toppings and cooks using CC as an inspiration for dishes.

Of course one recipe that piqued my interest was a Candy Corn Cocktail.

Here is a version from If you follow the link, there is a video that shows how to make the drink.

Candy Corn Cocktail
3/4 oz vanilla vodka
1/2 oz creme de cacao
1/2 oz butterscotch schnapps
2 oz orange juice
1 tbsp dark cocoa powder
First, ring 6 oz Martini glass with orange juice then with Cocoa powder. Pour 1/2 cup of ice into shaker, then spirits, and Orange Juice. Shake vigorously and pour into glass. Garnish with Orange Peel Twist and 3-4 pcs of Candy Corn skewered on a plastic sword.

(Candy corn photo from Wikipedia)