Carrot Cake Old Fashioned
Carrot Cake Old Fashioned cocktail
AI Request: whiskey old fashioned using amaretto glazed carrots in the recipe
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Serving : 1 cocktail
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Imagine the rich, comforting flavors of a freshly baked carrot cake transformed into a sophisticated cocktail. The Carrot Cake Old Fashioned does just that, offering a unique twist on the classic whiskey cocktail by incorporating the sweet and slightly nutty flavor of amaretto glazed carrots. This innovative drink balances the warmth of whiskey with the earthy sweetness of carrots, creating a memorable experience for the taste buds. Ingredients: - 2 oz Bourbon whiskey - 1/2 oz Carrot-Amaretto Syrup (recipe below) - 3 dashes of Angostura bitters - Ice cubes - Orange peel, for garnish - Candied carrot ribbon, for garnish (optional) Carrot-Amaretto Syrup: - 1/2 cup finely chopped amaretto glazed carrots - 1 cup water - 1 cup granulated sugar - 1 oz amaretto liqueur Instructions for Carrot-Amaretto Syrup: 1. In a small saucepan, combine the amaretto glazed carrots, water, and sugar. Slowly bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. 2. Simmer for 5 minutes, then remove from heat and allow to cool. 3. Stir in the amaretto liqueur. 4. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve, pressing on the solids to extract as much syrup as possible. Discard the solids. 5. Store the syrup in a clean bottle or jar in the refrigerator until ready to use. Cocktail Assembly: 1. In a mixing glass, combine the bourbon, Carrot-Amaretto Syrup, and bitters. Fill the glass with ice and stir gently until well chilled. 2. Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube. 3. Express the orange peel over the drink by twisting it to release its oils, then rub the peel around the rim of the glass before dropping it in. 4. Garnish with a candied carrot ribbon, if desired, to enhance the carrot cake theme. Serve in: A rocks glass The Carrot Cake Old Fashioned is a delicious homage to the classic dessert, perfect for those who enjoy the fusion of savory and sweet elements in their cocktails. The addition of the Carrot-Amaretto Syrup not only lends a unique flavor but also pays tribute to the innovative spirit of mixology.
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