Hello everyone! Happy Friday... or should I say, Happy National Donut Day!
Yes, here in America we have a day dedicated to out sugary, cakey little friends. Jealous?
Today I've prepared a cocktail that translates my absolute favorite kind of donut into an alcoholic form- SPRINKLE DONUTS! (Though I am also in love with cream filled donuts, coconut covered donuts, jelly donuts, donut holes, donut donuts, donut, donut donut, donuts...... I just really like donuts, ok?)
SPRINKLE DONUT COCKTAIL
Time: 2 minutes
3/4 oz Cinnabon Vodka (I bought my bottle of Pinnacle on sale for less than $10)
For all of you fellow Americans out there, it's Memorial Day weekend. This probably means hitting the beach, BBQs, and maybe a sale or two, which is why I've created a fun and refreshing cocktail you can enjoy all throughout your sunny 3-day weekend.
This week's Spiked Caramel Lemonade is summery and maybe a little too easy to drink (if ya know what I mean...).
Let's get to it-
What you'll need:
1+1/2 c White Sugar
1/4 c Light Brown Sugar
1+1/2 c Lemon Juice
2+1/4 c Warm Water, divided
1+1/3 c Dark Rum (or alcohol of your choice)
1 Whole Lemon
First, mix 1/2 cup of water and 1+1/2 cups of white sugar in a heavy saucepan over medium high heat....
I don’t know about you, but my watch says that it’s half past cocktail o’clock right now. (not really, but I wish it did…)
Before we get to the fun stuff, I’d like to bore you with a very short pronunciation and history lesson. The Caipirinha (pronounced “kai-pir-in-yuh”) is the national drink of Brazil and is traditionally made with lime, sugar, and cachaça (pronounced kuh-sha-suh). Cachaça is similar in taste to rum, and is sometimes known as ‘Brazilian Rum’, however the two are not exactly the same. Cachaça is made by distilling fresh sugar cane juice, while rum is made from molasses. Both are awesome, however the Caipirinha should be made wi...