Cocktail: Fall Milk Punch

It finally feels like fall outside, which means IT’S TIME FOR MILK PUNCH!

Every year, as everyone starts craving pumpkin spice, I wait patiently for the crisp air to make milk punch.

The delicate spices, stired with whole milk, rum and brandy bring out all that’s best in fall drinks.

It’s the predecessor to the colder winter months, where you can find me sipping eggnog by the fire.

So fill up your favorite cocktail glass, put on a big wool sweater and go jump in a pile of leaves! You deserve it!

 

Fall Spiced Milk Punch

1 ounce dark rum

1/2 ounce brandy

4 ounces whole milk

1 tsp spiced simple syrup (recipe below)

Shake over ice and serve up!

Spiced Simple Syrup

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1 tsp ginger powder

1 tsp fresh grated nutmeg

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp allspice

1/4 c water

1/4 c sugar

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and cool before using. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

 

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