I can't believe that it is already fall, but here it is. In honor of the first day of fall, I thought I would share three fall drink recipes that sound delicious! Hope you enjoy them! Let me know what you think.
1.) 6 dried Calimyrna (light) figs, sliced
2.) 6 dried apricots, cut into slivers
3.) 1/2 cup dried cranberries
4.) 1/2 cup raisins
5.) 1/4 cup brandy
6.) 2 tablespoons honey
7.) 1 750 milliliter bottle Rioja or Merlot
8.) 1 10 ounce bottle club soda
1.) In a saucepan stir together the dried fruits, brandy, and honey.
2.) Cook over medium-low heat until simmering.
3.) Remove from heat; cool slightly.
4.) Add wine; stir.
5.) Refrigerate up to 24 hours.
6.) To serve, strain sangria into a pitcher. Add ice cubes and club soda; stir gently.
Makes 8 servings
Ingredients1.) 2 cups reduced-fat (2 percent) evaporated milk2.) 1/2 cup whole milk3.) 1/2 cup chocolate liqueur4.) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract5.) 1/4 cup sugar6.) 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa7.) 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon8.) 1/4 teaspoon ancho chili powder9.) 10 cinnamon sticks10.) 1 dried red chile11.) 2 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, broken into pieces12.) 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
Directions1.) Whisk evaporated milk, whole milk, liqueur, vanilla, sugar, cocoa, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and chili powder in a heavy saucepan.2.) Add 2 of the cinnamon sticks and chile and cook gently over medium-low heat until warm.3.) Add chocolate and cook, whisking until melted. Gently bring to a high simmer; reduce heat and simmer until liquid thickens and reduces slightly, whisking often, 10 minutes.4.) Combine heavy cream with remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and beat until peaks form.5.) Ladle 1/3 cup hot cocoa into each of 8 teacups; top with 1 tablespoon whipped cream and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
What are some of your favorite fall drinks?