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Jack-O-Lantern Cocktail

Jack-O-Lantern Cocktail

The Jack-O-Lantern cocktail is a traditional favorite in October, and adds a warm touch to any festive party with its base of cognac and Grand Marnier. A dash of cinnamon around the rim adds another dimension to this tasty drink.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 ounces cognac
  • 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 2 ounces ginger ale
  • Lime twist for garnish
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Use a wedge of lime to run around the rim of an old fashioned glass.
  • Measure the cinnamon onto a small plate, and rim the glass.
  • Add ice to a cocktail shaker, and measure in the cognac, Grand Marnier, and orange juice. Shake.
  • Add new ice to the cinnamon-rimmed glass, and strain the cocktail over the ice.
  • Top with ginger ale.
  • The trademark garnish for this delicious Halloween cocktail is the large orange slice, the “pumpkin” garnish. Cut the “stem” from the skin of a lime, and stick it in the middle.
Keyword Lemons, Oranges
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