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5 Creepy Cocktails

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Witches' Brew

There all sorts of tonics and potions that fill Halloween punch bowls under the guise of witches' brew. This devilishly sweet iteration should satisfy young ghouls and old goblins alike.

 

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions:

Process cider, ice cream, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg in food processor or blender until smooth. Pour into glasses and sprinkle with additional nutmeg. Serve immediately.

Serves four.

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  • Black, Rosemary. "Halloween cocktails." New York Daily News. Oct. 30, 2007. (July 16, 2009)http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/food/2007/10/30/2007-10-30_halloween_cocktails.html#ixzz0LSQotS9B
  • Chirico, Rob. "Field Guide to Cocktails." Quirk Books. 2005. (July 16, 2009)http://books.google.com/books?id=rAXilKkMM7YC&dq=field+guide+to+cocktails&client=firefox-a&source=gbs_navlinks_s
  • Fearing, Dean. "Blood Orange Margaritas." Food & Wine. (July 16, 2009)http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/blood-orange-margaritas
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