Spiced Pumpkin Bourbon Fizz

Adapted from Culinary Adventures with Camilla

Yield - 1 cocktail, easily multiplied

Pumpkin Spice Simple Syrup

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup sugar

2 tablespoons pumpkin puree

1” knob fresh ginger

2 cardamom pods, crushed

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

1/8 teaspoon ground allspice

Cocktail

1 tablespoon cinnamon + 1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon pumpkin puree

1-2 tablespoons pumpkin spice simple syrup (see above)

1 1/2 ounces bourbon

ice cubes

sparkling water

  1. Simple syrup - In a small saucepan add all the ingredients and bring to a simmer.  Allow the mixture to simmer for 5 minutes.  Taste and adjust the flavors accordingly.
  2. Strain through a fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth.
  3. Bottle and let cool.
  4. Cocktail time - Mix the sugar and cinnamon.  Wet the rim of the cocktail glass and dip into the cinnamon sugar.  Let dry.
  5. Add the pumpkin puree, simple syrup, bourbon, and a few ice cubes to a shaker.  Shake vigorously.  Pour into the prepared glass over ice.  Add sparkling water and drink responsibly.

Recipe from Tracy | Pale Yellow

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