DRINKS

Iced Tea

Iced Tea

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 8

8 cups water

3 orange pekoe tea bags

3/4 cup white sugar

1/2 cup lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat water to a rapid boil. Remove from heat and drop in the tea bags. Cover and let steep for 1 hour.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the steeped tea and the sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved, then stir in lemon juice. Refrigerate until chilled.

Mocha Punch with Ice Cream

Mocha Punch with Ice Cream

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 20 servings

  • 1 1/2 quarts water
  • 1/2 cup powdered chocolate drink mix
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 gallon chocolate ice cream
  • 1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup shaved milk chocolate (optional)

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan; remove from heat and stir in chocolate drink mix, sugar, and coffee granules. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hour or overnight.
  2. Pour chocolate mixture in a large punch bowl about 30 minutes before serving. Scoop vanilla and chocolate ice cream into the bowl, stirring until partially melted. Garnish with dollops of whipped topping and shaved milk chocolate.

Amaretto

Amaretto

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 3 cups

1 cup water

1 cup white sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 cups vodka

2 tablespoons almond extract

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Combine water and sugars in a saucepan over medium heat. Heat until the mixture is boiling, and all of the sugar is dissolved. Remove the pan from the heat and let the mixture cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir vodka, almond extract and vanilla extract into the mixture. Store in a sealed bottle.

B-52

B-52

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 2 servings

  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger Irish cream liqueur
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger coffee flavored liqueur

Directions

Stir together the Irish cream liqueur and coffee liqueur. Pour into two shot glasses

Bikini Martini

Bikini Martini

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 serving

  • 1 fluid ounce coconut rum
  • 3/4 fluid ounce vodka
  • 1 fluid ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 dash grenadine syrup

Directions

  1. Combine rum, vodka and pineapple juice in a drink shaker. Shake firmly until frothy. Pour in a martini glass, add a touch of grenadine in the middle. Garnish with an orange wheel.

Cappuccino Cooler

Cappuccino Cooler

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 4 (6 ounce) servings

  • 1 1/2 cups cold coffee
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate ice cream
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • crushed ice
  • 1 cup whipped cream

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine coffee, ice cream and chocolate syrup. Blend until smooth. Pour over crushed ice. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and serve.

Chai Tea Mix

Chai Tea Mix

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 36 servings

  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 1 cup French vanilla flavored powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 2 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened instant tea
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine milk powder, non-dairy creamer, vanilla flavored creamer, sugar and instant tea. Stir in ginger, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. In a blender or food processor, blend 1 cup at a time, until mixture is the consistency of fine powder.
  2. To serve: Stir 2 heaping tablespoons Chai tea mixture into a mug of hot water.

Chocolate Shake

Chocolate Shake

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 2 servings

2 cups vanilla ice cream

1/2 cup whole milk

1/4 cup powdered chocolate drink mix

1 teaspoon powdered egg whites

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the ice cream, milk, chocolate drink mix and powdered egg whites. Cover, and blend until smooth. You may need to stop and stir once or twice to get it evenly mixed. The shake will be very thick.

Fresh Banana Daiquiri

Fresh Banana Daiquiri

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 cocktail

  • 1/2 large banana, sliced
  • 1 1/2 fluid ounces light rum
  • 1 fluid ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 fluid ounce triple sec
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar, or to taste
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Directions

  1. Combine banana, light rum, lime juice, triple sec, and sugar in a blender; puree until smooth. Add ice cubes and blend on highest setting until slushy, 15 to 20 seconds. Pour into a glass and serve.

Galliano

Galliano

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 6

  • 8 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped crystallized ginger
  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 12 drops peppermint extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon anise extract
  • 15 drops yellow food coloring
  • 2 (750 milliliter) bottles vodka

Directions

  1. Place the cloves and ginger in a small jar and add enough vodka to cover. Seal and soak for 3 days. NO MORE! Strain the liquid, discarding the solids.
  2. Measure the sugar into a gallon container. Add the peppermint, vanilla and anise extracts as well as the food coloring. Pour in the vodka, the strained vodka and yellow food coloring. Cover tightly and shake until the sugar dissolves. Age for one week MINIMUM.

Hot apple cider

Hot Apple Cider

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 6 servings

  • 6 cups apple cider
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 6 whole allspice berries
  • 1 orange peel, cut into strips
  • 1 lemon peel, cut into strips

Directions

  1. Pour the apple cider and maple syrup into a large stainless steel saucepan.
  2. Place the cinnamon sticks, cloves, allspice berries, orange peel and lemon peel in the center of a washed square of cheesecloth; fold up the sides of the cheesecloth to enclose the bundle, then tie it up with a length of kitchen string. Drop the spice bundle into the cider mixture.
  3. Place the saucepan over moderate heat for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the cider is very hot but not boiling.
  4. Remove the cider from the heat. Discard the spice bundle. Ladle the cider into big cups or mugs, adding a fresh cinnamon stick to each serving if desired.

Hot Cranberry Tea

Hot Cranberry Tea

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 14 (8 ounce) servings

  • 3 1/2 quarts water
  • 1 (12 ounce) package cranberries
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 oranges, juiced
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

Directions

  1. In a large pot, combine water and cranberries. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Add sugar, orange juice, lemon juice, cloves and cinnamon sticks. Cover, and steep for 1 hour.

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 serving

  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger Irish cream liqueur
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger Irish whiskey
  • 1 cup hot brewed coffee
  • 1 tablespoon whipped cream
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. In a coffee mug, combine Irish cream and Irish whiskey. Fill mug with coffee. Top with a dab of whipped cream and a dash of nutmeg.

Limoncello

Limoncello

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 34 (2 ounce) servings

10 lemon

1 liter vodka

3 cups white sugar

4 cups water

Directions

  1. Zest the lemons, and place zest into a large glass bottle or jar. Pour in vodka. Cover loosely and let infuse for one week at room temperature.
  2. After one week, combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. DO NOT STIR. Boil for 15 minutes. Allow syrup to cool to room temperature.
  3. Stir vodka mixture into syrup. Strain into glass bottles, and seal each bottle with a cork. Let mixture age for 2 weeks at room temperature.
  4. Place bottled liqueur into the freezer. When icy cold, serve in chilled vodka glasses or shot glasses.

Mint Tea Punch

Mint Tea Punch

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 10 servings

3 cups boiling water

12 sprigs fresh mint

4 tea bags

1 cup white sugar

1 cup orange juice

1/4 cup lemon juice

5 cups cold water

3 orange slices for garnish (optional)

3 lemon slices for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Place the tea bags and mint sprigs into a large pitcher. Pour boiling water over them, and allow to steep for about 8 minutes. Remove and discard the tea bags and mint leaves, squeezing out excess liquid. Stir in sugar until dissolved, then stir in the orange juice and lemon juice. Pour in the cold water. Serve over ice cubes, garnished with orange or lemon slices.

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 3 servings

  • 3 cups hot whole milk
  • 4 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 6 ounces double-strength brewed coffee
  • 3 tablespoons sweetened whipped cream
  • 3 pinches pumpkin pie spice

Directions

  1. Combine the hot milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and pumpkin pie spice in a blender; blend until frothy. Pour the mixture into 3 coffee mugs to about 2/3 full. Pour 2 ounces coffee into each mug. Garnish each mug with whipped topping and pumpkin pie spice.

Russian Tea

Russian Tea

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 5 cups dry

  • 1 cup instant tea powder
  • 2 cups orange-flavored drink mix (e.g. Tang)
  • 1 (3 ounce) package powdered lemonade mix
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine instant tea powder, orange drink mix, lemonade powder, sugar, cinnamon and cloves. Mix thoroughly. Store in a sealed jar.
  2. To use, mix 3 to 4 tablespoons of mix with 1 cup hot or cold water. Adjust to taste.

Stoli Doli

Stoli Doli

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 6 servings

  • 1 fresh pineapple, cut into pieces
  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle good quality vodka

Directions

  1. Place the pineapple pieces into a large container, and pour the vodka over them. Cover, and refrigerate for 3 to 4 days. Strain out pineapple, and serve vodka over ice with a pineapple garnish.

Texas Hurricane

Texas Hurricane

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 cocktail

  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 fluid ounce rum
  • 1 fluid ounce coconut flavored rum
  • 1 fluid ounce vodka
  • 1 fluid ounce gin
  • 1 fluid ounce triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 2 fluid ounces orange juice
  • 1 fluid ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 fluid ounce grenadine syrup
  • 1 fluid ounce 151 proof rum
  • 1 orange slice (optional)
  • 1 lime slice (optional)
  • 1 maraschino cherry (optional)

Directions

  1. Fill a hurricane glass with ice. Pour in the rum, coconut rum, vodka, gin, triple sec, orange juice, pineapple juice, and grenadine. Stir well with a bar spoon, then pour the 151 rum over the back of the spoon to float the liquor on top of the drink. Garnish the glass with orange, lime, and a cherry.
  2. Sip with a straw from the bottom for a ‘sneak up on you’ punch or sip from the top for a ‘knock you down’ twister.