Holiday Cocktails: Chai Eggnog Martini

19 Dec
A few weeks ago I taught a holiday cocktail making workshop at the fabulous Erin’s Meadow Herb Farm in Clinton, TN.  As we get closer to Christmas, I thought I’d share some of the drinks we made wit you.   First up: Chai Eggnog Martini

Chai Martini

Chai Eggnog Martini
  • mixture of 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 oz chamomile chai  vodka (recipe below)
  • 1 oz cinnamon honey (1 cinnamon stick simmered with 1/2 C honey)
  • 2 oz egg nog

Add a small bit of honey around the ring of a cocktail glass.  Dip in nutmeg, sugar and cinnamon mixture to create a ring.  Combine all in ingredients in an iced cocktail shaker.  Shake and strain into cocktail glass.  Garnish with a cinnamon stick or star anise.

Sugar Cinammon Nutmeg rim

Chamomile Spice Vodka

  • 2 C vodka
  • 3 t fresh ginger, chopped
  • 1 t coriander seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • 1 t allspice
  • 1/2 c chamomile

Combine all ingredients and let infuse for two weeks.  Strain before using.

For more recipes like this one, check out the Domesticity Page.


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