Holiday Spice Martini

Holiday Spice Simple Syrup


1 cup water

1 cup sugar

1 chai tea bag

1 Tbsp cloves

4 cinnamon sticks

4 6-inch orange rind peels


Combine all ingredients in heavy bottom sauce pan and simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes.

Remove from heat, strain and allow to cool completely.

Save cinnamon sticks and orange peels for later use.


Wrap orange peels around cinnamon sticks and bake in 350 degree oven for 5 minutes.


1 oz Galliano

1 oz Navon French vanilla liquor

1 oz half and half

1 Tbsp holiday spice simple syrup


Dip a chilled martini glass rim in a cinnamon sugar mixture.

Pour ingrdients over ice in shaker.

Shake wll and strain into chilled martini glass.

Place garnish on edge of glass.


Culinarily yours,

The Tandem Tasters

Maralyn Hill & Brenda Hill

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