Have a Thanksgiving Drink, a Welcoming Pumpkin Cocktail


A Thanksgiving drink made with pumpkin and vodka. Just the cocktail for the holiday.

Ingredients, serves 1
1 cup of pumpkin chunks
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger, about an 1 inch
1 1/2 ounces vodka
1 1/2 ounces sparkling water
orange peel twist for garnish

In a saucepan add 1 cup of pumpkin chunks with about 2 inches of water and bring to a boil. Turn to low heat and cover until it’s completely soft. Puree in a food processor until it is soft enough to pass through a sieve.

In small saucepan bring sugar and water to boil, add the grated ginger and 4 tablespoon of the pumpkin pure. Simmer until all its dissolved. Let cool and store in a refrigerator.

Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add 1 1/2 ounces of vodka, 1 ounce of pumpkin syrup, 1 1/2 ounces sparkling water. Shake well and serve in a cold glass. Garnish with a twist of orange peel.

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