The Gingerbread Man

Sip warm and comforting spices throughout the Christmas season.

Food + Drink Cocktail of the Week Koelen Andrews

This article was published on December 15th, 2016

The Gingerbread Man Christmas cocktailCinnamon, cloves, and ginger are just a few of the spices that come together to create warm and comforting smells throughout the holiday season. Their aromas fill the air. Throughout the holidays it’s tradition for families to bake and decorate gingerbread houses and gingerbread men, just as it is for adults to gather around enjoying their own Gingerbread Man cocktails.

  • 1 ½ oz Stoli Vanil
  • 1 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz milk
  • ½ oz cream
  • 1 oz ginger syrup

Shake all ingredients over ice. Pour into a gingerbread cookie rimmed glass. Garnish with a gingerbread man cookie.

Ginger syrup:

  • Course chopped, fresh ginger
  • Orange slice
  • ¾ c sugar
  • ¾ c water
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Pinch of each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves

Place ingredients into sauce pan. Bring to boil. Cook for 15 minutes. Strain into container. Let syrup cool completely.

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