This article was published on December 4th, 2017
Run, run as fast as you can, you can’t catch him, he’s the gingerbread man. Make like the sprinter of the holiday season and relive your childhood by incorporating a Gingerbread man (or house) building party into your Christmas calendar. Gingerbread houses and gingerbread man cookies are fun to make and the process of creating them can easily be turned into a gingerbread man making party!
Invite some friends over, grab the gingerbread man building essentials, turn up the Christmas music, and sip on the delicious new Gingerbread Man Martini. Made with a delicious, easy-to-make, homemade gingerbread simple syrup, The Gingerbread Man Martini is soon to be your new favourite holiday pastime. Stoli Vanil, Irish cream, half and half, and a dash of coffee liquor, shaken with gingerbread syrup, make up the perfect holiday ingredients for the perfect holiday cocktail: The Gingerbread Man Martini.
Don’t run around like a crazy person this Christmas. Host your own mini holiday party, relax, and enjoy the Gingerbread Man Martini.
What you’ll need:
- 1 oz. Stoli Vanil
- ¾ oz. coffee liqueur
- ¾ oz. Irish cream
- 1 oz. gingerbread simple syrup
- 2 oz. half and half
Add all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Next, strain the contents into a martini glass rimmed with gingerbread cookie crumbs. Top the Gingerbread Man Martini with whipped cream. Serve with a gluten-free gingerbread man cookie.
- ½ cup water
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 4 tbsp. molasses
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
Heat all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat for five minutes. Let this mix cool. Store and refrigerate in a sterilized glass jar for up to three days.