Don’t Judge Me Mondays: The Carrot Cake

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I knew right away when I decided on carrot as the Flavor of the Month that I wanted to share a carrot cake cocktail.  It seemed like it would be fun capture those flavors in a drink!  This cocktail doesn’t taste exactly like the dessert but you definitely get the idea when drinking it. 🙂

Let’s get to it!

Start by filling your cocktail shaker halfway with ice.  Add your carrot juice, OJ, coconut rum, cognac, and cinnamon. I don’t have a juicer so I just bought carrot juice but you could also use your own juice if you want to make some (sidetone: those of you with juicers, are they worth having an extra appliance around?).  When I think of carrot cake, coconut, spice and raisins are the flavors (other than carrot) that come to mind so I wanted to mimic those flavors in the drink.  I used the Cognac to mimic that raisin flavor.

Pop the top on and shake vigorously for a few seconds.  Pour into a large martini glass and enjoy. I chose not to do a garnish for this drink, because I like the vibrant orange of the carrot to stand on its own.

This cocktail has a nice sweetness from the carrot that’s not overbearing and a hint of warmth from the Cognac and cinnamon.

What’s a dessert you’d like to see in cocktail form?

 

The Carrot Cake
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Ingredients

  • 4 ounces carrot juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ounce coconut rum
  • 1/2 ounces cognac
  • pinch of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Fill cocktail shaker halfway with ice.  
  2. Add carrot juice, OJ, coconut rum, cognac, and cinnamon.
  3. Pop top on and shake vigorously a few seconds.  
  4. Pour into a large martini glass.
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