This cocktail recipe is a part of the #SundaySupper Movement “Holiday Music/Movie/TV Inspired Recipes” Theme. And of course I went right to my favorite holiday movie Elf, for inspiration.
If you are not familiar with the movie, I HIGHLY recommend watching it. It will become one of your favorites as well, I guarantee it. If you are familiar with it, you may remember the scene where Buddy first meets his dad and sings his version of a Christmas gram. The below recipe is my version. It can be served cold to greet your guests. Or serve it warm at the end of your meal with desert.
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The Christmas Gram Cocktail
1 Quart Eggnog
1 Vanilla Bean
1 cup Dark Spiced Rum
4 Graham Crackers
Pour quart of Egg Nog into a saucepan, add vanilla bean and heat on low for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally to release vanilla seeds into the liquid. Stir in rum. Remove from heat.
Remove vanilla bean, strain if needed, discard bean. Serve immediately to serve warm, or Chill liquid 1 hour to serve chilled.
Graham Cracker Rim:
Crush graham crackers in a large bowl with wooden spoon or in a food processor.
With remaining rum coat the rim of glass to wet and roll edge in crushed graham cracker.
Pour Eggnog and Rum combination into rimmed glasses. Top with whipped cream. Sprinkle with Graham Cracker. Garnish with Cinnamon stick.
Serve hot or cold.
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