Like a fancy eggnog. The perfect drink to have while the kids are asleep and its time to wrap your presents on Christmas eve or any other time of the year!
30ml reishi gingerbread cordial (see recipe)
45ml vanilla vodka
60ml oat milk
1 cup ice
whipped coconut cream
In a cocktail shaker add the cordial, vodka, oat milk, salt and ice and shake enthusiastically for 1 minute. Strain and pour into a chilled martini glass and top with whipped cream, caramel sauce, biscoff crumbles and a flower. Yum!
Reishi Gingerbread Cordial
The smell when making this cordial is just like christmas! Use as a cocktail mix, ice-cream or pancake topping or as a sweetener for iced coffee or chai.
2 cups brown sugar
1 1/2 cup white sugar
4 cups water
1 Tbsp whole cloves
6 cinnamon sticks
1/2 Tbsp mixed spice
1 Tbsp dried ginger
50g dried reishi mushroom (or 1 tbsp powdered)
200g fresh ginger, finely chopped
Add all ingredients to a saucepan and bring up to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer 2 minutes with the lid on then turn off. Cool with the lid on then strain through muslin. Pour into clean bottles and store in refrigerator for up to 1 month.