The hungry couple will be heading out soon for an extended holiday
weekend of grilling and chilling. We've been having a lot of weather
lately so fingers crossed for lots of sun. Before we leave, though, we
wanted to present you with this very adult version of a summer picnic
Did you even know that they make marshmallow vodka? I sure didn't until
I saw a few mini bottles of it lying on the dining room table. And how
would they get there, you may well ask! There's a big liquor depot in
Connecticut, near one of Brian's clients, and they apparently sell tons
of different mini bottles for $1.00 each. Brian stops in there on his
way home and goes browsing through the minis. Once home, he empties it
all out on the dining room table, obviously in the belief that the
bottle fairy will come and put everything in place.
So, the bottle fairy was checking out the new minis and stopped in her
tracks when she saw marshmallow. There's only one thing I want to do
with marshmallow vodka. OK, maybe two things because it actually tasted
really good just being swigged from the bottle. But I restrained
myself because there was a liquid s'more in my immediate future.
I played around a bit with the ingredients but it was actually pretty
easy to replicate the taste of the dessert. And, I even had some
marshmallows in the house which saved me a trip to the store because
those were the only possible garnish for the glass. I really should put
a warning sticker on this, though, because it goes down way, way too
2 oz. Marshmallow vodka
1 oz. Chocolate liqueur
1 oz. Creme de Cacao
2 oz. Cream or half & half
1 oz. Chocolate, melted
1 Graham cracker
Crush the graham cracker into a shallow bowl using your hands. It's OK
if there are some chunkier pieces. Place the chocolate into a second
shallow bowl and microwave for a few seconds until melted. Dip the rim
of a martini glass into the chocolate and then into the graham cracker
pieces. Refrigerate for a few minutes to set. Add the marshmallow
vodka, chocolate liqueur, creme de cacao and cream to a cocktail
shaker. Fill with ice, shake well and pour into the prepared glass.
Spear the marshmallows on the end of a skewer or long fork and hold over
an open flame for a couple of seconds until the ends get toasted.
Thread them onto a cocktail pick and garnish the drink.