Cacao Mint Cocktail Recipe
It's the most magical time of the year—from small gatherings with friends and family to holiday parties to just sitting around the fire pit—it's always more relaxing with a signature cocktail like this one. Made with rich cacao powder, this drink is not only delicious, it's brimming with plant-based nutrients and antioxidants to help you get through the end of holiday season!
Cacao Simple Syrup:
1 cup water
½ cup Navitas Organics Cacao Powder
¼ cup agave syrup
3 oz. vodka
1½ oz. peppermint schnapps
Crushed candy canes
Whisk together cacao simple syrup ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, making sure to whisk occasionally, for about 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Dip cocktail glasses in agave syrup (or cacao simple syrup) and rim the glasses with crushed candy canes.
In a shaker filled with ice, combine cocktail ingredients and two ounces of cacao simple syrup.
Shake and strain into decorated cocktail glasses over ice.
Makes 2 cocktails
Submitted by Jacqueline Adelson | Jackie Cooks & Drinks