Toffee Cocktails: Sweeten Up Your House Party With 5 Recipes
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Dessert cocktails have been all the rage in recent times – giving one both – a reason to unwind and indulge. Whether it is the broodingly bitter espresso martini or a sweet, Irish coffee liqueur spiked drink topped with whipped cream – the spectrum of sweet cocktails is unexplored when it comes to the slow-cooked, caramel notes of toffee. Having a host of drink options to use up your bottle of toffee syrup, is a great way to spruce up drinks that are otherwise considered classics.

Toffee Apple Martini

A traditional cocktail which combines the rich sweetness of toffee with the crispness of fresh apples, this martini is a great way to kick off your parties. Potent with vodka, apple schnapps, apple juice and a generous drizzle of caramel syrup makes up the Caramel Apple Martini. Shake well with ice, strain into a chilled martini glass and add a thin slice of apple for a sophisticated garnish.

Caramel Pecan Old Fashioned

This caramel-infused version of an Old Fashioned is a must-try for those who value its classic appeal. Start by mingling sugar and bitter in a glass followed by a pour of caramel syrup and your preferred bourbon. Add a final splash of water and garnish with caramelised pecans to get a crunchy, toffee texture.

Toffee Cold Chocolate

Find relief from the heat with a mug of this toffee-flavoured cold chocolate delight. Indulge in the creamy richness of chocolate infused with a generous splash of toffee liqueur. Top it off with a dollop of whipped cream, a sprinkle of cocoa powder and a drizzle of caramel for a decadent treat that will bring back some fond memories.

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Toffee Spiced Rum Punch

Transport yourself to the Caribbeans with this rum punch that has a touch of toffee syrup. Blend the rich flavours of spiced rum, pineapple juice, a touch of cinnamon and splash of toffee syrup. Garnish with a slice of fresh pineapple and a sprinkle of nutmeg for a cocktail that evokes visions of palm trees swaying in a tropical breeze.

Toffee Bourbon Old Fashioned

For aficionados of classic cocktails, the toffee bourbon old fashioned is a refined choice. Muddle brown sugar and a dash of bitters in a glass, add a measure of bourbon and finish with a drizzle of toffee liqueur. Garnish with an orange twist and a maraschino cherry for a sophisticated drink that exudes timeless elegance.