Pumpkin may be the most popular scent/flavor when it comes to Fall, and for great reason! The fruit (yes, fruit) is so versatile and can be used in cocktails and desserts alike! We have a delicious round up below of pumpkin offerings for you to try this season. Check them out!
by Marta De La Cruz Marrero, Food & Beverage Operations ManagerBurlock Coast (The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale)
1/12 oz Crop Spiced Pumpkin Vodka
1 oz Fresh Espresso
¾ oz In House Made Vanilla Syrup*
In a shaker add fresh espresso, crop spike pumpkin vodka and vanilla syrup.
Shake and strain into martini glass.
Garnish vanilla bean and ground espresso.
Burlock Coast (The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale)
1/4 cups water
2 vanilla bean
2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Put 1/4 cups water and 2 vanilla bean in a blender and blend until the vanilla bean is ground up.
Pour through a fine-mesh strainer into a small saucepan.
Then add 2 cups sugar and ¼ teaspoon salt to the saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar is dissolved and all the ingredients are mixed together.
Combine all ingredients except marshmallow into a shaker with ice.
Shake vigorously and strain into a glass.
Top with marshmallow and torch with kitchen torch (if available).
2 oz Tequila Blanco
.75 oz Cointreau
.75 oz Lime Juice
1 oz Pumpkin flavored syrup
Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
Shake vigorously and strain into a cinnamon chili sugar-rimmed glass with ice.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Lightkeepers (The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami)
2 cups all-purpose flour
1.5 cups granulated sugar
1 tsp baking soda (sifted to get rid of lumps)
2 tsp baking powder
2.5 tsp cinnamon
3 large eggs, room temp
1 cup oil (vegetable)
1 can (15 oz) pumpkin puree (or make your own) 1 – pinch of nutmeg
Combine all dry ingredients. Combine all wet ingredients.
Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well.
Make sure all is incorporated and there is no visible lumps.
Pan spray or butter your baking pan.
Place on a preheated 350° oven.
Bake for 40 minutes.
Place on cooling rack , make sure cake is cool before adding frosting*.
Forbici Modern Italian
1 package (8oz) Cream Cheese, room temp, cut into quarters
1 stick (8 Tbsp) unsalted butter butter, room temp
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp real vanilla extract
2 tsp real vanilla extract
1 1⁄4 cup Pecans, toasted and finely chopped
1 cup Light Brown Sugar
1⁄2 cup Heavy Cream
1⁄2 cup Unsalted Butter
1⁄4 cup Light Corn Syrup
1⁄4 teaspoon Salt
1⁄4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1⁄4 teaspoon Baking Soda
4 tablespoons Four Roses Bourbon (Or whatever is desired)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Put brown sugar, heavy cream, unsalted butter, salt, and cinnamon to a small sauce pot.
Bring to a boil, constantly stirring for 2 minutes, until mixture as thickened.
Remove pot from heat, whisk in baking soda (mixture will bubble up, be cautious).
Add bourbon, vanilla, and pecans, stir well.