Saturday, January 7, 2012

Sweet Saturday, Golden Cadillac

     The first Sweet Saturday post of 2012. What kick ass post to start the new year off right? I've got options. Mom's Maple Cheesecake, Barb's Chocolate Pecan Caramel Cheesecake, Marlyn's Barzipan Squares, her Peanut Butter Mice Cookies. So many sweet bits of deliciousness.

     I've eaten so much over the holidays. My house is still littered with boxes of truffles, cookies, squares and even more treats. You really can have too much of a good thing. How to combat sweet overload? Post a cocktail recipe, that's how. You can never have too many of those, right??

Frozen Golden Cadillac

Golden Cadillac
1 oz Galliano
1 oz White Creme de Cacao
1 oz cream
1/2 cup of ice

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
Shake until well mixed
Strain into a martini glass

     That is the classic recipe. I've made them like this but never drank them like this.

     The easiest way to make them is to combine everything and serve it in an old fashioned glass. I sub the 1 oz cream for 3 or 4 oz of milk. Too much chocolate? or vanilla? just play with the amounts of liqueur a little until you have what you like.

     You can make the classic recipe but instead of shaking it, blend it in a blender for a frozen cocktail. Sub the cream and ice for a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream. Perfection.

     Never had Galliano? It's an herbal liqueur. Top note of vanilla with a hint of anise and ginger for a finish. Paired with the Creme de Cacao you have a drink tasting of chocolate and vanilla, with a hint of licorice and ginger as an after taste. Just think how elegant 2012 will be serving this swishy after dinner drink. That's me, all class.

     There you go Rorybore, enjoy.


  1. ROFL, glad I could be of assistance

  2. Okay, so I stop over here, even though I really don't "blog" over the weekend, and I see this post. Hearing about vanilla or chocolate ice cream is the last thing I want to think about right now. I'm sorta trying to lose 25lbs and this isn't helping. ha!
    I'll try back again on Monday. Unless I'm in a sugar coma by then.
    Your New Friend, m.

  3. LOL, Thanks Mark, for breaking the "no blogging on the weekend" rule
    I may be the enabler, but I'm not making you actually drink the stuff. There has to be diet ice cream out there somewhere. If not there's just a little more of you to love. Remember, it's all how you spin it.
    See you Monday, coma not withstanding.


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