Invented in the 1880s, candy companies now produce nearly 35 million pounds of the corn candy each year. So spot on, one sip of this cocktail might make you forget you aren’t actually eating candy corn, you’re drinking you little Goblin. Russian Standard Vodka nicely to the kettle-corn infusion, and this cocktail will really pop on your pages, with its orange and yellow ingredients.
Candy Corn Cocktail Recipe
1 1/2 oz. Candy Corn-infused Russian Standard Vodka **
1/2 oz. Moscato wine (sweet dessert wine)
3/4 oz. home-made citrus peel grenadine syrup**
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake very well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
*to make candy corn-infused Russian Standard: for every 750ml bottle of Russian Standard, add in 1 cup cande corn and allow to infused in an airtight container for approx. 24 hrs. Fine strain candy corn and re-bottle. Store in fridge.
**to make grenadine syrup: for every 1 cup of POM wonderful pomegranate juice, dissolve 1 cup granulated sugar over stove top. Once dissolved, add in the skins of 1 orange and 1 lemon and simmer for 10 mins. Remove skins and chill syrup.