Pumpkin-Tini

Pumpkin-Tini

Portón Pisco

If you're looking for a fall flavored cocktail to get you through all of autumn, this pumpkin-tini is the one. 

Ingredients

For the pumpkin-infused Portón

  • medium sized Sugar Pumpkin
  • 1/2  whole vanilla bean
  • 1/2  whole nutmeg
  • cinnamon stick
  • 20  whole cloves
  • bottles of Portón Pisco

Directions

For the pumpkin-infused Portón

Cut off all outer skin of pumpkin and the cut the pumpkin into cubes and separate seeds and non-usable pieces.

Take vanilla bean and cut in half horizontally. Place all ingredients into a large glass jar, and store warm.

After 2 days, remove the cinnamon stick (as it will overpower infusion).

After 4 days, remove ingredients, strain through a cheese cloth, and return to empty bottles or clean glass container.

Shake pumpkin-infused Portón over ice and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with apple slice.

Pumpkin Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Pumpkin Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.