Orange Spiced Pumpkin Pie Martini

Orange Spiced Pumpkin Pie Martini
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Orange Spiced Pumpkin Pie Martini
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Orange Spiced Pumpkin Pie Martini

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin. From your coffee to your pie, it’s all about fall’s favorite gourd. You love the flavor,  but did you know that pumpkin can actually aid digestion and boost immunity? It is also high in beta-carotene, which helps protect against UV rays. Toast to healthy skin and eyes when you make this seasonal spiced pumpkin martini. 

Ingredients

½ ounce tangerine vodka, such as Skinnygirl

1 ounce pumpkin pie vodka, or vodka infused with pumpkin pie spice

2 ounces pumpkin purée

½ ounce light half & half

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 cinnamon stick

Pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, or pumpkin pie spice

Directions

Pour vodkas, pumpkin purée, cream and sugar in a blender and mix on low until well mixed.

Pour into a chilled glass and garnish with spices and cinnamon stick. 

Orange Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Orange Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.