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Super sexy biscuits recipe
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Super sexy biscuits recipe

RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesChocolate biscuitsI was trying another recipe when I realised I did not have enough ground almonds but I had already started. So I made different biscuits adding some almond paste left over from Christmas and what a surprise - super sexy biscuits.Recipe by:Hampshire, England, UK1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 12 180g butter, melted120g caster sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extract2 tablespoons golden syrup50g ground almonds80g almond paste (marzipan left over from Christmas)1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 egg, beaten240g plain flour50 g desiccated coconutwhite choc chips (optional)MethodPrep:15min ›Cook:12min ›Extra time:15min › Ready in:42minMelt the butter and beat with sugar, vanilla, almond extract and syrup.

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Rum Blends Belong in Your Mai Tais. Here's Why.

The Mai Tai is one of those cocktails, along with classics such as the Daiquiri, Margarita, Martini and Old Fashioned, where the quality of its execution signals the proficiency of the person who makes it. It’s the calling card for many cocktail enthusiasts and bartenders at Tiki cocktail bars because it serves as a sort of quality assurance check: If it’s built properly and balanced, then another cocktail round is in the cards, but if it turns out subpar, then the guest is best advised to move on to wine or beer.
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9 Perfect Punch Recipes for a Serious Party

A party is a great opportunity to show off your bartending skills, right? But nothing puts a damper on a home-thrown shindig more than having to make each guest their own drink. One by one. All night long. The solution to this common party problem is simple: Make punch.Punch began its serious comeback when folks realized these large-format cocktails have a long history––one that has nothing to do with the spiked party bowls of high school days past.
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Mimosa

Bring elegance to any brunch.2 ounces orange juicesparkling wine, chilledPour the orange juice into a Champagne flute.Fill with sparkling wine.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.It& 39;s not the worst.Sure, this will do.I& 39;m a fan—would recommend.Amazing! I love it!Thanks for your rating!
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4 Riffs on the Reverse Vodka Martini to Try Now

A note to Vodka Martini drinkers who allow nary a whiff of vermouth to touch their lips: You’re barely drinking a cocktail, let alone a Martini. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. But, if you’re in the mood for a less potent drink, why not flip the script?A Reverse Vodka Martini, in which the ratios of vodka and vermouth are switched, might be the answer you didn’t know you were seeking.
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Kumquat Smash

Created by Dimitris Kiakos of The Gin Joint in Athens, Greece, the Kumquat Smash muddles the small yet flavor-rich citrus fruit into a refreshing gin base.3 kumquats, halved2 ounces Hayman& 39;s Old Tom gin2/3 ounce fresh lemon juice1/3 ounce Luxardo maraschino liqueurGarnish: kumquatsIn a shaker, muddle the kumquats.
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Mink Coat & No Manners

A dressed-up tequila shot that& 39;s ready to go out.3/4 oz Green Chartreuse, chilled in the freezer3/4 oz Don Julio blanco tequilaGarnish: Cayenne pepperAdd the Green Chartreuse to a sherry copita glass.Float the tequila on top and garnish with a pinch of cayenne pepper.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.
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Backyard Iced Tea

Drink this easy-to-make rum cocktail on the lawn, porch or patio.2 oz Spiced rum1 oz Unsweetened iced tea2 oz LemonadeGarnish: Lemon wedgeAdd all the ingredients to a highball glass filled with ice.Garnish with a lemon wedge.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.It& 39;s not the worst.Sure, this will do.
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5 Modern Takes on the Reverse Manhattan

Just because the classic brown-spirit cocktail is always stirred doesn’t mean it has to be strong. Manhattans that switch the amounts of whiskey and vermouth flaunt all of the flavor without the heady proof. But the Reverse Manhattan itself is nothing new. 19th-century cocktail lovers would likely have just called it a Manhattan––cocktail historians say vermouth was featured more prominently in drinks back then, including in the whiskey classic.
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Monte Cassino

Two French liqueurs plus American rye and lemon juice equals one fine drink.3/4 oz Bénédictine3/4 oz Yellow Chartreuse3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice3/4 oz Rittenhouse RyeGarnish: Lemon twistShake all the ingredients with ice.Fine strain the mixture into a chilled coupe or small cocktail glass.Garnish with a lemon twist.
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White Russian

The White Russian is both decadent and easy to make. Combining vodka, Kahlúa and cream and serving it on the rocks create a delicious alternative to adult milkshakes.The White Russian came about in the ’60s when someone added a bit of cream to the Black Russian. It would be a great story to say that the White Russian’s star rose from that point on, but unfortunately that would not be true.
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Whiskey Sour

Spirit, citrus and sugar—the original big three—come together in the Whiskey Sour, whose history stretches back to the Lincoln administration. Few drinks in the cocktail canon are as quick to satisfy and endlessly mutable as the Whiskey Sour. Add a flourish to any component, and you have your own personal spin on the classic.
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Vertigo

Get dizzy with this Averna and lemon cocktail.2 oz Averna amaro1/2 oz Lemon juice4 oz Ginger aleGarnish: Lemon and lime wheelsAdd the ingredients to a highball glass filled with ice.Garnish with lemon and lime wheels.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.It& 39;s not the worst.Sure, this will do.
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Barents Sea Collins

Go on a tour of northern Europe.1 oz Linie Aquavit1 oz Stolichnaya Vodka3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice3/4 oz Simple syrupClub sodaGarnish: Lemon wedgeAdd all the ingredients except the club soda to a shaker and fill with ice.Shake, and strain into a highball or Collins glass filled with fresh ice.Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wedge.
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