The holiday season is in full throttle. It’s not too late to make drinks that will knock the socks off of your merry visitors (and yourself too, why lie?). I’ve been enamored with Chef Michael Voltaggio since he made his debut on Top Chef with his equally endearing brother. His restaurant in LA, ink, is beyond delectable. He and his merry elves (in this case the talented women beyond the bar, Gabriella Mlyncarczyk and Brittini Rae) have created pure winter wonderment. Plus, I got them to share some super secret recipes. Now we’re talking.
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Exclusive Panettone Egg Nog Recipe (Thank you, Gabriella!!!)
1 large pannetone cake
1 bottle brandy
6 large eggs separated
1/2 cup cream
1 1/2 cups milk
Powdered sugar to taste or simple syrup ( 1:1 ratio sugar to hot water)
1 cup fermented Apple cider
1/4 teaspoon clove
Nutmeg to garnish
Soak pannetone in brandy for 24 hours. Strain off.
Whisk egg whites to stiff peaks put aside
Throw everything else in bowl including brandy and whisk together. Sweeten to taste. Fold in egg whites gently. Pour into glass and garnish with fresh nutmeg
Makes about 12 depending on how u portion it.
Let me know how if you are able to replicate this ridiculously awesome drink. Catch me on twitter @SkateMamas