Executive Chef Admir Alibasic, of Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse in Old Town Scottsdale, shares the cool and tasty Candy Cane Blitz-tini. The invigorating, cocktail costs $12.95 (or $7.95 during happy hour) — or you can whip one up at home for holiday guests.
1 ½ ounces vanilla vodka
1 ounce crème de menthe
2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
½ candy cane, crushed
Drizzle of red peppermint syrup
1 candy cane for garnish
In a shaker tin, add ice, vanilla vodka, crème de menthe and white chocolate liqueur, and shake vigorously. Strain into a candy cane-rimmed martini glass and drizzle peppermint syrup on top. Garnish with a candy cane.
Ben & Jack’s is at 4180 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale. For information, go to BenAndJacksSteakhouse.com.