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THE NORTH POLE COCKTAIL This Christmas cocktail combines your favorite flavors of the season. Extra chocolatey with a hint of peppermint and ginger, this Christmas twist on a chocolate martini is perfect for sipping in front of a roaring fire. INGREDIENTS o . vodka tsp. ginger o . ahlua or more to taste cup heavy cream or whole milk tbsp. chocolate syrup hipped cream candy canes and tsp. vanilla extract crumbled gingerbread for serving tsp. molasses METHOD • In a cocktail shaker combine the vodka, Kahlúa, chocolate syrup, vanilla, molasses, and ginger. Shake until well combined. • Add ice and shake again. • Strain into 4 glasses. • Top • off each glass with heavy cream. Dollop with whipped cream and garnish as desired. Re f lectionsMediaCommunications.com 89