2012-09-19-maplecocktail-586x322Want to enjoy your brunch in a glass? This delicious maple syrup cocktail is sweetened with maple syrup and garnished with waffles and bacon bits- no element of your beloved Sunday brunch will be left out…

Maple Syrup Cocktail

• 1 oz. dark rum
• 2 oz. Irish Cream
• 1 tsp. maple syrup
• 2 oz. milk
• ¼ cup crumbled bacon bits
• 2 mini Bisquick frozen waffles

Cook a few pieces of bacon, let them cool, then crumble into small pieces. Using the waffle recipe on the back of the Bisquick box, make mini waffles to garnish and dip into the cocktail. Add the Irish Cream, milk, rum and maple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for a few seconds until the ingredients are combined. Strain the cocktail into a martini glass. Sprinkle a few bacon bits on the top. Add two waffles onto a skewer and place in the cocktail to garnish.

Recipe and pic from Tablespoon

Jack Rabbit Cocktail

For a full-on-fall drink, try a Jack Rabbit Cocktail. Everything about this drink screams autumn. If you can’t find apple jack, try it with apple brandy.

• 2 oz. apple jack
• ½ oz. maple syrup
• ½ lime juice
• ½ lemon juice

Shake with ice and strain. Garnish with an apple wedge.

Recipe from WSJ

Vermont Sipper

Vermont is the home of maple syrup- no wonder there’s a maple infused drink named after it. This Absolut drink will make you feel like you’re right there in the midst of a Vermont fall day.

• 1 part Apricot Brandy
• 1 part Gin
• 1 part Benedictine DOM
• 1 part Calvados
• 1 part Maple Syrup

Fill a shaker with ice cubes, add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Recipe from Absolutdrinks