Kahlua Drinks

Sombrero

Spanish Moss

Spanish Moss

1 oz. Kahlua
4 oz. milk

Serve on the rocks.

Spanish Moss

This recipe comes from the makers of Kahlua.

1 oz. Kahula
1 oz. tequila
½ oz. green crème de menthe

Shake with cracked ice, strain into wine glass and serve with 1 ice cube.

Kahlua and Brandy

Pour equal parks Kahlua and brandy or cognac over ice.

Sangria

Sangria1 gallon burgundy (or other red wine of your choice)
1 quart club soda
1 pint brandy
Sugar to taste, usually 1 cup or more
Sliced oranges, lemons and limes (at least 3 of each)

Marinate fruit slices in brandy and sugar overnight. Add burgundy and let sit 1 hour. Add club soda immediately before serving.

Chicharrónes Fingidos

For those like me who don’t eat pork, these faux cracklings are a decent substitute.

IMG_3656Makes 4 dozen
4 egg whites
3 c. sifted flour
1 pkg. yeast
2 T. water
3 c. shortening
6 egg yolks
1 c. brandy
2 c. oil for frying

Beat egg whites and 1 tablespoon flour until stiff. Dissolve yeast in water and then add to egg whites. In separate bowl, cream 1 cup shortening. Add egg yolks, whites, remaining flour and brandy. Mix well to form a soft dough. Bake in a greased loaf pan 30-40 minutes in a 350-degree oven. Remove from oven; cool.

Cut into 1/8-inch thick slices and deep fry in 2 cups hot shortening or oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.