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Candy Cane Cocktail

Candy Cane Cocktail

The first historical reference to the candy cane reportedly dates back to
1670, when the choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany, bent
sugar-sticks into canes to represent a shepherd’s staff. It is said that the choirmaster gave the candy canes to all of the children as a way to keep them quiet during the prolonged nativity services.


  • 1 teaspoon grenadine
  • 1 ounce peppermint schnapps
  • 1 ounce white crème de cacao
  • 2 ounces heavy cream


  1. Pour the grenadine into a cocktail glass.
  2. Shake the peppermint schnapps, white crème de cacao and heavy cream in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  3. Slowly strain the contents of the shaker into the cocktail glass, and serve.
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