I was never a big Pumpkin anything lover, until one person totally converted me when she introduced me to her special Pumpkin Brandy Cheescake!
One bite and I was totally converted and a believer that plain ole pumpkin can be taken to new heights :-).
Of course I had to pair this lovely cheesecake with a Pumpkin Pie Spice Martini! Cheers……
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 3 cups vanilla or orange vodka or Pumpkin Vodka (if using Pumpkin Vodka you can use plain simple syrup)
- Cranberry-flavored seltzer, chilled
FOR THE PUMPKIN SIMPLE SYRUP – In a small casserole , mix together the sugar and pumpkin pie spice with 1 cup water. Bring it to a boil, then remove from the heat, and let it cool for an hour.
In a pitcher, add the vodka and half the simple syrup. Stir until blended. Add the cranberry seltzer and pour into chilled martini glasses. Add more pumpkin simple syrup, to taste, if necessary.
It looks so delicious! <3