Woohoo! It’s Friday! Can you believe we’ve finally made it. With the type of week it’s been for me, I am thrilled to be seeing the weekend again and you know, I could use another one of these!
Between recovering from surgery, an insane amount of papers and to-do’s on my 9-5 desk, and my son’s kindergarten shots (which gave him a reaction of a patchy rash all over), you could say my week has been a little trying. I had everything out last night to start baking something delicious, and then the Wife and I started chatting, and then the rash came up, and we had to rush back to the Doctors, which I don’t necessarily live close to. And the drive back in a very windy rain storm was not my cuppa tea.
So if you’ve had a week like I have, this is the recipe for you! Or maybe if you just think it looks good!
It is delicious and absolutely summery. If you haven’t tried Pinnacle’s Cake Vodka, I highly suggest it! You add it to orange juice, and it tastes like an orange creamsicle. You add it with a little bit of espresso, and you have an espresso cake! The possibilities are endless.
I am sad to say, but as April comes to a close, this is my last lemon recipe for the month. I sure do hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have. I can say that maybe I’m a little tired of lemons, so it’s a good thing it is about the end of the month!
If you would like to go back to see all the lemon recipes and articles I featured, here they are for you, and soon I will be making a page on the site that groups each monthly ingredient and their posts all in one place. I will let you know once that is active and ready to go. In the meantime, if you missed anything lemon related, here they are in all their glory:
Lemon Meringue Pie Martini
2 oz Pinnacle Cake Vodka
1 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1 oz half and half or cream
Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass. Top with whipped cream.
It’s that easy!
Yes, I am completely aware that this is not a martini glass. I grabbed what was easiest. Ok ok, the truth comes out – I don’t actually have any martini glasses, but I’m not picky the shape of my glass. As long as the contents are deLISH!
Doesn’t that just look refreshing?!
Also, I was talking to my sister who doesn’t drink alcoholic beverages. We were trying to come up with a virgin drink that would taste similar. I’ve gotta give her all the credit for this one, and I haven’t tried it out myself, but what if you took a couple scoops of cake batter ice cream and a bit of lemon juice. Blended it up and topped it with whipped cream? I’m fairly sure you’d have a lemon meringue pie milkshake! Try it out… let me know how it turns out.
Alright my friends, it is time for me to face the day. I hope your week has gone well and that your weekend forecast includes warmer weather than we have this weekend. Yes, we’re back to cooler temps.