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This twist on the Dark and Stormy, typically made with ginger beer and rum, gets its flavor from a spicy homemade ginger syrup. The addition of a little cream makes for a rich and milk eggnog-like cocktail—perfect for after a meal.

  • Portion size 2 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2013


Ginger Syrup:


Ginger Syrup: In saucepan, bring 2 cups water and ginger to boil; reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 2/3 cup, about 20 minutes. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Strain ginger syrup into bowl; let cool.

Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 months.

Mix together brown sugar, granulated sugar and allspice, rubbing with fingers until combined; transfer to shallow dish.

Moisten rims of 2 martini glasses with ginger syrup; dip in sugar mixture to coat. In cocktail shaker, shake together ice cubes, rum, cream and 1/4 cup ginger syrup until cold. Strain into prepared glasses.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 0 g
  • Sodium 10 mg
  • Sugars 18 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 217.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 19 g


  • Iron 1.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
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