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Barm Brack
© Tina Rupp

Barm Brack

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

This creamy, spiced drink honors an Irish Halloween bread called barm brack, which contains currants and raisins. Traditionally, various objects—a coin, a ring, a pea—were baked inside the loaf as a kind of fortune-telling game.

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  1. Ice
  2. 2 ounces single-malt Irish whiskey
  3. 1/2 teaspoon St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram (rum-based allspice liqueur)
  4. 2/3 ounce Toasted-Raisin Syrup
  5. 1/2 ounce heavy cream
  6. 1 large egg yolk
  7. Pinch of salt
  8. Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Strain the drink into a chilled snifter and garnish with the nutmeg.