A generous harvest from her neighbor’s nut trees led L.A. mixologist Karen Grill to make her own green walnut liqueur. She mixes it into this dessert cocktail that’s reminiscent of a boozy milkshake. The drink is equally delicious with nocino, an Italian liqueur made from unripe walnuts.
Slideshow: Bourbon Cocktail Recipes
Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
1 ounce bourbon
3/4 ounce heavy cream
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
1 large egg yolk
1/2 ounce walnut liqueur, preferably Nocino della Cristina
1/2 ounce East India sherry
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, cream, Simple Syrup, egg yolk, walnut liqueur and sherry and shake vigorously. Fill the shaker with ice and shake again. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the nutmeg.
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