Testa Dura

This cocktail's aroma and flavor remind mixologist Richard Boccato of zabaglione, an Italian dessert sauce made with egg yolks, sugar and sweet wine. His grandmother made it for him when he visited her in Italy.

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  • 1 ounce spiced rum
  • 1 ounce añejo rum
  • 1/2 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce heavy cream
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 cherry, pitted
  • Ice
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
  • 1/2 ounce cane syrup or Rich Simple Syrup

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all of the ingredients except the cherry, ice and garnish; shake well. Add the cherry and ice and shake again. Strain into a chilled red wine glass; garnish with the nutmeg.
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