Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart
Colin O’Neill created this lush, nutty dessert cocktail for a Valentine’s Day menu. “I’ve always liked decadent and sort of sweet drinks,” he says. “It’s not really a guilty pleasure because I’m not ashamed of it at all.” Slideshow: Rum Cocktail RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
Raspberry Syrup: In a medium saucepan, combine 4 ounces water with 3/4 cup superfine sugar and 1 1/2 cups raspberries. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes, smashing the raspberries. Remove from the heat and let stand for 30 minutes. Strain the syrup into a jar, cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days. Makes about 8 ounces.