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Cinnamon Bam

No recipe image available.This liqueur is a high-proof rendition of cinnamon schnapps. It's dubbed 'Cinnamon Bam' because it has a real kick.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 bags Celestial Seasonings Bengal Spice Tea
2 cups water
1/2 pound red hots (little red cinnamon-flavored candies)
1 dried cayenne pepper or pinch of ground cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups pure grain alcohol or 100-proof vodka
6 drops red food coloring

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine water, tea bags, and cayenne in saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; then remove tea bags and whole cayenne pepper (if using). Add red hots and stir until dissolved. Let stand until just warm.
  2. Pour into a clean 1-quart container. Add alcohol or vodka and food coloring. Cover and let age for a least 1 month before serving.

Makes 1 quart.