Adapted from Lena Abraham

This strong drink is the perfect cap to a meal, and helps makes gatherings, whether virtual or socially distanced, into an occasion. Make it extra special by DIYing rumchata and crème de cacao and sourcing local pecans from Del Valle Pecans.

Del Valle Pecan Pie Martini

Servings: 4



  • 3 tablespoons caramel sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans toasted
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream whipped
  • 4 whole pecans
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon


  • 8 ounces rumchata
  • 8 ounces crème de cacao
  • 4 ounces bourbon


  • Put caramel and toasted chopped pecans on separate small, shallow plates. To coat glasses, dip half the rim of each glass first into the caramel and then into chopped pecans.
  • Combine rumchata, crème de cacao, and bourbon in a large cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake until cold, about 30 seconds. Pour into martini glasses and top with dollop of whipped cream, a whole pecan, and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

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