Hot in the City

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Prep Time:
5 minutes

Carrie and her girlfriends never imagined a Cosmo like this one! It's based on star-bartender Dale Degroff's original recipe from the Rainbow Room, but with a spicy, sexy addition.


1 or 2 Lindsay® Hot Chili Peppers
1/2 tsp coarse sugar (such as turbinado or demarera sugar)
1-1/2 oz lemon vodka
1/2 oz Cointreau (or other orange liqueur)
1 oz cranberry juice
1/4 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
lemon twist, for garnish
Lindsay® Hot Chili Peppers, for garnish


In a mixing glass, muddle the hot chili pepper(s) with the coarse sugar until the pepper is a rough pulp and the sugar is dissolved. Add the remaining liquid ingredients; Shake with ice and strain through a fine strainer into chilled glass. Garnish with a lemon twist or another Hot Chili Pepper.

Nutrients Per Serving:

Calories: 168
Calories from fat: 0
Total fat: 0
Monounsaturated fat: 0
Cholesterol: 0
Sodium: 2.7mg
Total Carbohydrates: 9.4g
Dietary Fiber: 0
Protein: 0.1g

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