Milk Punch

I cannot tell you how thrilled I was when my friend Karen Colvin shared this recipe from Green Pastures Restaurant. I spent many years going to Green Pastures as a child. The grounds are spectacular – peacocks roam the acreage. The food is delicious – fantastic petite rolls.  But it wasn’t until much later in life that I realized they had a spectacularly delicious drink called …

Milk Punch

It is so creamy. Course, it’s also got a little punch. Not too overwhelming, though. This year, I’ll serve it on Christmas morning (yes, always in the morning … makes for a lovely, lazy afternoon) with Kristy’s fabulous Eggs Benedict Casserole. on my grandma’s Rosebud Chintz (above). There will be loads of hot coffee and some Willie Nelson Christmas tunes. Pretty much a perfect Christmas morning.

Green Pastures Milk Punch

3 cups vanilla ice cream * 1 1/2 cups milk * 1/2 cup bourbon * 1/4 cup white rum * 1 jigger brandy * 3 ice cubes

Combine all ingredients in blender til smooth. Pop in freezer about 20 minutes. Pour in glasses and grate fresh nutmeg atop.