Pumpkin Spice Rum Cake with Boozy Cream Cheese Icing

Pumpkin Spice Rum Cake with Boozy Cream Cheese Icing

It’s officially Autumn! Even though it still feels like the heart of summer down here in Texas, we are ready to nosedive into to Pumpkin Spice everything. For most people, this time of the year gets people thinking about holiday shopping, baking, and a strong cocktail to deal with the accompanying stress.  This dessert is a mix of both pumpkin spice and something extra nice… RUM!

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Boozy No Bake Key Lime Pie Cheesecakes

Boozy No Bake Key Lime Pie Cheesecakes

Summers in Texas are HOT. We’re pretty sure it has been 100+ degrees every day of July. Anytime you can avoid heating up the kitchen, it’s a win (maybe that is why BBQ is so popular in this state?!?). We decided it was time to make an easy, no bake dessert! This summer we teamed up with Blue Chair Bay Rum to create some fun recipes and the minute we saw their key lime cream rum, we knew we needed to make a dessert with it!

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Mo-heat-o Cocktail Recipe

Our friend Sophie introduced us to a new cocktail mixer called Owls Brew and we are hooked! Owls Brew is a low calorie mixer comprised of flavorful tea, agave, and water. That's it! You can simply mix the Owls Brew with the liquor of your choice, but we wanted to take our favorite cocktails and give them a low-cal flavor upgrade.

mojito cocktail recipe with owl's brew

This is our twist on the mojito. We used the Wicked Green Owls Brew because it comes with a habanero kick, so we’ll call this one a Mo-heat-o. J A traditional mojito is made by muddling sugar with lime juice and mint leaves. We substituted the sugar for the slightly sweet Owls Brew, but it you want a sweeter cocktail go ahead and mix some sugar back in.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Wicked Green Owl’s Brew
  • 1.5 oz white rum
  • 12 sprigs of mint
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional)
mojito cocktail recipe tea-infused owl's brew

Use a muddler to smash together the lime juice, mint leaves, and sugar if you'd like.  Add the rum and Owls Brew, cover with another glass and shake until cold and well mixed. Garnish with mint leaves and a lime wedge. 

If you are wondering where to find The Owls Brew, you can buy it online or click here to find them in retail locations.