Maple Nut Goodie


  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 ounce whiskey
  • 1 1/2 ounces hazelnut liqueur (such as Frangelico)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon real maple syrup
  • 4 ounces hot, strong coffee
  • 2 ounces milk
  • Butterscotch syrup

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: For the Butterscotch Syrup: Heat cream, corn syrup, and salt in a medium saucepan until it just reaches the boiling point, stirring frequently.  Remove from heat and add vanilla and butterscotch chips.  Swirl pan to completely cover chips in liquid.

Step 2: Allow chips to sit in liquid, undisturbed and away from heat, for 5 minutes.  Use a whisk to fully blend the melted chips and warm cream.  Add syrup a squirt bottle or piping bag to more easily drizzle on drinks.

Step 3: For the Cocktail: Place whiskey, hazelnut liqueur and maple syrup in a large mug.  Add the hot coffee and stir to combine.

Step 4: Froth the milk with a frother or French press.  Spoon the frothed milk on top of the drink and finish with a drizzle of butterscotch syrup.

Enjoy this cocktail, perfect for cold winter weather, from HGTV!