Hot in the City

Hot in the City

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.

  • prep
  • 1 servings


  • 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

Cooking Directions

  1. 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.

  2. Add the remaining liquid ingredients; Shake with ice and strain through a fine strainer into chilled glass

  3. Garnish with a lemon twist or another Hot Chili Pepper.


  • Calories168
  • Fat0g
  • Protein0.1g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Total Carbs9.4g
  • Fiber0g

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.

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