The MmmmHmmmm Recipe

The MmmmHmmmm Recipe

With bananas, vanilla, and allspice, this drink from Suzanne Miller of Clock Bar in San Francisco is reminiscent of a holiday smoothie—though homemade toasted pecan infused Rye makes it much more fun.

Note: DuBois Cane Syrup can be purchased online at

  • Yield:1
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • For Toasted Pecan Infused Rittenhouse Rye
  • 2 cups toasted pecans
  • 750 mL Rittenhouse Rye
  • For Cocktail
  • 1/3 of a fresh ripe banana
  • 1 1/2 ounces Toasted Pecan Infused Rittenhouse Rye
  • 3/4 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1/2 ounce DuBois Cane Syrup
  • 1/2 barspoon St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
  • 1/4 ounce Nocino Walnut Liqueur
  • Crushed ice


  1. 1.

    To Make Infused Rye: Place toasted pecans and rye in a large glass jar. Let rest for 2 days. Strain before use.

  2. 2.

    To Make Cocktail: Place banana in a cocktail shaker and muddle. Add rye, vodka, cane syrup, and Allspice Dram. Fill with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass.

  3. 3.

    Fill rocks glass with crushed ice. Float Nocino on top of drink and serve.