Cherry Lane Cocktail Recipe

Cherry Lane Cocktail Recipe

There’s a soft way to say it, but the Cherry Lane cocktail is made with cherry vodka, lemon juice, Benedictine herbal liqueur, and simple syrup. Combined with sweet and sour flavors, the Cherry Lane cocktail brings out the aromatic taste of Benedictine. A mix of 27 herbs, spices, and peels, Benedictine liqueur adds a subtle taste of licorice, while sweet spices add smoothness. Cherry Lane makes a perfect cocktail for dinner parties as well as spring celebrations. If you really want an authentic glass of martini, garnish it with fresh cherries.

Tips

  • The season for cherries lasts from May to August. If you cannot find fresh cherries, brandied cherries or high-end or homemade maraschino cherry preserves are the next best alternative.
  • You should stay away from those red neon maraschinos. If that’s your only option, you could go without a garnish or replace the Benedictine with a lemon twist.
  • Instead of Benedictine, you might want to choose another herbal liqueur like Drambuie or Yellow Chartreuse. Another Benedictine alternative would be honey liqueur, such as Bärenjäger, or amaretto or Frangelico, which have a similar sweetness and nutty flavor

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Cherry Lane Cocktail Recipe cocktail is 3 out of 10.

Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Cherry Lane Cocktail Recipe cocktail is 268 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Cherry Lane Cocktail Recipe cocktail is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

Glass

  • cocktail glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 3/4 oz Bénédictine Liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz cherry vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 1 dash bitters
  • 2 pcs cherry (for garnish)

Steps to Make It

  • Pour the cherry vodka, Bénédictine Liqeuer, lemon juice, simple syrup, and bitters on a cocktail shaker.
  • Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass.
  • Finish it with skewered cherries. Serve and enjoy.

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