Chocolate, coffee, and cherries. What a wonderful combination of flavours. The Cherry Blossom cocktail was inspired by the cherry blossom chocolates that you would find at the grocery store near the cash. Those little yellow cube boxes that contained a single piece of chocolate with some creamy cherry deliciousness inside. It was also inspired by the Espresso Martini. This delight of a drink brings the best of both worlds to your palate. Sip on its own or alongside a nice piece of warm cherry pie, this martini variation will not disappoint.
- 1 ½ oz Top Shelf Vodka
- 2 oz Cold Brew Coffee
- 2 Maraschino Cherries
- ½ oz Brown Sugar Syrup*
- 3 Dashes Top Shelf Chocolate Bitters
- ½ oz Milk or Cream (optional)
- White Chocolate Rimmer
- 1 Maraschino Cherry
Rim a Coupe glass with white melted chocolate. In a cocktail shaker, muddle 2 Maraschino cherries. Add Top Shelf Vodka, cold brew coffee, brown sugar syrup, bitters, and milk/cream. Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Double strain into the chocolate rimmed coupe glass. Garnish with a Maraschino cherry on the rim by cutting a small slit under the cherry and setting it on the rim.