Bringing the Classic Australian Treat to Your Glass

The Cherry Ripe chocolate bar is a beloved treat, especially in Australia, where it’s considered one of the oldest candy bars. Imagine encapsulating those flavors in a cocktail glass: the richness of cherries, the tropical notes of coconut, and the comfort of chocolate (in the form of coffee liqueur). Well, you don’t have to imagine it anymore. Meet the Cherry Ripe Cocktail—a dessert in a glass that will make your taste buds dance.

The Story Behind the Cherry Ripe Cocktail

The Cherry Ripe bar is made of cherries and coconut covered in dark chocolate. The Cherry Ripe Cocktail aims to capture the essence of this popular treat by bringing in cherry brandy, coconut rum, and coffee liqueur. Add a splash of cream to the mix, and you have a drink that’s as indulgent as the candy bar itself.

Ingredient Breakdown

  • Cherry Brandy: The foundation of the cocktail, offering a rich, fruity base.
  • Coconut Rum: Adds tropical flair and sweetness.
  • Coffee Liqueur: Surprisingly versatile, it mimics the chocolate element in the original treat.
  • Cream: Provides the luscious texture that makes this cocktail feel like a dessert.
  • Cherries: A natural garnish that adds both color and flavor.
Cherry Ripe Cocktail
Calories: 372kcal
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
The Cherry Ripe Cocktail is a sumptuous blend that captures the flavors of the classic Australian Cherry Ripe bar. Featuring Cherry Brandy, Coconut Rum, and Coffee Liqueur, this cocktail is a dessert lover's dream. The creamy texture is achieved by adding a generous amount of cream, making it a perfect after-dinner treat. Whether you're familiar with the Cherry Ripe bar or not, this cocktail offers a delightful taste journey that blends fruity, tropical, and creamy elements into a single, indulgent drink. Garnish with a cherry or a slice of Cherry Ripe for that extra touch of nostalgia.



  • Add ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Alternatively add ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake and strain into a cocktail shaker.
  • Garnish with a cherry or a piece of Cherry Ripe.

Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 372kcal (19%)Carbohydrates: 15g (5%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 22g (34%)Saturated Fat: 14g (88%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 81mg (27%)Sodium: 24mg (1%)Potassium: 53mg (2%)Sugar: 14g (16%)Vitamin A: 900IU (18%)Calcium: 40mg (4%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail, Drink