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.
- 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.