Black Forest Gateau Cocktail

Black Forest Gateaux Cocktail

Featuring rich chocolate and coffee flavours cut through with the vibrant and sweet zest of cranberry and cherry, this decadent delight is a must serve at any seasonal dinner party…

Preparation time: 2min


  • 25ml bottlegreen Blackberry, Apple & Sloe Cordial
  • 25ml espresso
  • 25ml Biona cherry juice
  • 25ml cranberry juice
  • 35ml golden rum
  • 15ml Kirsch
  • 1 x teaspoon black cherry jam
  • 1 x teaspoon vegan chocolate spread
  • 5oz Martini glass
  • Cherry covered with Gold flake, to garnish

To Make:

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a shaker without ice (dry shake) and shake for 3/5 seconds.
  2. Add cubed ice and shake for 7 seconds and then strain into a martini glass.
  3. Garnish with a cherry dressed with gold flake.
  4. For a non-alcoholic version of this tipple, simply leave out the golden rum and Kirsch.

Made with bottlegreen Blackberry, Apple & Sloe Cordial with its delicious blend of hedgerow favourites including juicy blackberries, tart sloes, apple and hand-picked elderflowers. For a twist, add a dash to a classic G&T or a glass of Prosecco! RRP: £3.75, available from Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Ocado, Morrisons, Co-op and Asda.

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Allison Hay

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