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Blueberry, Dark Cherry and Calvados Cocktail
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Blueberry, Dark Cherry and Calvados Cocktail

Calvados and Dark Cherry Cocktail: A next-level cocktail recipe made with apple brandy, tequila and homemade blueberry simple syrup. Garnished with a mint leaf, it is not only delicious but also visually impressive. If you are new to apple brandy-based drinks and in need of a creative cocktail, give this dark cherry and Calvados cocktail recipe a try.
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Keyword calvados cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 coupe glass
Calories 1463kcal

Ingredients

For the Blueberry Honey Syrup:

  • 1 ½ cups of water
  • 1/3 cup (113 gr.) honey
  • 1 cup (250 gr.) Demerara sugar
  • 2-3 black peppercorns
  • 3-4 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 cups blueberries rinsed

For the cocktail:

  • 1 drop of orange citrate
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 oz Blueberry Honey Syrup
  • 1/4 oz dark cherry liquor - Heering
  • 1/4 oz almond-flavored crème liquor – Crème de Noyaux
  • 1/2 oz apple brandy - Calvados
  • 1/2 oz egg white
  • 1 oz Tequila Cabeza
  • ½ cup ice
  • 1 fresh mint leaf

Instructions

To make the blueberry honey syrup:

  • Place all the ingredients into a saucepan, bring it to a boil and let it simmer 10 minutes.
  • Place the mixture into a blender and blend until smooth. Strain through a fine strainer and set aside to cool.

To make the cocktail:

  • Place all the ingredients in to a shaker and shake vigorously until frothy.
  • Add in the ice and continue to shake for 45 more seconds.
  • Strain it through a strainer into a coupe glass.
  • Garnish it with one mint leaf. Serve.

Notes

The leftover blueberry honey syrup can be kept in the fridge in an airtight jar up to a week to make more of this cocktail later or to use it in other cocktails.

Nutrition

Serving: 1coupe glass | Calories: 1463kcal | Carbohydrates: 339g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 321g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg