A fun, colorful layered cordial fit for a Fourth of July party!
cup (2 ounces) blue curaçao
tablespoons (1 ounce) grenadine syrup
tablespoons (1 ounce) cranberry juice
cup (2 ounces) whipping (heavy) cream
Chill cordial glasses, blue curaçao and grenadine in freezer several hours
In cup or separate glass, mix grenadine and cranberry juice; stir well.
Pour equal amounts (about 1 tablespoon) into each cordial glass.
Into each glass, gently pour 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) blue curaçao over
back of a spoon onto grenadine mixture. Gently pour 1 tablespoon (1/2
ounce) whipping cream over back of spoon onto curaçao.
Be sure to use a steady hand and a little concentration for each layer.
The trick is to remember that spirits and cordials have different alcohol
volumes. The lower the alcohol volume, the more sugar there is and the
heavier the spirit. Pour the heaviest (grenadine and cranberry juice)
followed by lighter liquids (blue curaçao and cream) to create brilliant
Smaller bottles are easier to pour from than large ones. Bottle pourers
help tremendously for controlling the flow of liquid.
Freezing the glasses and liquors ahead helps keep each layer clear.
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