If your love is like a red, red rose, use cherry-flavored liqueur to create the proper romantic mood with this fruity cocktail.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 2


Crushed ice
tablespoons vodka
tablespoons sweet and sour mix
tablespoons cherry-flavored liqueur
Maraschino cherries

  • 1 Fill cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add vodka, sweet and sour mix and liqueur. Cover; shake vigorously until well mixed.
  • 2 Strain mixture into 2 martini glasses. Garnish with cherries.

Expert Tips

Chill glasses in advance to help keep the drinks cold longer.

You can substitute 3 tablespoons each freshly squeezed lime juice and agave nectar for the sweet and sour mix.

If you have a shot glass handy, use it to quickly measure 3 ounces for each 6 tablespoons of liquid in this recipe.