Twinkles
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Twinkles
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The Twinkles cocktail is a fruity and tropical drink that combines the creamy sweetness of coconut rum with the delicate flavor of peach schnapps. These spirits are harmoniously blended with ... more The Twinkles cocktail is a fruity and tropical drink that combines the creamy sweetness of coconut rum with the delicate flavor of peach schnapps. These spirits are harmoniously blended with the tartness of cranberry juice and the tangy sweetness of pineapple juice to create a refreshing and vibrant mixture. The drink is typically served in a cocktail glass, highlighting its eye-catching layers, which are often finished with a dash of grenadine for added color and a hint of pomegranate flavor. The Twinkles cocktail is known for its appealing balance of flavors, which suits it for sipping on a warm day or as a cheerful addition to social gatherings.
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Coconut rum
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5.5% | 1.65 units *

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Ingredients

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30ml 1oz 3cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
120ml 4.06oz 12cl
120ml 4.06oz 12cl
Dash Dash Dash

Method
How to make a Twinkles

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add half a glass of pineapple juice, a shot of peach schnapps, a shot of Malibu and half a glass of cranberry juice to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Add a dash of grenadine and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Dash  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of rum for coconut rum in the Twinkles cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another type of rum for coconut rum in the Twinkles cocktail. While coconut rum adds a tropical flavor, you could use white rum for a more neutral taste or spiced rum for a richer, more aromatic flavor. Keep in mind that substituting the rum will alter the original flavor profile of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Twinkles cocktail to enhance its appearance?

To enhance the appearance of the Twinkles cocktail, consider adding a slice of pineapple or a maraschino cherry on the rim of the glass. A sprig of mint or an orange twist can also add color and a fresh aroma. For a more dramatic effect, a small drizzle of grenadine on top will create a beautiful gradient.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Twinkles cocktail for an optimal tasting experience?

The best way to serve the Twinkles cocktail for an optimal tasting experience is chilled, in a cocktail glass. Make sure to shake the ingredients with ice to cool the drink thoroughly and then strain it into the glass to avoid dilution. Serving it cold enhances the flavors and makes it more refreshing.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Twinkles cocktail, and how can it be made?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of the Twinkles cocktail by substituting the coconut rum and peach schnapps with coconut water or coconut-flavored syrup and a peach-flavored syrup, respectively. Use the same amounts as the alcoholic ingredients to maintain the cocktail's flavor balance.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What type of occasions is the Twinkles cocktail best suited for?

The Twinkles cocktail, with its vibrant colors and tropical flavors, is best suited for summer parties, beach gatherings, or any casual event where a fun and refreshing drink would be appreciated. Its visually appealing presentation also makes it a great choice for celebratory occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries.

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