Cake!
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Cake!
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.93 / 5
Cake is a sweet and fruity cocktail that is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. It is a delicious concoction that is packed with flavors of cherry, lemon, and ... more Cake is a sweet and fruity cocktail that is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. It is a delicious concoction that is packed with flavors of cherry, lemon, and rich cream. The drink takes on a bright pink hue, resembling a slice of a scrumptious cake. The bottom layer of the drink is created by adding a splash of grenadine, a syrup made from pomegranate juice, that adds a burst of tartness to balance the sweetness. The middle layer is formed by the addition of Advocaat, a creamy liqueur made from eggs, sugar, and brandy, that adds a velvety texture and richness to the drink. Finally, a generous amount of cherry liqueur is added to top off the drink, providing a burst of cherry flavor with every sip. Overall, Cake is a delightful and indulgent cocktail that is sure to satisfy your cravings for something sweet and delicious.
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5.79% | 2.03 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Cake! is a decadent affair that perfectly mirrors its namesake in flavor and appearance, layering grenadine, advocaat, and cherry liqueur beneath a frothy top of lemonade. Its vibrant color and sweet, fruity taste make it a delightful treat for those with a sweet tooth.

Method
How to make a Cake!

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the advocaat, cherry liqueur and grenadine to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Pour into a lowball glass
Top up with lemonade and serve
~ Recipe is enough for several glasses. ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute anything for Advocaat in the Cake! cocktail?

Yes, while Advocaat is a unique egg-based liqueur, you can substitute it with eggnog if you're looking for a similar texture and flavor profile, especially outside the holiday season. Keep in mind that the alcohol content and flavor might slightly change depending on the eggnog's ingredients.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Cake! cocktail for a party?

The Cake! cocktail, with its rich and sweet flavor profile, is best served in a lowball glass over ice to keep it chilled. For a party, consider serving it with small dessert spoons or festive straws to emphasize its dessert-like qualities. Additionally, garnishing each glass with a cherry or a small slice of lemon can add a festive touch.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes would complement the flavors of the Cake! cocktail?

Given the dessert-like nature of the Cake! cocktail, garnishing with a maraschino cherry, a twist of lemon zest, or even a small, decorative swirl of whipped cream on top can enhance its visual appeal and add an extra layer of flavor that complements the sweet and creamy characteristics of the drink.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a specific method to follow when mixing the Cake! cocktail to ensure the best flavor?

Yes, the Cake! cocktail should be prepared by first adding the cherry liqueur, grenadine, and advocaat into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well until the mixture is well chilled, then strain into a lowball glass filled with ice, and top up with lemonade. This method ensures that the flavors are thoroughly mixed and the cocktail is served cold, enhancing its taste.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

How can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Cake! cocktail?

To create a non-alcoholic variation of the Cake! cocktail, substitute the advocaat with a non-alcoholic egg nog, and use a non-alcoholic cherry syrup or juice in place of the cherry liqueur. You can skip the grenadine to adjust the sweetness as needed. Top up with lemonade as usual. This version will keep the creamy and fruity profile of the original cocktail while making it accessible to everyone.

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