Drink Me | Cheeky Gateaux [Recipe]

Brimming with ripe berries including Tasmanian blackcurrants and just a hint of chocolate, this cocktail recipe simply cries out to replace dessert (or at least accompany a fudgy brownie). Perhaps sip a few of these while you bake a sacrilegious-yet-delicious version of Black Forest Cake; sans the traditional cherries and kirsch but with added black fruits and cassis!

Inspired by Marionette’s Dry Cassis taking out the Champion Liqueur title at the 2019 Australian Distilled Spirit Awards, Captain Baxter‘s resident “cocktail slinger” Rebecca Beckett has created this Cheeky Gateaux cocktail recipe and kindly shared it with us today.

– Cheeky Gateaux –

– Ingredients –

30ml Marionette Dry Cassis
30ml Irish whiskey
15ml raspberry puree
15ml lemon juice
30ml cranberry juice
10ml vanilla sugar syrup
3 dashes Fee Bros. Aztec Chocolate Bitters
Crushed ice
Cinnamon quill, blackberry, and a spring of mint, to garnish

– Method –

Add all ingredients – except ice and garnishes – to a rocks glass. Stir well to combine. Top with crushed ice. Add garnishes.

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