As the festive season rolls in cherries are coming into their prime. They’re are not only packed with flavour but they also evoke a sense of holiday cheer.
For us, the best drink to work with seasonal fruit is the Cobbler – a versatile and easy-to-make cocktail that serves as a perfect canvas for incorporating the rich, sweet flavours of cherries into a bar's menu.
Its basic structure – a fortified wine, fruit, and sweetener – allows for endless creativity, making it an ideal choice for showcasing seasonal ingredients. With cherries taking centre stage, the Cobbler becomes a low-cost, deliciously drinkable cocktail.
Cherry Cobbler Recipe:
90ml Økar Tropic
5 Pitted Cherries
15ml Sugar Syrup
Muddle the pitted cherries with Økar Tropic and sugar syrup in a mixing glass. Shake all ingredients over ice until well chilled. Strain the mixture into a chilled glass with fresh ice.
Garnish the cocktail with a Morello cherry for an added festive touch.
This simple Cherry Cobbler recipe showcases how effortlessly cherries can be incorporated into a seasonal cocktail menu. The combination of Økar Tropic's tropical flavours with the sweetness of cherries creates a delicious blend that is easy and refreshing.