Recipe

Emeril's Ruby Red Rocket Cocktail

  • Yield: 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • Coarse brown sugar crystals, optional garnish to coat rims of the glasses
  • 1 1/2 ounces Absolut Citron vodka, or regular vodka
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 3 ounces Ocean Spray Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice Blend
  • 2 teaspoons CrËme de Cassis, Framboise or Chambord liqueur
  • Candied orange slices, optional garnish

Directions

  • If desired, wet the rim of a tall martini glass, then dip in the coarse brown sugar crystals.
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, triple sec, and juice with crushed ice.
  • Shake well for 30 seconds, then strain into the prepared martini glass. Gently add the Crème de Cassis, allowing it to drop to the bottom of the glass.
  • Garnish with a candied orange slice, and serve.