Chocolate Cherry Sidecar featuring Ethel M Chocolates' Dark Chocolate Cherry Cordials

Makes one 3.5-ounce drink

 

No one can say for certain where the original Sidecar was invented, but here’s something we do know: pairing this tangy cocktail with our Dark Chocolate Cherry Cordials adds a balanced sweetness that makes it even easier to enjoy.

 

2 Ethel M Chocolates Dark Chocolate Cherry Cordial pieces

1 Maraschino cherry, for garnish

 

For the Classic:

For the Virgin:

1 ½ ounces VSOP brandy

2 ounces orange juice

1 ounce orange liqueur

1 ounce lemon juice

1 ounce lemon juice

½ ounce pure cranberry juice

 

¼ teaspoon almond extract

 

Muddle the chocolates in the bottom of a cocktail shaker until only small pieces of chocolate remain. Add the Classic or Virgin ingredients and top with ice. Shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

The chocolates in this recipe can be found here under Custom Collections. Select your box and select your chocolate pieces. 

Watch this short video on how to Design-Your-Own Custom Collection.