A Black Cherry Breezer recipe generally includes the combination of Smirnoff black cherry vodka, grenadine and fresh lemon juice. It is one of the best possible options to entertain unexpected guests as it takes just two minutes to prepare. In addition to that, all the ingredients of black cherry breezer are simple and easily available in the market. This recipe makes only one drink but customize the ingredients according to your requirement. It is better to serve this refreshing drink in a martini glass to give it an attractive look. If you are thinking to try this drink in your upcoming party or gathering, then given below is the step by step black cherry breezer cocktail recipe:
Ingredients (makes 1 drink and takes just 2 minutes)
- 2 oz Smirnoff black cherry vodka
- 1/4 oz grenadine
- Dash of lemon juice
- Crushed ice
- Maraschino cherry for garnishing purpose
Before doing anything else it is a good idea to first wash your hands and the entire work surface that you are going to be using to prepare this cocktail. Remember to also clean the shaker and the other glasses or utensils that you will also be using. Try to make this a habit as having clean utensils and work areas are important to avoid unnecessary health issues later on.
Take a martini glass and place it in your refrigerator to chill. Meanwhile, grab a cocktail shaker or an electric blender and fill it with crushed ice. Pour in 2 oz Smirnoff black cherry vodka, 1/4 oz grenadine and Dash of lemon juice. Blend or shake them at high speed for few seconds until all ingredients mix properly. Remember if you want your cocktail to be a little lighter then you can always reduce the amount of vodka that you put in it. This will not ruin the taste of the cocktail as the other ingredients will cover up for this.
The Black Cherry Breezer is almost ready. Strain your drink in an already chilled martini glass filled with ice cubes. Be careful while straining as you do not want to spill any of this delicious cocktail on the floor or table.
Garnish the martini glass with a maraschino cherry and serve chilled. You can also use lemon or lime wedges for garnishing purpose as their yellow colour along with the dark red colour of Black Cherry Breezer gives a perfect look. It is entirely up to you as to how you want to serve or garnish this fantastic cocktail.