How to Make a Royal Widow Cocktail

Royal Widow Cocktail, at times known as the mixed double, is a perfect blend of the same quantity of the Crown Royal whiskey and amaretto. The key to delicious Royal Widow Cocktail is the fine quality amaretto. You can consider some popular amaretto brands, including the Lazzaroni Amaretto, Disaronno Originale, and the Francoli Liquore Amaretto etc.

Royal Widow Cocktail is perfect drink to be served in any type of party or get-gather. It takes no time to prepare this cocktail but its long-lasting taste will be remembered by your family or guests. You can enjoy this amazing duo cocktail straight up or on the rocks. It is better to sip it and enjoy rather than downed in one.

The famous variations of the Royal Widow Cocktail include, Widow’s Cork Cocktail,  Godfather Cocktail, Godmother Cocktail, and the French Connection Cocktail, ABC Cocktail, and Goddaughter cocktail etc.

If you are really impressed and want to make a Royal Widow Cocktail at your home, then follow the given below easy steps:

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Serving Size: 01
Utensils: Cocktail Glass, Cocktail Shaker

– (1 part) amaretto
– (1 par) Crown Royal Whiskey
– Ice Cubes or Cracked Ice
– Maraschino cherry or any other fruit wedge for garnishing – optional


  • 1

    Place your martini long stem cocktail glass in refrigerator for few minutes if serving chill.

  • 2

    In the mean time, take a medium cocktail shaker and place ice cubes or cracked ice in it.

  • 3

    Pour in 1 part of amaretto and top it with 1 part of the Crown Royal Whiskey.

  • 4

    Now, seal the shaker tightly and shake it for approximately 2 minutes until it gets smooth.

  • 5

    Remove the martini long stem cocktail glass from refrigerator and strain the Royal Widow Cocktail into it.

  • 6

    Garnish your cocktail with a fresh maraschino cherry and sip it slowly, enjoying the bitter almond heat.

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