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Jolly Rancher Vodka Chocolate Cherry Bomb

January 10, 2014

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TGIF! Today, I’m excited to announce my partnership with Temptation Candy. I’ll be bringing you three candy inspired posts over the next few weeks. First up, Chocolate Cherry Bombs made with Cherry Jolly Rancher infused vodka. Chocolate covered fruit has always been one of my favorite treats so when I was asked to create a recipe using Jolly Ranchers, chocolate covered cherries was the first thing that popped into my mind. Creme de Cacao liqueur lends a deep chocolatey flavor while cherry infused vodka and Grenadine keep this cocktail light and fruity. Cheers friends, happy Friday! -xo

P.S. Temptation Candy is giving special discounts to Love+Cupcakes readers. Details at the end of the post.

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Candy infused vodka couldn’t be easier to make. Simply dissolve hard candy pieces in vodka over night and voila! Note: Don’t bother using a top-shelf vodka for this infusion, a mid-range spirit will do just fine. 

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Jolly Rancher infused Chocolate Cherry Bombs
Makes 1 Cocktail
INGREDIENTS
2 ounces Cherry Jolly Rancher infused vodka (instructions above)
2 ounces white Creme de Cacao
2 ounces Grenadine
Chocolate syrup (like Hershey’s) and chocolate sprinkles to rim the glass
Maraschino cherries for garnish
SPECIAL TOOLS
Cocktail shaker
DIRECTIONS
Pour a small amount of chocolate syrup and sprinkles  into two shallow dishes. Dip the rim of your glass into the syrup then into the sprinkles. It may be helpful to “brush” the chocolate syrup on with one finger to evenly coat the rim of the glass before dipping into the sprinkles.
 Fill a cocktail shaker half way with ice. Combine vodka, chocolate liqueur, and Grenadine and shake vigorously until shaker is frosty.
Pour mixture into rimmed glass and garnish with Maraschino cherries. Cheers!
All Love+Cupcakes readers will enjoy the following Temptation Candy discount codes:

  • LOVECUPCAKES – 5% of all candy (Good until the end of Feb 2014)
  • BABYCOMING – 10% of all orders over $75.00 (Good until the end of Jan 2014)
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Temptation Candy. All opinions, words and contents are my own.
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11 Comments leave one →
  1. January 10, 2014 11:34 am

    Love the sprinkled rim!

  2. January 10, 2014 12:24 pm

    What a great idea – I love how festive it looks!

  3. January 10, 2014 2:28 pm

    very pretty and im sure it tastes great :) Steph x

  4. January 11, 2014 1:30 am

    The sprinkle rim looks very pretty!

  5. January 11, 2014 8:53 am

    Yes!! I wish it was 3 weeks earlier. My friend Jarrett would have killed for a bottle of this for Xmas. I guess it’s better late than never.

  6. January 11, 2014 3:10 pm

    Wow, what a great idea!

  7. sillimi permalink
    January 11, 2014 8:30 pm

    oh my gosh it looks so good!!! definitely trying that on my next weekend w/ my best friend!

  8. Christine & Shannon permalink
    January 12, 2014 7:34 am

    These are so cute! And I love jolly ranchers…gotta try this asap.

  9. January 14, 2014 12:42 pm

    This makes me want to have a “classic rock’n’roll songs” themed martini party. Great idea!

  10. January 15, 2014 9:56 am

    Oh I definitely will be trying this out! Who doesn’t love cherry jolly ranchers! :) Thanks for sharing! The presentation is perfect!

  11. January 24, 2014 8:23 am

    Reblogged this on tabithaclarke.

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