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Bourbon Black Forest Cocktail
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Bourbon Black Forest Cocktail

Loaded with chocolate & cherry flavours this Bourbon Black Forest Cocktail is deeply warming and pleasantly sweet. It’s a particularly stylish winter drink.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American, Worldwide
Servings: 2 drinks
Calories: 244kcal


  • 60 ml/ 4 tablespoon bourbon
  • 20 ml/ 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon cherry brandy
  • 15 ml/ 1 tablespoon brown creme de cacoa
  • 5 ml/ 1 teaspoon Kahlua

To garnish

  • float of cream (double/ heavy)
  • maraschino cherries
  • grated chocolate/ cocoa powder


  • Put a cherry into each cocktail glass
  • Put a handful of ice into a cocktail shaker or jug then add all of the alcohol
  • Stir for 20 seconds then strain into the glasses
  • Float a little double cream over the top of the cocktail (see notes)
  • Sprinkle with grated chocolate or a little sieved cocoa powder
  • Serve immediately


How to float cream: *Hold a dessert spoon over the top of the drink (almost touching it) with the rounded side facing upwards *Slowly pour the cream onto the upturned spoon. It will spread out over the top of the drink *Stop pouring when the entire drink is covered and the cream is approx 3mm deep


Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 23mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 441IU | Calcium: 20mg