How To Make A Triple Sec Cocktail

Made from dried orange peels, Triple Sec is a popular sweet liqueur with a distinct orange flavor and for those who love delicious drinks, knowing how to make a Triple Sec cocktail is key.  There are many delicious cocktails that can be made with Triple Sec.  Here are a four of the best.

Blue Sky:

  • 35 ml Cointreau orange liqueur
  • crushed ice
  • 35 ml Bols Blue Curacao liqueur
  • fill with Finches® white lemonade
  1. The trick here is to layer the ingredients.  Simply follow the order above, pouring directly into the glass.
  2. Garnish with a slice of orange on the glass. 
  3. Serve in a very large red wine glass.

 

Ice-Cream Flip:

  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 1 oz maraschino liqueur
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • 1 whole egg
  • nutmeg
  1. Shake all ingredients (except nutmeg) with ice and strain into a coupette glass.
  2. Sprinkle nutmeg on top and serve. 
  3. Of course, this Triple Sec cocktail can be enjoyed any time of the year, but this makes for a great holiday drink, and can replace eggnog at Christmas time.

 

Safari Juice:

  • 30 ml Cointreau orange liqueur
  • 30 ml Midori melon liqueur
  • 140 ml orange juice
  • 6 drops grenadine syrup
  1. Pour Cointreau and Midori melon liqueur into a mixing glass and add orange juice.
  2. Stir rapidly, three to four times, and pour into a cocktail glass.
  3. Add grenadine one drop at a time.
  4. Garnish with tropical fruits and serve. This is a great summer Triple Sec cocktail for sitting by the pool. 

 

Xaviera

  • 3/4 oz triple sec
  • 3/4 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur
  • 1/2 oz amaretto almond liqueur
  • 1 oz whipping cream
  1. Shake briefly with a glassful of crushed ice in a double-cocktail glass.
  2. Garnish with a slice of orange and a cherry.
  3. Add short straws, and serve.

 

 

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