This dessert style cocktail is quite tasty, even for those without a huge sweet tooth. Amaretto provides nutty sweetness without going overboard. The bottom of the martini glass is kissed with the taste and glow of maraschino cherry rounding the entire cocktail out rather nicely.
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake – adapted by Cheri Loughlin
1 measure Vanilla Vodka
1 measure Amaretto
1/2 measure Licor 43
1 measure Pineapple Juice
1/2 ounce Myers’s Dark Rum
Maraschino Cherry Garnish
Combine vodka, amaretto, Licor 43 and pineapple juice in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into chilled cocktail glass with cherry placed in well of glass. Top with dark rum. Notation:Vanilla Vodka may be increased to 1-1/2 measure to cut a fraction of the sweetness.
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