Red Lotus Cocktail Recipe

Red Lotus Cocktail - Easy Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Sweet, simple and refreshing, the Red Lotus mixes vodka with cranberry and lychee for a cocktail that is just a little different and oh-so-good. Shannon Graham
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  • Total: 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 cocktail (1 serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
256 Calories
0g Fat
23g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 cocktail (1 serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 256
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
Calcium 1mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The distinct flavor of the lychee fruit is the star of the Red Lotus cocktail. It is a very simple mixed drink that you may quickly find becomes a new favorite.

Here, a sweet lychee liqueur is used to accent the cranberry. It's an interesting play of flavors that is both intensely sweet and delicately refreshing. It is also just a little different from many of our favorite vodka cocktails, so it's a nice drink to break up any routine.

I like to garnish a Red Lotus with three pitted lychees skewered on a cocktail pick. You can also stuff the lychee with cranberries or blueberries (similar to this eyeball garnish, without the 'gore').

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. ​Pour the ingredients into a ​​cocktail shaker with ice.

  3. Shake well.

  4. Strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass filled with ice.