Pink Cadillac Cocktail

by Amy Stafford on June 15, 2013

San Francisco

Two weeks ago we went out west and had a fantastic two days walking the streets of San Francisco.  We rode the trolly, walked up California Street (huffin’ and puffin’), had tea with Uncle G at Vital Tealeaf in China town, ate at Nob Hill cafe (that is some delicious italian food) and met some lovely people.  It was a wonderful city and we all wished we could have had more time to explore.  Sigh, I guess we will just have to go back….

San Francisco is known for its amazing cocktails and the Pink Cadillac is direct from San Francisco.  This cocktail gets its name because of the top shelf  liquors used to make it; hence ‘Cadillac’.  Strong and delicious, a true representation of the wonderful city of San Fran.

Pink Cadillac

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Pink Cadillac

Pink Cadillac Cocktail
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Serves: 1
  • 2 ounces of tequila
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice (1/2 lime)
  • ¼ ounce Chambord
  • Lime wedge
  1. Cut a wedge from lime, set aside. Fill martini shaker with fresh ice and add tequila, Cointreau and Lime Juice. Shake to cool. Pour into a margarita or coupe glass. Top with Chambord and lime wedge.
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Ron from Sunny Florida June 15, 2013 at 10:52 am

Oh yes, the Pink Cadilac…D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!!!
Here in Sarasota, Fl. we get a twist on this tasty beverage at Mi Pueblo, our favorite Mexican Cantina and taco bar. (Excellent sellection of Tequilas ).
I know their secret, but of course I am not at privilege to share…But if you are ever in Sarasota, Fl. visit Mi Pueblo and try one, or three!!! ;)


Amy Stafford June 15, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Delicious and Dangerous, three of those and you would be driving me home! Have a great weekend.
xo, Amy


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