Amazing Asian Cocktail with Lychees, Apples, & Raspberries
This Asian Cocktail with Lychees, Apples, & Raspberries is my favorite cocktail! It is a wonderful surprise of bright, sweet and tart combined with a nice alcoholic kick.
Prep Time 15minutes
Total Time 1hour14minutes
Author Cara Kretz
1navel or Valencia seedless orangepeeled and segments removed from the membranes
1pint(approx 1 1/2 cups) fresh raspberries, rinsed. Reserve some for garnish
1Honeycrisp Applepeeled, cored and thinly sliced
1/2cupbourbonMaker’s Mark preferred
1/2cupfresh lemon juice or Italian Volcano Organic Lemon Juice
1(20 oz can)lychees in syrup
Add the following to a large glass pitcher that is approximately ½ gallon or holds at least 10 - 12 cups: orange segments, sliced apples, raspberries, sake, bourbon, lemon juice, triple sec, sugar and lychees with their syrup. Gently stir to dissolve the sugar.
Cover the top of the pitcher with plastic wrap and allow the mixture to chill in the refrigerator at least 1 -2 hours. The flavors will meld nicely.
When ready to serve, stir both bottles of chilled Riesling into the pitcher. Ladle 1 cup of the cocktail with some of the fruit into wine glasses. Add 3-4 ice cubes. Garnish with fresh raspberries.
Serve immediately. Enjoy!
Note: An Asian Pear works well, if you can find one, to replace the apple.