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Candy Cane Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Candy Cane, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Peppermint Schnapps, Creme De Cacao, Grenadine, Half-And-Half, or 7-Up, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Candy Cane Cocktail Description

The Candy Cane falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Highball glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

The Candy Cane is not just a cocktail, it’s an art form. With 5 ingredients including Peppermint schnapps, Creme de Cacao, Grenadine, Half-and-half, 7-Up, it invites you into a world of exquisite flavors and textures. This cocktail stands as a symbol of creativity and sophistication. Enjoy similar experiences with cocktails like Mutated Mothers Milk, Long Kiss Goodnight Martini, Polar Bear #3.

Candy Cane Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Candy Cane, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 3/4 oz Peppermint schnapps
  • 3/4 oz Creme de Cacao
  • 1/4 oz Grenadine
  • Half-and-half
  • 7-Up
  • 22 ml Peppermint schnapps
  • 22 ml Creme de Cacao
  • 7 ml Grenadine
  • Half-and-half
  • 7-Up

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Candy Cane Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Candy Cane cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by carefully combining the following ingredients: 3/4 oz Peppermint schnapps, 3/4 oz Creme de Cacao, 1/4 oz Grenadine, Half-and-half, 7-Up. Once blended to perfection, pour into the highball glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Candy Cane Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
500.0 0.0 125.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Candy Cane are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Candy Cane Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Peppermint Schnapps, Creme De Cacao, Grenadine, Half-And-Half, and 7-Up.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Candy Cane.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Candy Cane cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Peppermint Schnapps 183 times 1.12%
Creme De Cacao 259 times 1.58%
Grenadine 582 times 3.56%
Half-And-Half 155 times 0.95%
7-Up 244 times 1.49%

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Candy Cane FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Candy Cane Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Candy Cane.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Candy Cane?
  • A: The ingredients include Peppermint Schnapps, Creme De Cacao, Grenadine, Half-And-Half, and 7-Up, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Candy Cane cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Highball glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 940 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 5.75% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Candy Cane cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Candy Cane is the perfect addition to any occasion.

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