Pink Lady Classic Cocktail | A Vintage Mixed Drink Recipe
Dry gin plays a prominent role in this crisp vintage drink, but fresh lemon juice and grenadine provide a nice balance leaving us with a cocktail that is both a little tart and slightly sweet. The most succulent part of the classic Pink Lady cocktail is its texture or shall I say her texture? A shaken egg white yields a nice frothy texture, and when combined with a touch of heavy cream, this Pink Lady transforms into one creamy, luxurious party queen! Affiliate links, such as Amazon, help to support my site. A small percentage of any purchase you make through my links will go toward buying ingredients and supplies to keep my blog up and running. Happy shopping! I first came across this delicious Pink Lady classic cocktail when my husband and I were throwing back a few stiff ones out in San Francisco in celebration of our wedding day.
Try the Delicious Pink Lady, She's Not as Sweet as She Looks
According to the Royal Cafe Cocktail Book of , it is made with a glass of gin, a tablespoon of grenadine, and the white of one egg, shaken and strained into a glass. Some authors argue that the "real" or "original" pink lady differs from the Clover Club by adding applejack to mix, which provides the Pink Lady with its own distinct flavour. In New Orleans, this version was also known as Pink Shimmy. In some recipes, the cream is not added to the basic form, but simply replaces the egg white, and sometimes lemon juice is added as well.