Tequila, Raspberries, Two Straws, Sensual Silk Stocking Recipe from 'Gatsby Cocktails'

This teaser of a cocktail from Gatsby Cocktails, Classic Cocktails from the Jazz Age (Ryland, Peters & Small) blends tequila, raspberries and sensuality.

Silk Stocking

This tequila drink was invented during the 1920s, at a time when cocktails were often given decorative names revelling in innuendo and sensuality.


35 ml/¾ oz. tequila
15 ml/½ oz. white crème de cacao
1 barspoon grenadine
15 ml/½ oz. double/ heavy cream
2 fresh raspberries, to garnish


Serves 1 

Add all the ingredients to a blender. Add two scoops of crushed ice and blend for 20 seconds. Pour the mixture into a hurricane glass, garnish with two raspberries and serve with two straws.

(* Recipe from Gatsby Cocktails, Classic Cocktails from the Jazz Age- published by Ryland, Peters & Small, 2012- reproduced with permission)

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