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Lightning McQueen Moonshine Recipe

Lightning McQueen Moonshine Recipe

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Cars 3 is due to hit theaters soon and we have something for Owen Wilson (Lightning McQueen).
This zippy cocktail is sure to please all race fans! OK, moonshine sounds more like a Mater thing, but the sparkling ruby color can only be attributed to McQueen…
What you need:
To Make Cherry Moonshine
  • 2 – 32 oz jars of Just Tart Cherry Juice
  • 2 – 15 oz cans dark cherries in heavy syrup
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. of vanilla
  • 500 ml Everclear
Directions:
Using a large pot, add the cherry juice, cherries, and sugar and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
Remove the pot from heat and let cool to room temperature. Let cool for 25 minutes.
Once it is cool, add vanilla extract and Everclear.
Carefully pour into LARGE mason jars.
Add the rest of the cherries evenly between the jars.
Place the lid and make sure it is secure tightly
Store in the refrigerator.
Cocktail:
3oz Cherry Moonshine
3oz Sprite
Red sanding sugar
Simple syrup
Directions:
Add simple syrup to a plate, set to the side.
Add pink sanding sugar to a plate
Then roll rim of the glasses in the simple syrup then into the pink sanding sugar
Fill your glasses full with ice
Now pour in your moonshine and top with sprite
Yield: 1 serving

Lightning McQueen Moonshine

Lightning McQueen Moonshine

This zippy cocktail is sure to please all race fans! OK, moonshine sounds more like a Mater thing, but the sparkling ruby color can only be attributed to McQueen.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 – 32 oz jars of Just Tart Cherry Juice
  • 2 – 15 oz cans dark cherries in heavy syrup
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 500 ml Everclear

Cocktail:

  • 3 oz Cherry Moonshine
  • 3 oz sprite
  • Red sanding sugar
  • Simple syrup

Instructions

Using a large pot, add the cherry juice, cherries, and sugar and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
Remove the pot from heat and let cool to room temperature. Let cool for 25 minutes.
Once it is cool, add vanilla extract and Everclear.
Carefully pour into LARGE mason jars.
Add the rest of the cherries evenly between the jars.
Place the lid and make sure it is secure tightly
Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 3790Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1224mgCarbohydrates: 922gFiber: 22gSugar: 849gProtein: 12g

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