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Pink Diamond

The Pink Diamond is an unapologetic frou frou drink. It’s beautiful, pink and creamy, and it tastes like a chocolate covered cherry, but a little bit lighter and less cloyingly sweet. People may turn up their noses at it, but it’s hard to imagine actually not liking the taste of it.

Pink Diamond drink with cherry and sugar rim

I love that this cocktail has tequila instead of vodka or rum. Tequila is underused in drinks that don’t contain lime – it goes very well with a lot of different flavors and textures.

Pink Diamond drink in stemless cocktail glass
Closeup of cherry and sugar rim on Pink Diamond drink


  • 1 ounce white tequila
  • 1 ounce white creme de cacao
  • 1 ounce milk
  • 1 splash grenadine syrup

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour all the ingredients in and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass. Optional: for garnish, rim the glass with sugar and add a cherry. You can also swirl chocolate syrup around the edges of the glass.