Summer cocktails

Cocktail snow cones: Sidewinder Fang Tiki Cone, bottom, consisting of two types of rum and passion fruit, and Lost Cause Tiki Cone, coconut based with rum and aquavit are cocktail snow cones on the menu at Son of a Gun restaurant. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

 

Total time: 8 minutes

Servings: 1 snow cone

Note: Adapted from Daniel Warrilow of Son of a Gun. This recipe requires a snow cone or shaved ice maker.

1 ounce aquavit, preferably Krogstad

1 ounce rum, preferably Banks 5 Island

1 ounce coconut syrup, preferably St. Vincent

1/2 ounce lime juice

1/2 ounce lemon juice

1 slice lemon, for garnish

1 Maraschino cherry for garnish

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the aquavit, rum, coconut syrup and lemon and lime juices. Shake quickly to chill. Strain over shaved ice in a snow cone cup. Garnish with a lemon and cherry flag.

Each cocktail: 216 calories; 0 protein; 22 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 cholesterol; 20 grams sugar; 1 mg sodium.