Creamsicle Martini at T Cook's

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Since there's really no better accessory than a cocktail in your hand, each week Jackalope Ranch brings you a tasty adult beverage from one of our favorite drinking establishments, complete with recipe. This week: The Creamsicle Martini from T Cook's at the Royal Palms.

Nothing elicits memories of lazy summertime days quite so well as an orange creamsicle from the ice cream truck. Lucky us, T Cook's at the Royal Palms transformed this summer treat for a more adult audience (think Orange Grey Goose and Grand Marnier) to create a creamy orange cocktail that brings back those childhood memories.

(recipe after the jump)

1 1/2 oz. Orange Grey Goose
1 oz. Grand Marnier
1/2 oz. half & half or heavy cream
1/2 oz. milk
Splash of simple syrup

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain contents into a martini glass and garnish with a slice of orange. Fire up the sprinklers, slip 'n' slide, or pool jets and relive those carefree days. Just make sure to keep this frosty drink away from the kiddos.

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.