Cocktail Friday :: The American Dream

The American Dream

The American Dream is the perfect cocktail to kick-start your patriotic celebrations! This delicious concoction utilizes the fruity tastes of cherry and pomegranate while also bringing in a little sweetness from the fondant star decorations. After you’ve finished your drink, the stars offer up a sweet after treat that will leave you hungry for more.

The American Dream


  • 1 ounce PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 1 ounce black cherry rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces POM Wonderful pomegranate cherry juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh sour mix
  • White fondant stars for garnish
  • Blueberries for garnish


  1. Cut mini stars out of white fondant.
  2. Using water, gently wet the back of each star and press into the inside of a cocktail glass.
  3. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Fill a mixing glass with all ingredients and add ice to tin.
  5. Shake well and strain into the star studded cocktail glass.
  6. Garnish with blueberries on a pick.

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