No Joke

Contributed by: Author Mark Addison

No Joke

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The Joker’s red, white and green clown-like makeup is the inspiration for this layered cocktail that only looks menacing but tastes like a delicious peppermint patty confection.



4-oz shot glass

bar tools


measuring jigger


1/4 oz Grenadine

1/4 oz Green crème de menthe

1 oz White crème de cacao

1/2 oz Heavy cream

1 oz Vodka


  1. Well chill all ingredients prior to combining.
  2. Pour grenadine into shot glass.
  3. Use a measuring jigger to precisely measure out the ingredients.
  4. Slowly pour crème de menthe over the back of a teaspoon against the inside of the shot glass to layer the ingredients ion top of each other so they do not combine.
  5. Continue with the remaining ingredients in the order listed until you have 5 distinct layers.
  6. Drink entire shot glass at once to fully enjoy the flavor combination!

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