7 Best Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Recipes & Mixed Drinks

Last Updated on March 31, 2023 by Lydia Martin

Captain Morgan reveals its unique variation from the classic flavor combinations with its newly launched expression– the Cherry Vanilla Spiced Rum.  

This Cherry Vanilla rum from Captain Morgan is not just a perfect addition to classic drinks but also crafted to match with lots of mixers and make new cocktails to deliver new experiences. 

If you want to experiment with new flavors, check out these Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla recipes.  

Top 7 Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Cocktail Recipes

1. Cherry Vanilla Bombshell 

man holding Cherry Vanilla Bombshell drink with liquor bottles on the background

Combine the sweet, bitter, and spice flavors in this delectable experimentation. Shake or stir it up, then strain it into a cocktail or coupe glass.

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins. 


  • 1oz Bitter Aperitivo
  • 1oz sweet vermouth
  • 1oz Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla

Instructions: In your cocktail shaker with ice, mix all the ingredients. Shake until chilled and strain into your cocktail or coupe glass. If desired, garnish it with cherry soaked in rum

Serving: 1

2. Cherry Vanilla Cola Float

Cherry Vanilla Cola Float, with Bottle of  Captain Morgan and bowl of cherries

This cola float will surely leave your palate satisfied with some booze from the Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla rum. 

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 


  • 1.5oz Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla
  • 12oz Cola
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • Cherry vanilla syrup
  • Cornflake bark
  • Maraschino cherries 

Instructions: Pour Captain Morgan into your float glass and add the cola. Top it with the scoops of vanilla ice cream and drizzle it with vanilla syrup. Garnish it with cornflake bark and cherries. 

Serving: 1

3. Cherry Vanilla & Pineapple

Cherry Vanilla & Pineapple Cocktail Drink on a table

This drink is a daring twist on a traditional cocktail and could be your new favorite sunny day refreshment.

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins.


  • 4oz pineapple juice
  • 1.5oz Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Spiced Rum
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry

Instructions: In your highball glass, combine Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla and pineapple juice over ice. Garnish it with pineapple wedge and cherry. 

Serving: 1

4. Cherry Vanilla Butterscotch

Cherry Vanilla Butterscotch Cocktail Drink

This recipe is a must-try for any occasion. It’s quick and easy to make so that you can enjoy it at home any time. 

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 


  • 1tsp chocolate syrup
  • ½ cup vanilla ice cream 
  • 1 cup of Cherry 7Up
  • 2tbsp Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 2tbsp Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Rum

Instructions: In your serving container, combine rum [1] and butterscotch schnapps, then top it with cherry 7Up. Stir to mix, then add the ice cream and chocolate syrup. 

Serving: 1

5. Cherry Vanilla & Lemonade 

3 Glasses of Cherry Vanilla & Lemonade 

Try this recipe using the Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla rum and mix it with freshly made lemonade for an energizing feel. 

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins. 


  • 30ml grenadine
  • 30ml lemonade
  • 30ml lime
  • 60ml Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Rum
  • Vanilla bean 

Instructions: In your highball glass half-filled with ice, mix grenadine, rum, and lime. Pour the lemonade on top and garnish it with the vanilla bean.  

Serving: 1

6. Cherry Vanilla & Cream Soda

Cherry Vanilla & Cream Soda Cocktail Drink

A tasty blend of spices and fruit juices, Cherry Vanilla & Cream Soda, gives off a refreshing, creamy feel that’s perfect for any occasion.

Prep Time: 1 min.

Total Time: 1 min. 


  • 2oz. Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Rum
  • 4oz. Dr. Pepper Cream Soda

Instructions: Put some ice cubes in your cocktail glass, pour the rum, and top it with cream soda. Stir gently to mix and enjoy. 

Serving: 1

7. Cherry Cheesecake 

glass of cherry cheesecake cocktail

Want the sweetness of cheesecake in your drink with a little booze? Try this Cherry Cheesecake cocktail with the addition of Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla rum. 

“Among the expected glories of the Constitution, next to the abolition of Slavery was that of Rum.”

— George Clymer, Former US Representative

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins. 


  • 1 1/4oz Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Rum
  • 1-dash grenadine 
  • One can of cranberry juice
  • 1 can 7Up or Sprite
  • cherries

Instructions: In your cocktail glass, mix all the ingredients. Stir to combine and garnish it with cherries. 

Serving: 1


What would you mix Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla with?

You can mix Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla with cream soda, soft drinks, lemonade, fruit juices, bitters, and even ice cream. 

What does Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla taste like?

Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla delivers the signature taste of the brand’s spiced rum with creamy vanilla richness, dark cherries sweetness, and spice notes, creating a spin on classic drinks. 

Is Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Limited Edition?

Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla is a limited-edition release of the brand. At 750ml bottle, it is still available across the US and Canada [2] until the end of the promotion. 

What is Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla’s alcohol content?

The alcohol content of Captain Cherry Vanilla is 60-proof or 30% ABV, similar to other flavored spirits. So, it is an excellent mix of cocktails or any mixed drinks. 

Key Takeaways 

This new take from Captain Morgan features cherry-vanilla flavors that are surely a hit with drinkers, especially those who love cocktails and mixed drinks. 

If you want something new besides the usual cocktail drinks, try any of these recipes with the Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla Spiced Rum. 

From the Cherry Vanilla Bombshell to the Cherry Cheesecake recipe, all are great-tasting that even rum snobs will make a turn to know more about rum. 



Lydia Martin

Lydia Martin hails from Redmond, Washington, where you’ll find some of the best cocktail bars and distilleries that offer a great mix of local drinks. She used to work as a bar manager in Paris and is a self-taught mixologist whose passion for crafting unique cocktails led her to create Liquor Laboratory. Lydia can whip up a mean Margarita in seconds! Contact at [email protected] or learn more about us here.

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