Mary Pickford Cocktail Recipe


The Mary Pickford cocktail is a Prohibition Era cocktail made with white rum, fresh pineapple juice, Grenadine syrup and maraschino liqueur. It is served shaken and chilled, often with a maraschino cherry. The cocktail is named for Canadian-American film actress Mary Pickford (1892–1979), it is said to have been created for her in the 1920s by either Eddie Woelke or Fred Kaufmann at the hotel Nacional de Cuba on a trip she took to Havana with Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks.


  • 60 ml / 2 oz. Bacardi Superior rum
  • 45 ml / 1 ½ oz. fresh pressed pineapple juice
  • 10 ml / ¼ oz maraschino liqueur
  • 10 ml / ¼ oz. Grenadine syrup


  1. Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a marschino cherry.


  1. Bacardi white rum | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Maraschino liqueur | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Grenadine syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  4. Glasses| USA* | UK* | Germany*