By The Duchess, 19th June 2015

Top 5 Martini Recipes

Celebrate Martini Day with The Glass House Girls

Celebrate Martini Day with The Glass House Girls

Martinis… be they shaken or stirred, there is no wrong way to drink a Martini. There are however many more variations than most of us will realise. So with that in mind, The Glass House Girls have put together a list of the very best Top 5 Martini recipes. So sit back and relax, and ask the barman to whip you up one of these fancy delights.

The Chocolate Martini
Quinn Dombrowski

Quinn Dombrowski

Ingredients:
1 ounce white crème de cacao
2 ounces of the very best Vodka
1 ounce chocolate liqueur (Godiva is the best, but Swiss chocolate liqueur is equally good)
Garnish:
chocolate straw

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Method:
Place all ingredients into a shaker and shake vigorously.
Serve in a Martini glass and garnish with a delicate chocolate straw.
Add a little crushed ice if you prefer the drink chilled.

The Classic Martini or The 007
Colby Stopa

Colby Stopa

Ingredients
2 ounces Extra Dry Gin
½ ounce Dry Vermouth
Garnish:
olives

Method:
Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well.
Serve chilled in a chilled Martini glass and add crushed to taste.
Top with a couple of olives and enjoy.

German Chocolate Martini
Quinn Dombrowski

Quinn Dombrowski

Ingredients:
1 1/2 ounces Malibu coconut rum
1 1/2 ounces chocolate Liqueur
1 1/2 ounces cherry Vodka
Garnish
chocolate shavings

Method:
Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously.
Strain into a chilled Martini Glass.
Sit back and dream of the Black Forest! Enjoy.

Peach Pomegranate Martini
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Ingredients
1 1/2 ounces pomegranate Vodka
1 1/2 peach Vodka
1 ounce peach Schnapps
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 ounce orange juice
Garnish
cinnamon stick

Method
Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously.
If you want to add a little sparkle to your drink, coat the rim of your glass with cinnamon sugar.
Strain ingredients into the chilled Martini Glass and top with a single cinnamon stick.

Caramel Apple Martini
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Ingredients:
2 ounces caramel Vodka
2 ounces Apple Cider
1 ounce butterscotch Schnapps
Garnish:
1 slice of apple, caramel sauce and cinnamon sugar.

Method:
Coat the rim of your Martini glass with cinnamon sugar.
Add all the ingredients into the cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously.
Strain into a chilled Martini Glass and top with a slice of fresh apple and a generous drizzle of caramel.

So… which one will you be indulging in?

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