The classic martini is one of the most well-known cocktails worldwide; it comes in various forms, from the classic martini to the espresso martini. But what if I told you there was another form? One with a Christmas twist! Gingerbread season is now in full swing and with it comes the urge to make gingerbread cookies, cakes, pies, but what about cocktails? That's where the gingerbread martini comes in! Let us introduce you to a delicious festive drink for everyone's favourite time of year! Did you know the original food pairing for gin was gingerbread? This gingerbread gin cocktail is a treat for your tastebuds.
How To Make A Gingerbread Martini
Our gingerbread martini recipe will get you and your loved ones into the festive spirit— it's the perfect tipple at Christmas. This cocktail doesn't just taste amazing; it also looks incredible. We are combining vodka, gingerbread syrup, kahlua and Irish cream to make this gingerbread cocktail.
How To Make Gingerbread Syrup
You can buy gingerbread syrup, but if you want to feel extra festive, you can make your own! Gently heat 300g of golden caster sugar and 200ml of water in a saucepan. Add 1tbs of ground ginger and one cinnamon stick, then simmer for 5 minutes. Pour the syrup into a glass bottle ready to use for your Christmas cocktails.
Gingerbread Martini Ingredients
- 50ml Vodka
- 50ml Kahlua
- 50ml Irish Cream
- 20ml Gingerbread Syrup
- Mini Gingerbread Man (Garnish)
Step By Step Guide To Making The Gingerbread Martini
Step One: Chill your coupe cocktail glass in the freezer 15 minutes before you make your cocktail.
Step Two: Fill your cocktail shaker with ice, and add in all ingredients above apart from the garnish. Then shake well.
Step Three: Strain into your chilled coupe cocktail glass. Garnish with your gingerbread man. Enjoy!
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Share Your Gingerbread Martini With Us On Instagram
We love to see your creations, especially if you're using our incredible hand-made glasses & accessories. When making the gingerbread martini, before enjoying it, make sure you grab a picture & tag us on Instagram or Facebook at @vemacityuk.