Celebrate World Martini Day With These Easy Recipes

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Carly Heading

19 June 2019

Carly Heading

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Tia Maria

If you aren’t aware, today is World Martini Day, and we can’t really think of a better way to celebrate other than making and drinking some Martinis!

Thankfully for us, this is now a simple and easy dream to achieve.

Tia Maria is the original coffee liquor in Australia's unofficial signature cocktail, the espresso martini, so to celebrate World Martini Day, they have put together a few Espresso Martini recipes that basically change the Martini game as we know it.

You can thank us later.

THE TIA ESPRESSO MARTINI

Ingredients:

  • 25ml Tia Maria coffee liqueur
  • 25ml Vodka
  • A double or single shot of Espresso
  • 5ml of sugar syrup

Method:

Fill a martini glass with ice and set aside to chill. Pour Tia Maria, vodka and espresso into a cocktail shaker. Fill the rest of the shaker with ice. Shake the ingredients together. Empty the martini glass of ice. Pour in the contents of the shaker using a strainer and sieve into the glass. Finish with three coffee beans.

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THE DANCY TANGERINE

Ingredients:

  • 30mls Tia Maria
  • 45mls Grinders Coffee
  • 30mls Cointreau
  • 20mls Chocolate Syrup
  • Glass - Served in an L1 coupe
  • Garnish – Dark chocolate shard with Orange zest shavings

Method:

Fill a martini glass with ice and set aside to chill. Pour Tia Maria, Cointreau, chocolate syrup, and coffee into a cocktail shaker. Fill the rest of the shaker with ice. Shake the ingredients together. Empty the martini glass of ice. Pour in the contents of the shaker using a strainer and sieve into the glass. Finish with a chocolate shard and orange zest shavings to garnish.

SHARD & SALT

Ingredients:

  • 30mls Tia Maria
  • 30mls Vodka
  • 30mls Grinders Coffee
  • 20mls Pineapple and Salted Caramel Syrup
  • 4 dashes Chocolate Bitters
  • Glass –L2 Coupe
  • Garnish – Salted Caramel Glass

Method:

For the Salted Caramel Glass, line a baking tray with baking paper. Then put 150g of sugar and 4 tbsp of water in a heavy-based frying pan and heat, without stirring, until golden brown. Pour (in a thin layer) over the baking paper. Sprinkle with ½ tsp flaky sea salt and leave to set.

Fill a martini glass with ice and set aside to chill. Pour Tia Maria, vodka, coffee, pineapple and salted caramel syrup and chocolate bitters into a cocktail shaker.

Fill the rest of the shaker with ice. Shake the ingredients together. Empty the martini glass of ice. Pour in the contents of the shaker using a strainer and sieve into the glass.

Finish with a shard of salted caramel glass.

Enjoy! 

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