Recipe: Feel the love with this red velvet Martini
Want to make Valentine’s feel special? Whether you’re raising a glass in person or over Facetime, this red velvet Martini is just the job. . .
Created by the mixology pros at Waitrose & Partners, this red velvet Martini is inspired by the famous cake and combines vanilla vodka, vermouth and grenadine, iced, shaken and strained into a sugar-encrusted glass. Yum.
50ml vanilla vodka (or 45ml vodka and 1 tsp vanilla extract)
15ml red vermouth
Few drops red food colouring
Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients Shimmer Sugar to garnish
1 Moisten the rim of a Martini glass then dip in the shimmer sugar and set aside.
2 Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add the vodka, grenadine, vermouth and food colouring then shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Fine strain into the prepared glass and serve.
Waitrose & Partners is at Hauxton Road and Fitzroy Street, Cambridge; Fred Archer Way, Newmarket; Robert Boby Way, Bury St Edmunds. You can find this recipe and thousands more at waitrose.com/recipes
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