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Wedding Cake Martini

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Wedding Cake Martini
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1
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Wedding Cake Martini

Wedding Cake Martini tastes just like an Italian wedding cake cookie! Add some glam (and extra cake-y-ness) with a decorative rim of vanilla sugar and wedding color-coordinating sugar . . .

Ingredients

1 1/2
ounce amaretto
2
ounce orange or pineapple juice
1/2
ounce vanilla vodka
Ice
For rimming the glass
3
tablespoons vanilla sugar
2
tablespoons colored sugar

Directions

  • 1 Combine ingredients and ice in a cocktail shaker.
  • 2 Shake briefly but vigorously.
  • 3 Strain into a martini glass.
  • 4 Instructions for rimming glasses: moisten rims of martini glasses with a little orange or pineapple juice. Gently shake off any excess and immediately dip into the cake mix/sugar mixture.
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Wedding Cake Martini

As prepared by Michelle P,

Looking for a theme cocktail for your bachelorette gathering or bridal shower that incorporates two girl-tested and approved favorites, i.e. weddings and martinis?


How about a Wedding Cake Martini, a sweet little cocktail “wrapped” with decorative rim.

wedding cake

The cocktail combines a little amaretto (yum, always a good idea!), a little orange juice or pineapple juice and just a touch of vanilla vodka.   Fresh squeezed OJ is absolutely worth the effort here (particularly if you cheat like I do and used the fresh squeezed by the grocer version).  Pineapple juice from the can, however, works just fine.

Take the nuptial theme a bit further by adding a fun sugared rim.  (I just returned from London, and came back with a case of royal wedding fever, and as such couldn’t resist a little sugared rim rhapsody in blue when I photographed this cocktail for Tablespoon!).

wedding cake

In a shallow bowl, mix three tablespoons of vanilla sugar and two tablespoons of colored sugar in wedding colors.

wedding cake

Dip the rims of the martini glasses in a little juice, and shake gently to remove any excess moisture (this will keep the sugar as bright and crisp as possible!) and dip into the sugar mixture.



Cheers!

Michelle

Michelle Palm created the Jelly Shot Test Kitchen blog after discovering a lack of cocktail-style jelly shot recipes. 
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