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Wedding Cake Martini

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Servings 1
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Wedding Cake Martinis taste just like an Italian wedding cake cookie! Add a pretty decorative rim of vanilla sugar and wedding color-coordinating sugar for an extra special cocktail. MORE + LESS -

Michelle Palm
March 8, 2017

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
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. 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!). The perfect way to toast the bride-to-be! Cheers!

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