Day 2: Christmas Cake Martini Recipe

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Mistletoe. Merriment. And that delicious buzz in the air. Tis the season to be entertaining. Raise a glass to the madness with this divine Christmas Cake Martini! You’re welcome.

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What’s not to adore about the silly season? A little bit of excess every now + again can only be healthy… We think. We’re breaking out the crystal and our fave seasonal decor for a glorious festive soiree complete with cocktails!

We’re raising a toast to celebrate. Our poison of choice? A Christmas Cake Martini. Nothing to put it in? Browse our gorgeous range of cocktail glasses and glassware. Merry Christmas from Zanui!

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Christmas Cake Martini

You need

100ml bourbon
10ml sugar syrup
10ml cherry brandy
10ml cognac
10ml lime juice
2 cherries
A dusting of ground cinnamon and sugar

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The how

Wet the rim of the glass and coat with a dusting of cinnamon and sugar.

Shake all remaining ingredients save the cherries in a cocktail shaker with some ice.

Strain into a Martini glass. Add cherries. And repeat!

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La voilà! Christmas in a glass! Or is it heaven… Either way we’re happy little chappies. Cheers, lovelies! Here’s to the merry season. 🙂

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Recipe and images sourced: thegreedygirl.com

Kay is a feature, blog and copywriter. She collects empty jam jars, academic degrees and tawdry dreams in the hopes of turning them into something useful someday. Her work has been published in ACP magazines, ABC fiction, Overland, Brittle Star, Seizure, trade publications and online forums. Her creative writing has won several awards.