Sunday, June 2, 2013

Tropical Martini

Tropical Martini

Typhoon punch, tropical martini, Georgia peach

TROPICAL MARTINI
The Cheesecake Factory Recipe

2 ounces vodka
2 ounces passion fruit juice
1 ounce mango juice
1 ounce pineapple juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup (recipe follows)
splash grenadine

Garnish: 
sugar for rim
whole strawberry
pineapple slice

Chill a martini glass by filling it with ice and water. Add ingredients into a shaker, with ice, and shake well.
Remove ice and water from martini glass, then moisten half of the rim of the glass and dip it into sugar.
Strain drink into the glass, add a strawberry and pineapple slice to the sugared side of the rim.

Simple Syrup:
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup sugar
Stir ingredients together until sugar is completely dissolved. Place in covered container and refrigerate.



TYPHOON PUNCH

3 parts Stolichnaya raspberry vodka
1 part passion fruit juice
1 part pineapple juice
1 part orange juice

Shake over ice, strain into in a hurricane glass with ice, garnish with a chunk of pineapple, a half-wheel of orange, and a cherry.



GEORGIA PEACH

2 ounces Skyy vodka
1 ounce peach liqueur
1/2 cup peach slices  (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup crushed ice
1/4 cup red raspberries (fresh or frozen)
fresh mint, to garnish


Combine the vodka, peach liqueur, peaches, and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add the raspberries and blend briefly, until berries are broken but not completely blended in to the drink. Pour into two balloon glasses and garnish with fresh mint.

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