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April’s Featured Cocktail: The Breakfast Martini

INGREDIENTS

• A shot and a half of gin – we are obsessed with Tarquin’s artisan Cornish gin
• Three quarters of a shot of Triple Sec (orange liqueur)
• Juice of half a freshly squeezed lemon
• A third of a shot of sugar syrup
• Two heaped teaspoons of marmalade

METHOD

This recipe is super easy. Simply shake all ingredients together, then add crushed ice once the marmalade has dissolved a little. If you haven’t got a cocktail shaker at home, a simple jam jar will suffice.

Serve strained into a Martini glass and garnish with orange peel spirals. Grab some thickly cut buttered toast for a contrasting crunch and enjoy, whatever time of the day!

TASTING NOTES

Mixologist Nina says: “The quality of the marmalade is the crucial part of this sweet and sour orange cocktail. The better it is, the better the taste.

Nothing beats homemade marmalade but we’ve thoroughly enjoyed trialling and testing different concoctions throughout the years, to deliver our best Breakfast Martini yet.

Personally, I’m not a fan of marmalade but I love this cocktail – it’s such a smooth summery drink with a sublime and tangy citrus aftertaste.”

SINK A FEW WITH US

With uninterrupted panoramic sea views, The Greenbank Hotel’s cocktail bar is the perfect spot to gaze at boats in Falmouth harbour and across the water to the quaint fishing village of Flushing. We now have 25 handmade cocktails to try on our new menu – all using the freshest local ingredients and many with unique, quirky twists.

Join us every Friday from 5pm until close for our cocktail night, where you can enjoy two selected cocktails for £10.