Recipe for Passionfruit Martini:
- 2 oz vodka
- 1 oz passion fruit puree
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
- 1/2 oz lime juice
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Add vodka, passion fruit puree, simple syrup, and lime juice to the shaker.
- Shake well until chilled.
- Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
- Garnish with a slice of lime or a few passion fruit seeds.
What makes the Passionfruit Martini Cocktail drink special: Passionfruit Martini, also known as Pornstar Martini, is a sweet and tangy cocktail with a tropical twist. The combination of the tart passionfruit puree, the sweetness of simple syrup, and the sourness of lime juice, along with the smoothness of vodka, creates a refreshing and delightful drink. Its unique name and garnish of a shot of Prosecco on the side make it an eye-catching drink that is perfect for special occasions or a fun night out.
History of the drink: The exact origin of the Passionfruit Martini is unclear, but it is believed to have been created in London in the early 2000s. It was first popularized by bartender Douglas Ankrah at The Townhouse bar in Knightsbridge, London. The drink quickly gained popularity and became a staple in many bars and restaurants across the UK and eventually in other parts of the world.
10 FAQs about Passionfruit Martini:
- Is Passionfruit Martini a sweet or sour drink? Passionfruit Martini is a sweet and sour cocktail. The sweetness of the simple syrup and passion fruit puree balances the sourness of the lime juice.
- Can I use fresh passion fruit instead of passion fruit puree? Yes, you can use fresh passion fruit instead of puree, but it may require additional steps to strain the seeds and pulp before mixing the drink.
- What type of vodka is best for Passionfruit Martini? Any high-quality vodka can be used for Passionfruit Martini, but a smooth and neutral-flavored vodka is recommended.
- Can I make a non-alcoholic version of Passionfruit Martini? Yes, you can substitute the vodka with a non-alcoholic spirit, such as Seedlip Grove 42, and skip the Prosecco shot.
- What is the garnish for Passionfruit Martini? Passionfruit Martini is typically garnished with a slice of lime or a few passion fruit seeds. Some bars also serve it with a shot of Prosecco on the side.
- What is the difference between Passionfruit Martini and Pornstar Martini? Passionfruit Martini and Pornstar Martini are essentially the same drink. The only difference is that Pornstar Martini is typically served with a shot of Prosecco on the side.
- Can I make Passionfruit Martini in advance? You can prepare the mixture in advance and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve. However, it is best to shake the mixture with ice just before serving to ensure it is well-chilled.
- What glass should I use for Passionfruit Martini? Passionfruit Martini is traditionally served in a chilled martini glass.
- Is Passionfruit Martini a strong drink? Passionfruit Martini is a relatively strong drink with a high alcohol content, so it should be consumed in moderation.
- Can I adjust the sweetness of Passionfruit Martini? Yes, you can adjust the sweetness of Passionfruit Martini by adding more or less simple syrup, depending on your preference.