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Turkish Delight Martini

You'll need

½ lemon or lime To garnish: drinking chocolate 45 ml vodka 3 tsp white crème de cacao 3 tsp good-quality rose syrup (see note) 2-3 drops rosewater To garnish: rose petals (optional)


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  • Rub the rim of an chilled elegant martini glass with the lemon or lime, then dip into a saucer of drinking chocolate. Combine the vodka, crème de cacao and rose syrup in a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice. Stir well, then strain into the martini glass. Add a few drops of rosewater and garnish with rose petals, if you like.
Note Rose syrup is available from The Essential Ingredient and specialty food stores.

This exquisitely pretty martini combines the classic Turkish delight flavours of chocolate and rosewater. This recipe is from Turquoise – a Chef’s Travels in Turkey by Greg and Lucy Malouf.

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  • Serves 1 people
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  • Serves 1 people

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