25 ml White Rum
25 ml Vodka – chilled
50 ml Lychee Liquor (or the lychee juice from the can of lychees)
one lychee (for garnishing) – canned lychees are the easy way to go
ice – 4-5 cubes
Instructions for a great Lychee Martini Recipe:
1.Pour all of your ingredients into your glass,
2.Add in the ice cubes,
3.Top with the lychee juice that you skewered previously onto a toothpick or some pretty Lychee Martini Cocktail stick.
Prep time: 5 min
Total time: 5 min
Notes: for a great Lychee Martini Cocktail :
- If you want a less boozy alternative to this recipe, you can replace the liquor with the lychee juice from the can.
- You can also add 2-3 lychees instead of just one… It’s all up to your own personal taste!
- You can see Nigella preparing this Vodka Lychee Martini Cocktail recipe in the video below.
- You can use a cocktail shaker for mixing this great cocktail. Shake vigorously to have a great cocktail result.
Use a vintage champagne glass to give this special drink more of a festive note…
Martini glasses are a great alternative.
The lychee syrup is another way to combine it with the vodka.
Lychee fruit is often used in cocktails. Lychee flavor is light and has a floral taste similar to rose or grapes and can be perfectly combined with tropical flavors lime, coconut or other tropical tastes.
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