Introducing the Matcha-tini, our unique spin on the classic Espresso Martini, where the boldness of coffee elegantly intersects with the serene essence of matcha. This cocktail is a perfect blend for those who appreciate the kick of an espresso martini but crave the distinctive flavor of matcha.
Serves 1 | Preparation Time: 10min
- 1.5 tsp powdered sugar
- 20ml creme de cacao blanc
- 60ml vanilla vodka
- 1 tsp matcha powder mixed with 30ml warm water
- 30ml milk of choice (dairy or plant-based)
- Garnish: sifted matcha
Prepare Matcha: Mix matcha powder with warm water until smooth, and set aside to cool slightly.
Combine Ingredients: In a cocktail shaker, add powdered sugar, creme de cacao blanc, vanilla vodka, and your prepared matcha.
Shake with Ice: Add ice to the shaker and give it a vigorous shake. This chills the drink and infuses all the flavors together.
Strain and Pour: Double strain the mix into a coupe glass to achieve a silky texture.
Garnish for Elegance: Dust with sifted matcha and swirl with a bar spoon for that perfect finish.
The Matcha-tini is more than just a cocktail; it's a statement. It's for those evenings when you want the best of both worlds – the energy of an espresso martini and the unique taste of matcha. Ideal for sophisticated gatherings or as a special treat to yourself, this cocktail promises a memorable experience with every sip. Cheers to a blend of tradition and modern flair! 🍵🍸🌟