Pomegranate-Ginger Martini Recipe

I’m definitely making this drink for New Years!  Yum!

 

What You Will Need:

Ginger Sugar:

–   2 Tbsp of sugar

–   ½ tsp of very finely chopped gingerroot

–   1 slice of gingerroot

 

Ginger Syrup:

–   1 cup of sugar

–   1 cup of water

–   2 Tbsp of very finely chopped gingerroot

 

Cocktail:

–   Ice

–   2oz of pomegranate juice

–   2oz of gin

–   2oz prosecco

–   1oz of the ginger syrup

–   1 Tbsp of pomegranate seeds

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   In a bowl, mix 2 Tbsp of sugar and ½ tsp of chopped gingerroot together.  Place mixture on small flat plate.  Rub fresh gingerroot slice around rims of 2 martini glasses to moisten.  Dip moistened rims of glasses in ginger sugar mixture.

2.   In a saucepan, heat the ginger simple syrup ingredients over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Let stand 15 minutes.

3.   Fill martini shaker with ice.  Add gin, pomegranate juice and 1 oz of the ginger simple syrup; place lid on shaker and shake until cold and blended.  Pour into prepared martini glasses; add prosecco.

4.   Garnish with pomegranate seeds.

 

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