Christmas Cocktail Recipe: Gordon Ramsay Edition

By Ashleigh Mayes November 28, 2017

At Red Letter Days we are well and truly in the Christmas spirit (don’t judge us, November is NOT too early to start celebrating). From big comfy jumpers and evenings tucked up in front of the television to glittering decorations and catchy jingles, there’s so much to be excited about! However, as we’ve previously mentioned, our favourite part by far is the festive fare!

We’ve already rounded up the best Winter Warmer Recipes around, and it was such a deliciously thorough collection we had to split it into two parts. Now it’s time to move onto the really important stuff… the booze! Check out a fantastic Christmas cocktail recipe to get you in the festive mood.

For anyone sick of choosing between the stereotypical glass of mulled wine or hot apple cider, this recipe is perfect. Brought to you by Gordon Ramsay Restaurants, their Christmas Martini is overflowing with festive flavours, with hints of cinnamon, orange and nutmeg giving this cocktail a spicy edge while a dash of amaretto sweetens the mix. It makes a wonderful addition to any Christmas party and is certain to impress tricky guests.

If you want to visit a Gordon Ramsay restaurant and get a taste of the real thing, check out our spectacular range which includes locations across London (from The Savoy Hotel in the West End to St. Pauls in the City and more). It’s the perfect Christmas gift for the discerning foodie in your life.

🎅 Christmas Martini by Gordon Ramsay Restaurants 🎅

 

Ingredients

  • 50ml Christmas vodka* Christmas cocktail
  • 5ml amaretto
  • 1 tsp gingerbread syrup
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters

*Christmas vodka (makes one bottle)

Add the below ingredients to the vodka…

  • Zest of half an orange
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/3 cinnamon stick
  • 1 slice of fresh ginger
  • Half a grated nutmeg
  • 15ml maple syrup

Garnish

  • Flames orange zest
  • Candy cane

Glass

  • Martini glass

Method

  1. Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass
  2. Stir with ice as if you are making a wet martini
  3. Pour from a low height into a frozen martini glass
  4. Flame an orange zest over the drink then discard
  5. Hang a candy cane on the rim of the glass

 

If you liked this, check out our tips on what to do with your Christmas leftovers or have a go at baking a delicious alternative Christmas cake. 

Image credits: Gordon Ramsay, Pixabay, Pixabay, Flickr and Flickr.

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