Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Martini
You’re going to love this fun Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Martini! This green martini cocktail with a rainbow sugar rim and chocolate shamrock will wow your guests on St. Patrick’s Day!
While this green cocktail is for an adult St. Patrick’s Day gathering this rainbow sugar rim can be used for any kind of drink!
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SUGAR RIM SUPPLIES:
- Parchment Paper
- Karo Syrup
Individual Sprinkles In Rainbow Colors:
- Primary Color Sprinkles
- Orange Sprinkles
- Purple Sprinkles
- Icing Bottle
- Green Candy Melts (not pictured)
How to rim a glass with sugar:
First, trace the top of the glass onto the parchment paper. Carefully make small piles using the colored sugars, in the order of the rainbow, around the penciled circle.
Pour a small amount of the Karo Syrup into the bottom of a shallow plate.
Make sure the glass can lay flat on the plate so that the syrup rims the glass evenly.
Dip the glass into the sugar, giving it a little wiggle. I also used my finger to push the sugar up the side of the glass to help it stick to the syrup. Wow – a rainbow-rimmed glass!
How To Make Chocolate Shamrocks:
To give my drink the “Luck of the Irish” look, I made these small Chocolate Candy Shamrocks! These look harder to make than they are. I melted the candy melts in the microwave then scooped the chocolate into a plastic squeeze bottle.
For more on this technique, see this previous post on how to drizzle chocolate.
I actually drew a clover on the parchment paper for my first one but realized they turned out better if I just freestyled them. Think, four small hearts, that come together as you make them…split the stem at the end.
They start to harden up on their own, but I did pop them in the freezer for about five minutes to firm them up. I added a little bit of the soft chocolate in the crook of the stem to “glue” them to the rim! Don’t use glue…haha…just warm chocolate! Love how they turned out!
SOUR APPLE MARTINI INGRIDENTS
Sour Apple Schnapps
Sour Apple Martini Mixer
Sour Apple Martini
- 2 OZ. Vodka
- 1 OZ. Sour Apple Schnapps
- 1 OZ. Sour Apple Martini Mixer
- In a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes, pour the vodka, apple schnapps and sour apple mix. Shake well.
- Stain and pour into the rainbow rimmed martini glass.
Mix with ice in a cocktail shaker, shake well and pour.