https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/23627/carrot-ginger-tini

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Fresh carrot juice and ginger lend vibrant color and warm flavour to this innovative martini cocktail.

Ingredients

  • Ginger Simple Syrup

  • 1 tbs McCormick Ground Ginger

  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup sugar

  • Carrot Ginger-tini

  • 30ml carrot juice

  • 30ml vodka

  • 15ml Ginger Simple Syrup

  • 15ml orange-flavoured liqueur, such as Triple Sec

Method

  • 1.

    For the Ginger Simple Syrup, place ginger in center of a piece of cheesecloth. Tie tightly with long piece of string. Place ginger sachet, water and sugar in small saucepan on medium heat. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 3 minutes, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Cool slightly. Refrigerate overnight to blend flavour. Remove sachet. Store spiced syrup, covered, in the refrigerator. (Makes 225ml)

  • 2.

    Fill cocktail shaker two-thirds full with ice. Add carrot juice, vodka, Ginger Simple Syrup and orange-flavoured liqueur; shake until well mixed and chilled. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with shaved carrot, if desired. Serve immediately.

  • Notes:

  • 1.

    Makes 1 serving.

  • 2.

    Test Kitchen Tip: Leftover Ginger Simple Syrup can be used to sweeten iced tea or lemonade.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 244kj
  • Fat Total 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 0g
  • Carbohydrate 56g
  • Sugar 55g
  • Sodium 11mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

This recipe is from the Flavour Forecast 2015. Visit www.mccormick.com.au to explore all eight Flavour Forecast 2015 trends.

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