Christmas Concoction: Mince Pie Martini

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a cheeky mince pie!

Get your chops around this delicious festive favourite!


  • 20ml of Dark Rum
  • 100ml of Gin
  • 100ml of Sweet Red Vermouth
  • 100g of Golden Caster Sugar
  • 50g of Mincemeat
  • 4 Tablespoons of Caster Sugar
  • 4 Teaspoons of Mixed Spice
  • 4 Teaspoons of Mincemeat


For the Mincemeat Syrup:

  • Pour 100ml of water, golden caster sugar and the mincemeat in a pan
  • Bring to the boil
  • Then cool and strain through a muslin into a sieve
  • Set aside mix

For the Glass Rim:

  • Mix the caster sugar and mixed spice together
  • Dampen the rims of four Martini glass
  • Dip the rims into the sugar and spice mixture
  • Set aside

For the Cocktail:

  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle more mincemeat
  • Then, add the gin, vermouth, rum, 80ml of the mincemeat syrup and ice
  • Shake well until cool and combined
  • Strain into your prepared glasses and serve


Check back tomorrow for another Christmassy cocktail to lick your lips to! Merry Christmas and have a great day! #Christmas2015 #CocktailChristmas

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