Brandy & Apricot Martini

apricot brandy martiniSometimes, nothing satisfies after a stressful day at work or at the beach (ahem) like a deliciously cold and fruity martini. This one is sweet, but tangy and rich too. Get out your martini shakers, ladies and gents!


  • 4 parts apricot nectar
  • 2 parts brandy
  • 1 part Triple Sec or Cointreau
  • 1 part Malibu (or other coconut flavoured rum; if in Australia, use Rumba–it’s a third the price!)
  • dash lemon juice
  • small pinch cinnamon
  • 1 cup ice

Combine in martini shaker and add ice; shake. Pour into 2 martini glasses, garnish with cinnamon sticks. Share with someone you like.

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