Passionfruit Martini Recipe: Mixing It Up

The passionfruit martini, otherwise known as the pornstar martini, was first created in 1999 by Douglas Ankrah. If you’re not a huge fan of the classic martini, the passionfruit martini may be right up your street. Despite both sharing the martini name, the two cocktails could not be any less alike. While classic martinis are quite bitter and herbaceous, passionfruit martinis are sweet and citrusy.

Despite being a relatively new concoction, the passionfruit martini is one of the most popular cocktails at the moment. Sweet yet zesty, passionfruit martinis pack a mighty punch. It’s the perfect cocktail to prepare if you are hosting any social events and you’re looking to impress your guests.

As well as being super tasty, these cocktails are surprisingly quick and easy to make at home! Follow our recipe to make a passionfruit martini as good as anything you’d find in a bar!

Ingredients for Passionfruit Martini

1½ ripe passionfruit

50ml vodka

30ml passoa

40ml passionfruit puree

20ml lime juice

A splash of vanilla extract

15ml sugar syrup

50ml prosecco

Cubed ice

Recipe for Passionfruit Martini

  1. Take the innards out of one passionfruit.
  2. Add the passionfruit innards, vodka, passoa, lime juice, passionfruit puree, vanilla extract, sugar syrup, and ice to a cocktail shaker.
  3. Shake well for 30 seconds.
  4. Strain the drink into a martini or coupe glass.
  5. Add half a passionfruit to garnish.
  6. Fill a shot glass with prosecco to sip on the side.
  7. Enjoy!

We would recommend using Haku Vodka or Au Vodka in this cocktail. Both these expressions are very gentle and smooth, making them the perfect base for passionfruit martinis.

How to drink

With the element of the prosecco shot, you may be wondering how to drink your passionfruit martini. Douglas Ankrah intended it to be consumed by first eating the passionfruit garnish, then drinking the prosecco shot before enjoying the cocktail itself. However, there’s no pressure to do it this way! Enjoy your passionfruit martini at your own leisure!

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