Roasted Plum Martini

Roasted Plum Martini


Ingredients

3 ripe plums, plus extra slices to garnish
1/4 cup (55g) brown sugar
160ml chambord
240ml vodka
650ml cranberry juice
2 limes, halved

OR (per martini)

3 tsp roasted plum syrup
20ml (1 tbs) chambord
30ml (1 1/2 tbs) vodka
80ml (1/3 cup) cranberry juice
Squeeze of lime juice

Method

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.

Halve plums and place cut-side up in a small roasting pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar and place in the oven for 40 minutes or until very tender.

Strain plum mixture through a fine sieve, slightly pushing down with the back a spoon to push through the syrup and puree. Discard solids. You should have about 125ml (1/2 cup) of plum syrup. Set aside to cool completely.

Place ingredients into cocktail shaker with ice cubes and shake until chilled.

Pour into martini glasses, and garnish with a plum slice.

Credits: Rachael Finch for Australia Summer Stonefruit


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