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Almond Martini Garnishing Tips

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Almond Martini


The rich and creamy almond martini is one more exotic martini drink, which you can serve with variety of garnishings. It is mostly sweet in taste; therefore, the selection of garnishes preferably should be sweet. Here are few easy and popular garnishing choices for this special beverage. Try these by yourself and enjoy the enhanced flavor of the martini.


 


If you are using any fruity garnishing, then you should keep handy some useful kitchen tools like sharp knife, peeler, zester, grater etc. The garnishing ideas described here are so easy that you would not require to spend time on cutting and slicing. Simply place these garnishes in your drink and enjoy a fabulous evening with your family and friends.


 


Popular Garnishing Ideas for Almond Martini


Roasted Almond Garnish


Roasted Almond Garnish


Use a pack of roasted almonds to grind coarsely in your grinder. Prepare the martini and sprinkle the ground, roasted almond on top. You can also dip the glass rim in roasted almond before pouring the martini drink.


 


Chocolate Chips Garnish 


Chocolate Chips Garnish


In the same method, coarsely grind the chocolate chips. Dip the glass rim into the chocolate dust and sprinkle the ground chocolate chips on top of the almond martini. Alternately, you can grate the chocolate and garnish the martini drink with chocolate shavings. Placing a chocolate bar or chocolate stick inside the martini is another easy and quick garnishing idea.


 


Cinnamon Stick Garnish


Cinnamon Stick Garnish


A long and firm cinnamon stick is also used as a perfect garnish for the almond martini drink. Place the cinnamon stick and wait for some time to be infused in the drink, before serving. You can also use cinnamon powder to sprinkle over the drink.


 


Stuffed Olive Garnish


Stuffed Olive Garnish


The stuffed olives are available in the grocery stores, which are commonly used as martini garnishing purpose. Use a stirrer to prick couple of olives and place the stirrer inside the drink or over the martini glass. You can also drop few stuffed olives inside the drink.


 


Saffron Garnish


Saffron Garnish


Saffron is the most sophisticated choice of garnish for almond martini. Muddle few saffron strands while preparing the drink and garnish the drink with few more saffron strands. Particularly, the saffron garnishing converts the almond martini to something most extravagant.


 


Useful Garnishing Tips for Almond Martini


  • Instead of buying roasted almonds, you can prepare that of your own. Roast the almonds in your oven for enjoying the best flavor of the drink.

  • Keep the chocolate inside refrigerator, so that it remains firm. Even after preparing the garnishes, you should place them inside refrigerator, until it is time to serve the martini.

  • While buying the stuffed olives, select almond stuffed olives for best result.

  • Saffron is most expensive garnishing of all. Couple of saffron strands is sufficient for adding the desired fragrance. Also, store the saffron in an airtight container, to retain the fragrance intact.


 


Now you have plenty of information on garnishing of almond martini. So, next time you arrange any cocktail event, serve this exotic drink with an assortment of exotic garnishing choices.


 


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5 Comments

Anonymous's picture
Liked the chocolate chips garnish and saffron garnish... both of these are truly exotic...!!
FitGal's picture
OMG, just had martini at a barbecue lunch yesterday. Wish I could have at least one of the above too.
Anonymous's picture
Love the pictures... hope when i try these out it looks as delicious as these!
ilovehalloween's picture
Beautiful images. Love the idea of using saffron as a garnish!
Gourmet.lover's picture
Lovely images...I especially loved cinnamon stick garnish idea