A Sicilian Pistachio Gelato Martini is a luscious, indulgent cocktail that combines the rich, nutty flavors of pistachios with the creamy delight of gelato. This delectable concoction features a blend of pistachio liqueur, vodka, and amaretto, creating a harmonious and slightly boozy flavor profile. The star of the show is a scoop of Sicilian Pistachio Gelato that resides at the glass’s base. As you pour the chilled cocktail over the gelato, it slowly melts, infusing the drink with a smooth, velvety texture and a sweet, nutty taste. A sprinkle of crushed pistachios on top adds a delightful crunch, making this martini a decadent dessert and drink in one!
- 2 oz (60 ml) pistachio liqueur
- 1 oz (30 ml) vodka
- 1 oz (30 ml) amaretto liqueur
- 1 scoop of pistachio gelato
- Crushed ice
- Crushed pistachios for garnish
- In a cocktail shaker or mixing glass, combine the pistachio liqueur, vodka, and amaretto. You can also add a handful of crushed ice to chill the mixture. Stir or shake well until the ingredients are thoroughly combined and chilled.
- Place a softened scoop of Sicilian Pistachio Gelato at the bottom of your chilled martini glass.
- Gently strain the chilled cocktail mixture over the pistachio gelato. The gelato will start to melt, creating a creamy, nutty, and sweet flavor that complements the cocktail’s ingredients.
- Garnish your pistachio martini with a sprinkle of crushed pistachios on top for added texture and flavor.
- Serve & enjoy!