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Caprese Martini Recipe

Missouri Spirits offers a unique cocktail recipe that makes use of your fresh tomato water.

by Claire Porter

Aug 2019

Caprese Martini with droplets on orange background.
Photo by Brandon AlmsTry something new with a fresh tomato water Caprese Martini

Ingredients for martini
1.5 ounces Missouri Spirits vodka
1 ounce tomato water
0.5 ounces basil-infused simple syrup
1 pearl mozzarella
Fresh basil for garnish
Balsamic vinegar “caviar” and dehydrated tomato for garnish (see recipes online)


Ingredients for simple syrup

½ cup sugar
½ cup water
2 sprigs basil


To Prepare
Make simple syrup by combining sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and add basil sprigs. Let steep for 20 minutes. Discard basil and strain syrup into a container. For the cocktail, combine vodka, tomato water and syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for 10 to 20 seconds. Strain into martini glass and float a slice of dehydrated tomato. Garnish with vinegar “caviar,” a pearl of mozzarella and basil.

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