This article was published on June 7th, 2019
Key limes come from just one place in the entire planet: the Florida Keys. These little islands south west of Miami stretch a few hundred miles and are a unique archipelago and ecosystems that produce unique plants and animal life. Like cute little key limes. Smaller, sweeter, and more flavorful than their Californian cousins, Key limes go absolutely perfectly in two things: Key lime pies and Key lime martinis.
Like its sultry dessert sister, the Key Lime Martini has every bit of bite as a slice of Key Lime pie without the guilt of all the calories. Great for business meetings, luncheons, happy hour, and pretty much any hour, the Key Lime Martini is just fabulous: creamy, rich, smooth, not too sweet, not too sour. If this was Goldilocks’ decision, she would go for Key Lime Martinis every time.
Summer is right around the corner. There’s no better cocktail to add to your arsenal of already incredible libations than the Key Lime Martini. Shaken, stirred, and with a little bit of Florida sunshine in every sip. The Key Lime Martini will be the drink of your summer.
- 2 oz Stoli Vanil
- ½ oz key lime juice
- 2 tbsp crème of coconut
- 1 oz pineapple juice
- 1 oz cream
Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake. Strain into graham cracker rimmed martini glass. Garnish with a lime twist.