Drink This: Banoffee Pie Martini

Nikki BuchananJanuary 11, 2023
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Photo by Adam Kindred
Photo by Adam Kindred

The Banoffee pie, a divinely inspired British dessert whose name is a conflation of its two major ingredients – bananas and toffee – has been transformed into a blissfully boozy martini milkshake at Medina Hospitality’s new-ish nightclub, a sexy Prohibition-themed sibling to The White Rabbit next door. Unique martinis are The Parlour Room’s specialty, and this rich rum-based confection proves its mixologists excel at making them. Dusted with freshly grated nutmeg and adorned with a mini bag of banana chips, it’s essentially banoffee pie in a glass, a warming, drinkable dessert for a cozy winter evening.

If you’d rather stay home and make a romantic night of it, rest assured, you can whip this one up while the SO slips into something comfortable. Combine ¾ oz Coruba rum, ¾ oz. Kalani coconut rum liqueur, 1 oz. heavy cream, ¼ oz. praline liqueur and ½ oz. Tempus Fugit banana liqueur in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, shake, double-strain into a martini glass and dust with nutmeg for a chilly but chill-beating treat.

$11

The Parlour Room

207 N. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert
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