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The Breakfast Martini Cocktail Recipe

Updated: Oct 17, 2022

Created by Salvatore Calabrese at the Lanesborough Hotel in London it is one of a number of cocktails to use jam as an ingredient and is similar to the Marmalade Cocktail found in the 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book.

Breakfast Martini


  • 1 tsp. marmalade

  • 1 ¾ oz of gin

  • ½ oz of Grand Marnier, or Curaçao or Cointreau

  • ½ oz of aperitif wine

  • ½ oz of lemon juice

  • Ice cubes

  • Add a strip of orange zest for garnish


Place the spoonful of marmalade with ice into a cocktail shaker and stir to dilute. Add the remaining ingredients and shake well. Double-strain the cocktail into a Martini Coupe glass. Garnish with orange zest.


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