|Primary alcohol by volume|
|Served||Straight up; without ice|
|Standard garnish||lemon twist|
|Standard drinkware||Cocktail glass|
|Commonly used ingredients||2 shots (50 ml) gin|
3/4 shot (18.75 ml) Cointreau or triple sec
3/4 shot fresh lemon juice
1 spoon orange marmalade
|Preparation||Mix or shake in cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes. Strain into glass and serve.|
A breakfast martini is a form of cocktail created by bartender Salvatore Calabrese. The most famous "marmalade cocktail", it is a gin martini with marmalade, orange liqueur, and lemon juice in place of vermouth.
The drink was invented in 2000 at the Library Bar at the Lanesborough Hotel in London, England. A similar drink, the Marmalade Cocktail, was invented in the 1920s by Harry Craddock and published in his standard reference book, the Savoy Cocktail Book.
The name has been applied to various other martini-style drinks as well.
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