Carrot cake martini

April 4, 2020
Carrot cake martini

We’ve teamed up with award-winning South African mixologist, Owen O’Reilly, to bring you Easter-inspired cocktails… or hoptails, as we’re calling them.

Owen holds the title of South Africa Bartender of the Year 2019 after representing the country as a finalist at the global World Class competition in Glasgow with contestants from 54 other countries.

Enjoy shaking up his custom-made hoptails – we guarantee you’ll be a happy bunny.

Carrot cake martini

By Owen O’Reilly Serves: 1
Total Time: 20 mins


  • 40ml gin
  • 10ml tawny Port
  • 35ml fresh carrot juice
  • 15ml carrot cake syrup (recipe here)
  • 1 bar spoon mascarpone
  • 1 bar spoon whole/crushed pecan nut, to garnish



Combine all the ingredients, except for the pecan nut, in a shaker. Stir or whisk until the mascarpone has dissolved.


Fill with ice and shake hard for 15 – 20 seconds. Fine-strain into a chilled martini/coupe glass.


Garnish with the whole/crushed pecan nut.

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