Valentine Martini

valentine martiniA spectacular Valentine's Day martini! For the more adventurous and amorous follow this up with a dirty martini to really get your point across!

4 oz Champagne/ Asti/ sparkling wine
1 oz Absolut Kurant Vodka
1 oz raspberry Schnapps
1 oz lime juice (freshly squeezed is best, if you can manage it)
few edible rose petals
ice
crystallized sugar

Rim your martini glass with crystallized sugar.*
Into a cocktail shaker, add the Vodka, Champagne and ice.
Shake.
Add in schnapps and lime juice.
Shake well.
Strain & pour into martini glass.
Float the edible rose petals on top of your Valentini as garnish.

* To rim your glass, simply squeeze a little bit of lime onto a small plate, turn martini glass upside down and dip into lime juice, then dip into small plate of sugar. Makes for a very professional effect!