Pineapple Upside-down Cake Martinis Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pineapple Upside-down Cake Martinis Recipe
  • READY IN 5 mins

Pineapple Upside-down Cake Martinis

Recipe by  

"This is an easy girlie drink made up by a good friend after she had one at a bar. Pineapple juice and vanilla vodka in a martini glass. Garnish with a wedge of pineapple and a cherry."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 2 martinis Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. Pour the pineapple juice, vodka and grenadine into a shaker full of ice. Shake, then strain into two martini glasses. Garnish with a piece of pineapple and a cherry on a skewer.
Kitchen-Friendly View
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 17, 2008

I am a bartender, i have served a version of this drink with great results. In order to get a real upside-down cake flavor, add amaretto. watch out for grenadine. Some complain of being too sweet. I serve it as a cocktail with a splash of cranberry. (offsetts the sweetness, adds the color that grenadine does.) I named it pineapple upside-down cake because it totally reminded me of one of my favorite desserts.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 03, 2008

A very, very good drink, but only if you make it right. First off, it MUST have Amaretto to make it taste like a real pineapple upside down cake. Usually a heavy splash or so. Second, use very good vanilla vodka. I've tried it with cheap vodka, and you can't taste the vanilla, which really makes or breaks this drink. You might be able to get away with regular vodka and a light splash of vanilla extract, but I really suggest the vanilla vodka.

 
Oct 29, 2008

Very, very good. I added a touch of amaretto and it was just like a pineapple upside down cake. I'd make this again and again.

 
Apr 27, 2007

Vanilla Vodka is good but try using Vanilla McGillicuddy's. It's a whole new ballgame

 
Aug 11, 2009

Excellent! A girlfriend and I made these at my b-day party. Love the flavors. I will be making this again.

 
Feb 02, 2009

HOOCHIE MAMMA! These little drinky-poos will have you licking your lips while watching the room spin in no time flat. Delish but potent! I couldn't find pineapple juice (I live in the boonies) so used pineapple cocktail juice instead (pineapple, passion, mango)...also didn't have vanilla vodka so just added a couple drops of Watkins vanilla and as another review suggested, 1/4 cup of amaretto. Wow! My girlfriend and I took one sip and knew we were in for trouble! Our hubbies found them too sweet - so this is definitely one for the gals. Enjoy!

 
Mar 27, 2007

Loved it! I used some of the juice from the cherries instead of grenadine just because I'm lazy. ;o) Even hubby enjoyed one of these. Thanks for the recipe!

 
Aug 26, 2006

Holy cow were these good! I had a girl's night out party at my house and decided to give these a try. It's almost scary how easy they were to make let alone how fast they were gone! I agree, they do smell and taste like the real deal.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

About the Cook

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Subscribe Today!

In Season

Grilled Burgers For the 4th
Grilled Burgers For the 4th

Check out our collection of almost 200 grilled burger recipes.

Potato Salad On the Side
Potato Salad On the Side

A cookout isn't complete without a big bowl of potato salad. We have hundreds for you.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

Related Videos

How to Make Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

In a topsy-turvy world, this may be the perfect dessert.

Old Fashioned Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

A dessert classic, baked just like in the olden days!

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake V

See how to make a 5-star pineapple upside-down cake.

Related Menus

Sorry, there are no related menus here yet.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States