Easy Christmas Martinis

Christmas Martinis

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Vibrant red martinis, such as Cranberry, Pomegranate, and Raspberry are perfect for the holiday season. Each made with simple ingredients and tangy fruit flavour.

The Pomegranate martini is made with pure pomegranate juice, vodka, orange liqueur and fresh lime juice creating a blanance cocktail that is slightly tart with a hint of sweet.

Pomegranate Martini INGREDIENTS

Vodka Pomegranate juice Orange liqueur Simple syrup Fresh lime juice

The cranberry martini is the most popular of the holidays with the tart cranberry juice, vodka and orange liqueur.  It is delicious with a meal, or for sipping with some appetizers.

Cranberry Martini INGREDIENTS

Vodka Cranberry juice Orange liqueur Simple syrup Fresh or sugared cranberries

The raspberry martini is bright and sweet.  Made with fresh, crushed berries, raspberry simple syrup, vodka and lemon.  It is a delicious after dinner martini, perfect for those that like a sweeter cocktail.

Raspberry Martini INGREDIENTS

Vodka Fresh raspberries Orange liqueur Raspberry simple syrup Fresh lemon juice

Simple syrup is easy to make.  The standard simple syrup recipe can be used for any recipe. But try a fruity simple syrup, such as raspberry for an added punch of flavor.

For an additional touch of elegance, add some sugared cranberries to garnish the drink. They are super easy to make!


A sugared rim adds a touch of sparkle and a bit of sweetness to any martini, especially tart ones such as cranberry. Before pouring the drinks, run an orange wedge around the rim and then dip it in granulated sugar.

Garnish the martini as desired with a sugared rim, a cocktail pick of fresh or sugared cranberries, and a slice of fresh orange.


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