Thursday, December 20, 2012

Holiday Cocktails part 4

Cranberry Martini 

The Traditional Martini gets festive with cranberries...


  • Ice cubes
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1/4 cup dry vermouth
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 8 cranberries, frozen
  • 4 lemon zest twists (optional)


Put 4 martini glasses in the freezer to chill for at least 30 minutes.

Fill a cocktail shaker half full with ice. Pour in the vodka, vermouth and cranberry juice. Cover with the lid and shake vigorously for about 10 seconds. 
Strain into the chilled glasses, dividing evenly. 
Garnish each glass with 2 frozen cranberries and a lemon twist. Serve immediately. 
Serves 4.