Have a very berry Christmas; it’s the best time of the year! Pomegranates are ruby red and one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Imagine making a delicious Pomegranate Martini in minutes that tastes fabulous and has some health benefits. Perfect color for the holiday season. Impress your guests.
This ruby red martini is the perfect cocktail to serve friends and family during the holiday season. You can’t go wrong; everyone loves a Pomegranate Martini.
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Ingredients you’ll need to make a Pomegranate Martini
Number one, the Vodka. With all of the vodkas on the market, I use Stoli, Absolut, Ketel One, or Grey Goose to make a martini. For example, a Dirty Martini has hardly any mixer, so I’ll use Grey Goose, a more expensive but smoother Vodka. Otherwise, the Stoli, Absolut, or Ketel One are perfect for a Pomegranate Martini.
For the remaining ingredients, you’ll need Cointreau, triple sec syrup, pomegranate juice, and lemon juice. You can use bottled lemon juice or fresh squeezed. For example, to make a Lemon Drop Martini, I’d go with freshly squeezed lemon juice. Still, the pomegranate juice covers the flavors, so if you choose to use bottled lemon juice, no one will know.
For a smooth tasting, not too sweet non-alcoholic triple sec syrup try this one.
You can’t mix a great martini without a great shaker. I have at least a dozen shakers, but this one from OXO is my favorite. The shaker doesn’t leak, and the cap will measure from 1/2 to 1.5 ounces. And it is dishwasher safe! You can’t go wrong with OXO.
And remember the chilled martini glass. Nothing is worse than a martini in a warm glass. Check out these 2 that I recommend. Joy Jolt set of 6 martini glasses in multi-colors and Crafthouse by Fortessa, set of 4 martini glasses. They are both dishwasher-safe. Joy Jolt is a short martini glass, great for stacking in the freezer, and the Crafthouse by Fortessa is tall and elegant. Still, finding a safe spot to lay it down in the freezer is harder.
But if ‘bling’ is your style, you can find the bling martini glasses here. They make great holiday gifts for your entertaining friends. Of course, don’t forget to buy a pair for yourself.
How to make a Pomegranate Martini
Pour the Vodka, pomegranate juice, Cointreau, lemon juice, and triple-sec syrup into a shaker, and let it sit for just a minute. Shake well and pour your Pomegranate martini into your martini glass.
More easy Martinis
- Lemon Drop Martini
- Coconut Espresso Martini
- Snowflake Martini
- Ransom Note Martini
- Caramel Apple Vodka Martini
- Birthday Cake Martini
- Pumpkin Pie Martini
- Espresso Martini
- French Martini
- Winter White Cosmo
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- 2 Ounces Vodka I like to use Absolut, Stoli or Greygoose
- 2 Ounces Pomegranate juice
- 1/2 Ounce Cointreau
- 1/2 Ounce Lemon juice
- 1/4 Ounce Triple sec syrup
- Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
- Shake until well chilled.
- Pour into a chilled martini glass.
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