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5 Christmas Martinis

Courtesy of www.thatsthespirit.com:

Bright and exciting colors and festive garnishes mark this collection of fabulous Christmas holiday martinis. This classic cocktail continues to stimulate, and creative new martinis featuring flavorful additions make for a perfect centerpiece to any celebratory holiday gathering. From the Christmas Cosmpolitan to the Champagne Tini, you’re sure to find a Christmas-themed martini to match your yuletide mood.

1. WHITE CHRISTMAS DREAM

Ingredients:

1 oz amaretto
1 oz heavy cream
1 oz vodka

Mixing instructions:
Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Option: Garnish with nutmeg.

2. BRANDY FROST

Ingredients:

2 oz milk (or half-and-half cream)
1/2 oz white crème de cacao
1 oz brandy
1 tbsp peppermint schnapps

Mixing instructions:
Pour all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a candy cane.

3. CANDY CANE MARTINI

Ingredients:

1-1/2 oz vodka
1 tsp peppermint schnapps

Mixing instructions:
Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Option: Garnish with a small candy cane or create a candy cane rim with crushed candy canes.

4. CHRISTMAS COSMOPOLITAN

Ingredients:

1/2 oz Cointreau
1/2 oz cranberry juice
1 tsp lime juice fresh
1 oz vodka

Mixing instructions:
Place all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Option: To garnish, float a few frozen cranberries after pouring.

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5. JACK FROST MARTINI

Ingredients:

1-1/2 oz vodka
Peppermint schnapps
Peppermint stick

Mixing instructions:
Stir vodka with a float of peppermint schnapps over ice. Strain and garnish with a peppermint candy cane.

Comments

  • Ryan Menavusar

    For a limited time, they have Candy Cane Crunch, which is dark and white chocolate infused with peppermint and a dusting of crushed candy canes.