Pomegranate Martini: Recipe using Simple Ingredients
Pomegranate martini is among the most favorite cocktails in the past years. It has a nice red color from pomegranate juice. Pomegranate juice has also given the cocktail a great balance between the sweet and sour. The taste of this cocktail is amazing too and one will remember it for sure once he tries it.
You can actually make your own pomegranate martini anytime. You just need to have a shaker and a cocktail glass. This cocktail’s recipe only asks for basic ingredients and the making steps are surprisingly simple. The ingredients required are as follows:
1 oz (30ml) Vodka
1/2 oz (15ml) orange liqueur (e.g. Cointreau®)
3 oz (90ml) freshly squeezed pomegranate juice
Champagne or Sparkling wine (optional)
Some pomegranate seeds (for garnish)
Lemon/Lime peel (for garnish)
The steps for making the cocktail are easy too. First, fill the cocktail shaker with 1/4 crushed ice. Then, pour in the vodka, liqueur, juice and champagne. Shake until well blended. Then, strain the cocktail into a chilled cocktail glass. Add a squeeze of lemon or lime juice if you like. Finally, garnish it with some pomegranate seeds and lemon peel. The cocktail is now ready to be served.
You may come across other pomegranate martini recipes using different ingredients, but the steps for making this cocktail is basically the same.