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Magnificent Vodka Martini Recipe Options

Martinis add an air of sophistication to any party, but they don't have to be taken too seriously. There are lots of different gin and vodka martini recipe selections that will help you set the tone for your soiree. Serve up your martinis in our 10-ounce glasses, or give everyone a tasty treat by serving up mini-martinis in our 2-ounce glasses.

Everything's-Better-with-Chocolate Martini Recipes

Martinis don't have to be dry or old-fashioned. Martinis infused with chocolate are perfect for serving with desserts or for giving your guests with a sweet tooth some thing special to sip. These cocktail recipes are perfect for tasting portions served up in our 2-ounce glasses.

  • Mudslide Martini
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 oz Irish Cream
  • Milk / Cream
  • Ice
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Put Martini Glasses into Freezer for 5 minutes to chill. Shake, Vodka, coffee liqueur, and Irish Cream in Shaker with Ice. Shake well. Pour into chilled glass drizzled with chocolate syrup. Top with Milk or Cream.
Chocolate Martini

1.5 oz Chocolate Liqueur
1/2 oz Vodka
1.5 oz White Creme de cacao
2.5 oz Heavy Cream

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds until ice cold
  2. Strain into a martini glass and serve

Raspberry Chocolate Martini

1.5 oz Chambord
1.5 oz Kahl˙a
1 oz Heavy cream
80 percent dark chocolate shavings (for garnish)
Raspberries (for garnish)

Add all ingredients except garnishes into a shaker tin and shake with ice.

Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Sprinkle dark chocolate shavings and add a raspberry on top for garnish.

Fantastically Fruity Martini Recipes

If dry martinis are for the sophisticated, discerning drinker, fruity martinis are their know-how-to-party drink cousins. These drink recipes blend delicious fruits with the traditional martini to create unexpected excitement for your gatherings.

Blue Berry Martini

  • 1 1/2 ounces Vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Triple Sec
  • 2 ounces blueberry juice (fresh)
  • 1 ounce mango juice (fresh)
  • Garnish: fresh blueberries

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with Shake well.

Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Garnish with fresh blueberries skewered on a cocktail pick.

Pomegranate Martini
  • 1 ounce Pomegranate Vodka
  • 3/4 ounce peach schnapps
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • Garnish: ground cinnamon or granulated sugar or spiraled orange twist

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.

Shake well

Strain into a chilled Martini glass.

Garnish with either cinnamon and sugar or an orange twist.
Gummy Bear Martini
  • 1 1/2 ounces raspberry vodka
  • 1 ounce peach schnapps
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • Garnish: gummy bears

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well.

Strain into a chilled Martini Glass.

Garnish with a skewer of gummy bears

Classic Cocktail Recipes That Rock

If you prefer the classic martini tastes, these recipes are definitely for you. Playing on the flavor profiles that made martinis part of everyday life in the 1950s, these martini cocktail drinks give Don Draper a run for his money. You'll want to be sure to serve these delicious martinis in our 10-ounce glasses to create the perfect image of the classic martini.

Dirty Vodka Martini Recipe

6 parts Gin
2 parts Dry Vermouth
1 part Olive juice
Olive Garnish

  • Chill a martini glass in the freezer.
    Stir the liquor, olive brine, and vermouth with ice in a mixing glass.
    Strain into a chilled martini glass.Garnish with olives.

Classic Gimlet
2 oz Gin
3/4 oz Lime Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
Lime Twist

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour in the gin, lime juice and simple syrup. Stir vigorously with a long cocktail spoon until very cold. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass, or strain over a rocks glass filled with ice, depending on preference. Garnish with the cucumber wheel and serve immediately.

Shake, Stir, and Pour Martinis Like a Pro

When you create these signature martinis, you will want to make sure that you have all the right tools at your disposal. That's why you'll need one of our 18 or 22-ounce cocktail shaker sets to get the night started off properly. Have plenty of ice on hand so that you can mix properly, and practice the art of the shake. When you shake a martini, you want to shake vigorously, but not too hard. Should you decide to stir your martinis, be sure to stir them thoroughly to get the right flavor mix before pouring.

In addition to the best gin, vodka, vermouth, and mixers, you will also need great garnishes. While olives are ideal for a martini recipe, the fruit-inis call for something a little more exciting. Blueberries are perfect for the blueberry martini and you can create a great flavor combination by adding orange wedges to chocolate martinis. Have fun with these add-ons for your drink recipes and see just how much your guests will fall in love with your creations.