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DIY Holiday Cranberry Martinis

DIY, Featured, Home  /   /  By Aimee Santos

If you are throwing a holiday party or wintertime gathering at your home, a great way to get into the festive spirit is to make a cranberry martini. They are so easy to make and always put me and my guests in a merry mood!

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz vermouth
  • 2 cups of fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • ice
  • rosemary (garnish)

STEPS:

1. Create a cranberry simple syrup. Add cranberries, sugar, and water to your saucepan and simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for about 10 minutes. Let cool, then strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Discard cranberries.

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2. Add ice, 2 oz gin, 1 oz vermouth, and 1 oz cranberry syrup to a cocktail shaker and shake to chill.

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3. Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with something green, like rosemary.

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