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This fresh cranberry lemon drop martini recipe is a little bit sweet, a little bit tart, and every bit refreshing and simple. You'll make your own simple syrup using cranberries, water, and sugar as the base for this martini recipe.

Cranberry Lemon Drop Martini

This fresh cranberry lemon drop martini recipe is a little sweet, a little tart, and such an easy cocktail to make. You'll make your own simple syrup using cranberries, water, and sugar as the base for this martini recipe.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry, lemon, martini, vodka
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 331 kcal

Ingredients

Simple Syrup:

Cranberry Lemon Drops:

Instructions

  1. Coarsely chop the cranberries and place in a medium saucepan with water. Simmer the cranberries for 20 minutes.
  2. Gently mash the cranberries and strain through cheesecloth or a fine strainer (you should have about 1 cup of juice, add more water if not)
  3. Place the juice back in the saucepan with 1 cup of sugar. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Set aside to cool.
  4. Fill a shaker halfway with large chunks of ice. Add in 2 oz (¼ cup) of each the cranberry simple syrup, lemon juice, and vodka.
  5. Shake until mixed and chilled well, and pour into a martini glass. Enjoy immediately!
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Lemon Drop Martini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 331
% Daily Value*
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 125mg4%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Sugar 3g3%
Vitamin C 47.2mg57%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.