*note: 2 tablespoons=1 ounce…and drink responsibly!
Pour the remaining ingredients, except for the mint, in a cocktail shaker, half-filled with ice cubes. Shake vigorously and strain into martini glasses. Garnish each glass with a sprig of mint and serve.
Makes 2 servings. *This is a great substitue for the chocolate martini.
Pomtini (Pomegranate Martini)
2 oz. Citrus Vodka
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/4 oz. fresh pomegranate juice
1 oz. simple syrup
Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with orange peel.
· 1½ ounces Malibu (or other coconut-flavored rum)
· ½ cup coconut sorbet or gelato
· 1 ounce fresh lime juice
· 1 ounce coconut milk
· Pineapple wedge
· Dusting of ground nutmeg
Combine all ingredients but the garnishes in a blender with ½ cup ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the pineapple, and sprinkle the top with nutmeg.
Anyone of these cocktails can be used for a signature drink during your wedding or event.