Martini’s are usually quite a strong drink and technically only Gin Martini’s are really Martinis. These days the name is often used on many different cocktails simply served in a Martini/Cocktail glass. In any case who are we to be stubborn sticklers for tradition? This “Strawberry Martini” is similar to the Gin Martini in 2 ways; it is strong and served in a Martini Glass! The strawberries and sugar will however disguise that strength as sweetness, mmmmmmm!
Note: You will need: a martini glass, a cocktail shaker and a muddler for this recipe.
- Place glass in freezer until frosted, or fill with ice and allow to chill.
- Muddle 2 strawberries with half a shot of in the shaker.
- Add ice to shaker.
- Add 1.5 shots of vodka.
- Add ½ a shot of strawberry liqueur.
- Shake vigorously and strain into frosted/chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a fresh strawberry.