There are several things that scream the holidays. Snow, presents, cranberries, and of course, peppermint. So once all the presents are wrapped under the tree, it only makes sense to sip on this Cranberry Peppermint Martini and pat yourself on the back for another great year! Promise, I won’t tell Santa if you don’t! 😉
What You Will Need to Make a Cranberry Peppermint Martini:
- 3 ounces gin
- 2 ounces cranberry juice
- 1-ounce sweet vermouth
- 1 peppermint stick
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- ice cubes
- Martini shaker
- Prep: crush up a single candy can into very small bits. Mix sugar with crushed peppermint, then rim the Martini glass with simple syrup. Turn the glass upside down and dredge the rim through the sugar and crushed peppermint.
- In a Martini shaker combine gin, cranberry juice, sweet vermouth and ice cubes. Close lid and shake, shake, shake!
- Strain into a chilled Martini glass.
- Serve, sip, and ENJOY!