Apple Ginger Martini

The snap of apple and the tang of ginger elevate this martini into a super-sippable creation.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

1/4
cup chopped unpeeled apple
1
tablespoon chopped gingerroot
1/4
cup vodka (2 oz)
2
tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur (1 oz)
2
tablespoons white cranberry juice cocktail (1 oz)
1
tablespoon lime juice
Ice cubes or crushed ice
Apple slice or lime wedge

  • 1 In bottom of cocktail shaker, muddle chopped apple and gingerroot with muddler or end of wooden spoon. Add vodka, liqueur, cranberry juice cocktail and lime juice.
  • 2 Fill cocktail shaker with ice; shake until blended. Pour into chilled martini glass, straining out apple, gingerroot and ice. Garnish with apple slice.

Expert Tips

Use a spoon to remove the peel from the gingerroot before chopping.

Apple juice can be substituted for the white cranberry juice.