Spiced Cherry Martini Cocktail

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This cocktail is as sophisticated as your guests, which each have unique, discerning palates. Learn how Jordan Catapano, a cocktail blogger, the drink’s creator, tailor-fits this holiday martini to each guest. Discover other holiday cocktails in our collection of original recipes from the top bartenders across the nation. Continue

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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces spiced aged rum
  • 1 ounce naturally sweetened cherry juice
  • 1 ounce pomegranate liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon organic vanilla simple syrup (see directions)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. For the organic vanilla simple syrup, boil one cup water, one cup organic sugar, and one organic vanilla bean for 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook 20 more minutes.
  3. Strain the syrup through a fine filter to catch vanilla bean particles and then set aside to cool.
  4. Combine all of the ingredients, stir and pour into a martini glass.
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Original URL: http://www.pbs.org/food/features/holiday-cocktails-christmas-drink-recipes/

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