Pomegranate Martinis

Pomegranate syrup flavors this drink, but also try the orange and apple versions for your guests.

Ingredients
  • 1 orange, cut into wedges
  • Sugar
  • 3 cups vodka or gin
  • 3/4 cup pomegranate syrup
  • 1/3 cup dry vermouth
  • Ice cubes
  • Small pomegranates (optional)
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Directions
1. 
Rub orange wedges around rims of 12 martini glasses. Invert glasses into a dish of sugar to coat rims; set glasses aside. In a small pitcher, combine the vodka, pomegranate syrup, and vermouth. Place ice cubes in a martini shaker. For each drink, add 1/3 cup of the syrup mixture; shake. Strain into one of the prepared martini glasses. Garnish with a small pomegranate, if desired. Makes 12 drinks.

Variation

  • Orange Martinis:

    Prepare as above, except use 6 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed, in place of the syrup. Omit garnish.

Variation

  • Apple Martinis:

    Prepare as above except use 3/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed, in place of the syrup. Garnish with fresh orange peel twists.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 154, carb. (g) 5, vit. C (mg) 7, sodium (mg) 1, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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