16 Fruity Martini Recipes to Perk Up the Party

Published January 10, 2022
Fruity Martini

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup soft fruit, such as berries or peaches
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • Ice
  • Lemon or lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fruit and simple syrup.
  3. Add the lemon or lime juice and vodka.
  4. Add ice and shake to chill.
  5. Strain into the chilled glass.
  6. Garnish with a lemon or lime wheel.

You can use this basic recipe to create your own fruitt martini, or try one of these tasty fruity martini recipes.

Raspberry Martini

Few fruity martinis are more recognized or beloved than the juicy and slightly sweet raspberry martini. Use raspberry-flavored vodka to punch up the flavors even more.

Raspberry Martini
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • ¾ ounce raspberry liqueur or raspberry simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge for garnish
  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, cranberry juice, raspberry liqueur, and lime juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lime wedge.

Pineapple Martini

Pineapple Martini

Short of making a tropical cocktail, this pineapple martini will take you someplace warm and sunny, even if the weather outside is gray and crummy.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces pineapple rum
  • ¾ ounce pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, pineapple rum, pineapple juice, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with pineapple wedge, if desired.

Strawberry Martini

Strawberry Martini

Nothing beats a berry juicy martini, especially with peak summer flavors of strawberries.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces strawberry vodka
  • ¾ ounce cranberry juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, strawberry vodka, cranberry juice, simple syrup, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry.

Orange Martini

Orange Martini

An orange martini is perfect for when you're looking for an alternative to a mimosa or just an added burst of vitamin C.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces citron vodka
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • Orange twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, citron vodka, orange juice, and orange liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with orange twist.

Cranberry Martini

Cranberry Martini

The cranberry martini isn't to be confused with the Cosmo. It skips the cranberry juice and relies on liqueurs for that notable cranberry flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces cranberry vodka
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • Cranberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, cranberry vodka, lime juice, simple syrup, and orange liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with cranberries.

Kiwi Martini

Kiwi Martini

Although unusual at first sight, the kiwi martini will soon be a new favorite.

Ingredients

  • ½ fresh peeled and sliced kiwi
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Kiwi slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle kiwi and simple syrup.
  3. Add ice, rum, and lime juice.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into chilled glass.
  6. Garnish with kiwi slice.

Apple Martini

Apple Martini

Sometimes the sour pucker of an appletini can disagree with you, and this, and it skips those sour flavors in favor of a crisp apple taste.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces apple vodka
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Apple slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, apple vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with apple slice.

Blood Orange Martini

Blood Orange Martini

As if its bright red hue isn't alluring enough, the tart yet raspberry sweet flavors of a blood orange will change your martini game.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • ¾ ounce blood orange liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, blood orange liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with orange slice.

Peach Martini

Peach Martini

Nothing says to take it slow and relax like a peach martini.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces peach vodka
  • ¾ ounce peach liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce cinnamon schnapps
  • Ice
  • Lime wheel and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, peach vodka, peach liqueur, lemon juice, and cinnamon schnapps.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.

Blueberry Martini

Blueberry Martini

If you can locate a blue vodka, then this martini really pops. If you can't, don't worry, the flavor still delivers in full.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces blueberry vodka
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce elderflower liqueur
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, blueberry vodka, lime juice, and elderflower liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lime wheel.

Pomegranate Martini

Pomegranate Martini

There's nothing, absolutely nothing, worse than wanting pomegranate and knowing you need to make a mess to get those tasty seeds until this martini.

Ingredients

  • 1¾ ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce pomegranate juice
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Orange ribbon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, pomegranate juice, orange liqueur, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with orange ribbon.

Cherry Martini

Cherry Martini

Cherry flavor doesn't need to be sickly sweet like cough syrup. A tart cherry martini brings fruity cherry flavor with a pleasing pucker.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce tart cherry juice
  • ¾ ounce cherry liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, tart cherry juice, cherry liqueur, and lime juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with cherry.

Grapefruit Martini

Grapefruit Martini

A sweet spin on the usually sour grapefruit, this fruity and citrus martini is a crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • ¾ ounce grapefruit juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce pink grapefruit liqueur
  • Ice
  • Grapefruit peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, grapefruit juice, simple syrup, and pink grapefruit liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with grapefruit peel.

Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear Martini

Contrary to popular belief, not the prickly pear makes for an incredible martini, and its soft flavors make for an easy sip.

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and sugar for rim
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • ¾ ounce prickly pear liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the martini glass or coupe with the lime wedge.
  3. With the sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, prickly pear liqueur, and lime juice.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into prepared glass.
  7. Garnish with lime wheel.

Watermelon Martini

Watermelon Martini

Skip lugging that giant watermelon home in favor of stirring up a watermelon martini.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces watermelon vodka
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Watermelon chunks for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, watermelon vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with watermelon chunks.

Fun, Fruity Martinis

Whichever fruit martini you choose to shake up, it's a relatively simple process once you know the flavor you want. Whether you opt for flavored vodka, a fruit simple syrup, some juice, or muddle it together, there's more than one way to skin fruity martini recipes.

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