This is a simple cocktail that is dangerously refreshing. Use freshly squeezed blood oranges mixed with fresh lime and lemon juice for a tart cocktail that’s not too sweet. A clean tasting vodka and a splash of Cointreau are all you need to get the weekend started.
Blood Orange martini – makes 2 cocktails
Juice of 3-4 blood oranges- about 1 cup of juice
juice of 1 lemon
juice of 1 lime
1 oz Cointreau
2 oz Vodka
- In a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice, add all the juices: blood orange, lemon and lime. Top with Cointreau and Vodka. orange juice,
- Shake well for 30 seconds or until cocktail shaker has frosted over.
- Strain and pour into chilled martini glasses.
Garnish with a slice of lime if desired.