Easy martini recipes that are perfect for entertaining, especially if you are hosting a Halloween party.
These cocktail recipes for Halloween themed martinis are sure to make your Halloween party a success! These martinis feature the colors of Halloween, orange and black, and the flavors of the fall season, such as pumpkin.
Chocolate Orange Martini
2 Parts Vodka 1 Part Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur Splash of Cointreau
Combine the vodka, chocolate liqueur, and Cointreau in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. You can garnish this martini with a chocolate stick, orange slice on the rim of the glass, or by creating a sugared chocolate rim (prior to pouring the drink, coat the rim of the glass with orange juice then dip the rim of the martini glass in a sugar and powdered chocolate mixture).
Frozen Creamsicle Martini
2 Cups Frozen Orange Sherbet ¼ Cup Smirnoff Vanilla Twist Vodka ¼ Cup Cream ½ Cup Ice
Place all of the ingredients in a blender, and blend well; be sure that no ice chunks remain in the mixture. Pour the creamsicle mixture into martini glasses; the amount of vodka can be increased or decreased depending on the tastes of guests.
Pumpkin Pie Martini
2 Parts Smirnoff Vanilla Twist Vodka 1 Part Pumpkin Spice Syrup 1 Part Cream
Combine the vodka, syrup, and cream in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. You can garnish this drink by sprinkling nutmeg over the drink.
Frozen Pumpkin Spice Martini
2 Cups Vanilla Ice Cream ¼ Cup Vodka Splash of Cream ½ Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
Place all of the ingredients in a blender, and blend well. Pour the mixture into martini glasses; the amount of vodka can be increased or decreased depending on the tastes of guests.
These are easy cocktails to prepare, which is why they are so perfect for serving at holiday parties. Furthermore, specialty martinis are one of the hottest beverage trends today.
Keep in mind that all of these martini recipes can be easily adjusted to suit your guests’ tastes and tolerances for alcohol. One of the greatest things about mixology is the freedom it allows in mixing cocktails. Take a stroll down the aisles of a local liquor store and browse the selection of cordials and flavored liqueurs; get inspired by the multitude of options and get creative behind the bar.
Basically any flavor martini is possible to create, just combine two parts of vodka (consider using flavored vodka) with one part of any flavored liqueur (or several different flavored liqueurs). Splashes of juice, milk, or cream can also be added to martinis to enhance flavor or balance the alcohol.