Mistletoe Martini

Welcome to day seven of The Twelve Boozy Days of Christmas!

Oh man I’m cutting it close today.  I almost forgot to put up my post! I was in the kitchen all day melting chocolate and making delicious caramel nutella crisp cookies. After I finally sat down I felt like it would be in my best interest to not move for a couple of hours 🙂 Then for dinner my most lovely boyfriend took me to The Melting Pot. We got my favorite meal. Cheese and chocolate. Yum…….

Now onto the martini.  The original recipe called for cranberry tea but I decided to use pomegranate tea since that is what I had on hand. I found it to be refreshing and delicious – perfect for any holiday party.


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Mistletoe Martini

Yield: 1 drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

3/4 oz. lemon juice
3 or 4 ice cubes
3 teaspoons sugar
3 oz. chilled cranberry or pomegranate herbal tea
2 oz. orange juice
2 oz. vodka

Directions:

Place ice cubes in martini shaker and add all the ingredients. Close the shaker and shake. Strain into two martini glasses. Garnish and enjoy.

6 Responses to “Mistletoe Martini”

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    Joanne — December 8, 2010 at 7:08 am

    First I need a date. Then I need to make this mistletoe martini. Then I need to make out with said date. HOpefully over fondue.

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    Barbara — December 8, 2010 at 8:16 am

    Oh yeah, I’m on board with this one!

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    Faith — December 8, 2010 at 10:20 am

    Ooooh, I LOVE The Melting Pot and I haven’t been there in forever! Mr. NN is such a sweetie for taking you — I’m going to hint around to Mike! 😉 Love the adorable name of this cocktail!

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    Biren @ Roti n Rice — December 8, 2010 at 11:34 am

    I love cheese fondue but have never been to the Melting Pot. Your Mistletoe Martini sounds really good. I do have some pomegranate tea and vodka. This will be a nice cocktail for the Christmas party.

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    Tiffany — December 8, 2010 at 12:27 pm

    What a great name for a martini! I love anything pomegranate, so this would be perfect for me!

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    Erica — December 9, 2010 at 5:52 pm

    Cheese and chocolate for dinner? That sounds pretty jammin. And a pretty – christmasy colored drink!

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