It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and there’s a drink for that. Try making this cran-spiced martini for your holiday parties.
Martinis are perfect for parties and this one is a festive touch for any of your parties this December. You’ll impress your Christmas party attendees or your dinner party guests with this unique take on a vodka martini. All you need is a bottle of Reyka vodka, cranberry juice and to whip up some vanilla spiced syrup.
2 parts Reyka Vodka
1 part 100% Cranberry
3/4 part Vanilla spiced syrup (recipe below)*
Combine all the ingredients into shaker with ice. Shake, strain and garnish.
*To make vanilla spiced syrup: Bring 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, 5 allspice, 1 cinnamon stick 2.5in. Bring to a boil in a pot. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Let cool completely. Fine strain and add .5 oz vanilla extract.
Stay tuned to Nashville Noise through December for more holiday cocktails.