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How To Make Orange Martinis

Updated on July 9, 2016
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A little bit of orange juice and some sugar give the traditional martini a sweet citrus twist. Step outside the box, and use the recipe below to make this awesome martini variation. You won't be disappointed!

Things You'll Need:

  • 6 martini glasses
  • a┬ácocktail shaker
  • a pitcher

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups gin or vodka
  • 1 orange, cut into wedges
  • 2 shots dry vermouth
  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar, on a shallow dish
  • ice cubes
  • orange peel twists

Instructions

  1. Rub the Orange wedges around the rims of your 6 martini glasses.
  2. Dip the rim of each glass into the shallow dish of sugar. Set your sugar-rimmed martini glasses aside.
  3. Stir the vodka or gin, vermouth and orange juice concentrate together in a pitcher.
  4. For each martini: pour 3 ounces of the mixture into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes, and shake. Strain into one of your prepared martini glasses.
  5. Garnish each Orange Martini with a twist of fresh orange peel. Serve.

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