I adapted this delicious Pomegranate Martini recipe from Oprah Whinfrey's television show which featured this recipe on her show called Oprah and
Rachael Ray Throw a Holiday Party.
Pomegranate Martini Recipe:
Beverage and Cocktails
Yields: 2 servings
Prep time: 10 min
1 1/2 cups fresh pomegranate juice (see recipe below for making juice if you
can't find it at your local store)*
2 ounces Absolute Citron Vodka or white tequila
1 ounce Cointreau Liquor
Splash of sparkling water
Squeeze of lemon
Superfine sugar for dipping
Pomegranate seeds, garnish (optional)
Pomegranate Juice may be purchased at most
grocery stores and also on line.
cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Place
pomegranate juice, vodka, Cointreau, sparkling water, and lemon juice; shake, Pour strained liquor into
martini cocktail glass. Garnish each with some pomegranate seeds.
NOTE: To create a sugar-rimmed
glass, take a lemon or lime wedge and rub the drinking surface of the glass so it is barely moist. Dip the edge of the glass in the sugar.