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Pink Grapefruit Martini

Pink Grapefruit Martini

This delicious classic cocktail for a Grapefruit Martini is a tart, sweet and refreshing drink that will be perfect for your next gathering, special occasion or for happy hour!

Do you like trying new cocktails? If so, you’ll love this easy grapefruit martini recipe. 

It’s the perfect drink for a summer party, for girls night or just a casual evening drink.

This refreshing grapefruit martini has a tart grapefruit flavor thanks to fresh juices that is balanced by the sweetness of the smooth vodka, and it’s easy to make too! 

Pink Grapefruit Martini

How to Make a Pink Grapefruit Martini

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Pink Grapefruit Martini

Instructions 

The first step is to fill a cocktail shaker with ice

Add all of the other ingredients.

Cover and shake vigorously to blend.

Remove lid and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Garnish your easy cocktail with slices of lime and serve immediately. Enjoy! 

Pink Grapefruit Martini

How to Make a Mocktail Version

For an equally delicious alcohol-free version, replace the vodka and orange liquor with 1 cup sparkling water or club soda and ¼ cup fresh orange juice. Then, pour all ingredients into a pitcher filled with ice, rather than a cocktail shaker, to combine before serving your refreshing cocktail.

What to serve with a Grapefruit Martini?

A Pink Grapefruit Vodka Martini is a refreshing and festive cocktail that’s perfect for sipping on a warm summer day. Whether you’re serving this at a party or enjoying it at home, there are plenty of delicious food items that pair perfectly with it. 

Some light appetizers that would be great with a Grapefruit Martini include crudité and dip, bruschetta, or
Caprese salad. If you’re looking for something heartier, consider shrimp cocktail, chicken skewers, or mini pizzas.

And no matter what you serve, don’t forget the garnish! A slice of grapefruit or a few fresh mint leaves make for a beautiful and tasty finish to this lovely cocktail.

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pink grapefruit martini

Pink Grapefruit Martini Recipe

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
This delicious classic cocktail for a Grapefruit Martini is a tart, sweet and refreshing drink that will be perfect for your next gathering, special occasion or for happy hour!

Ingredients

  • ice, to fill a shaker
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 6 oz vodka
  • 2 oz orange liqueur, such as Cointreau or triple sec
  • 1 large lime, cut into slices

Instructions

    1. Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add all other ingredients.
    2. Cover and shake vigorously to blend. 
    3. Remove lid and strain into martini glasses.
    4. Garnish with slices of lime and serve immediately. Enjoy! 

Notes

For an equally delicious alcohol-free version, replace the vodka and orange liquor with 1 cup sparkling water and ¼ cup fresh orange juice. Then, pour all ingredients into a pitcher filled with ice, rather than a cocktail shaker, to combine before serving.

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Iamnirt

Saturday 19th of June 2021

Delish!! I loosely followed - 2 oz vodka, 1 oz triple sec, one oz lime juice, two oz ruby grapefruit juice over ice filled martini shaker and shake shake shake pour into a sugar rimmed glass. Delish!! Thanks for a great recipe! Cheers!

Alicia Hewitt

Saturday 14th of July 2018

This sounds absolutely delicious!! I have got to make this for my next girls night!!

June S.

Sunday 8th of July 2018

(Pink Grapefruit Martini) This recipe for the grapefruit martinis sounds really good to me, I would substitute the grapefruit juice with either pineapple or pink lemonade because I take cholesterol medication.

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