Raspberry Martini

Today, we’re diving headfirst into the tantalizing world of the Raspberry Martini—a concoction so versatile, it’s a guaranteed hit for date nights, girls’ nights, or any celebration that demands a touch of vibrant sophistication. When it comes to cocktails, a raspberry martini is one of my favorites. Making crafted cocktails at home is easier than you think. The key is truly fresh ingredients. We make my own raspberry simple syrup by just using fresh raspberries, water and sugar. This cocktail is made with a splash of St. Germain Elderflower liqueur for a dreamy layer of flavor.

What you will need for this Raspberry Martini:

Fresh Raspberries (for garnish): These visually appealing berries not only adorn the cocktail but also infuse it with a tart sweetness, enhancing the raspberry essence.

Raspberry Simple Syrup (recipe on your blog): This homemade syrup intensifies the raspberry flavor, providing a sweet balance to the tartness while ensuring a fresh and vibrant taste.

Fresh Lemon Juice: The addition of freshly squeezed lemon juice introduces a lively, citrusy note that counterbalances the sweetness of the raspberry syrup, lending a zesty and refreshing complexity.

Elderflower Liqueur: Offering a distinct floral and slightly sweet taste, elderflower liqueur elevates the drink by imparting a fragrant and delicate flavor that pairs harmoniously with raspberries.

Vodka or Gin: Serving as the alcoholic base, vodka or gin brings its unique characteristics to the mix. Vodka offers a neutral base, allowing the raspberry and other flavors to shine, while gin contributes botanical notes that complement the fruity and floral elements of the cocktail.

Combining these ingredients results in a well-balanced and flavorful Raspberry Martini, where the sweetness of raspberries, tanginess of lemon, floral essence of elderflower, and the chosen spirit’s character intertwine to create a sophisticated and enjoyable cocktail experience. Adjusting ingredient ratios can personalize the drink to suit individual taste preferences, ensuring a perfect Raspberry Martini with every sip.


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2 Raspberry martinis for valentines day cocktails

Raspberry Martini

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 6 minutes
Course: cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: martini, raspberry, vodka
Servings: 2 martinis
Calories: 187kcal
Author: theperksofbeingus



Ingredients for Raspberry Martinis Garnish:

Ingredients for Raspberry Martinis

  • 4 ounces vodka or gin
  • 1 ounce Elderflower liqueur Like St. Germain
  • 1 ½ ounces lemon juice
  • 1 ½ ounces raspberry simple syrup
  • ice


  • Skewer raspberries onto skewers.
    10 fresh raspberries
  • Place vodka or gin, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
  • Strain into two martini glasses. Garnish with skewered raspberries.


Serving: 1martini | Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 0.02mg
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Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

Hi, we are Bruce and Dina Miller. We love to cook every night. We enjoy making a few healthy dishes, and also comfort food. We love crafting cocktails too! Come take a look, we would love to share our recipes with you.


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  4. Chris Sarjant Reply

    5 stars
    OMG…. this looks amazing….

    • Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

      Bruce and Dina Miller Reply

      Chris, Thank you! A drink to bring a smile to anyones face!

      Thank you,

      Dina and Bruce

  5. Elizabeth Crissey Reply

    5 stars
    The perfect martini that is full of flavor!! Such a pretty drink to serve at dinner parties!

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