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3 stemmed glasses holding Lime Blackberry Martinis

Lime Blackberry Martini

  • Author: Lee Clayton Roper
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Purée cooling time: 35 mins
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Cocktails, martinis
  • Method: stovetop, shaken
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Elegant, sophisticated and alluring, a Lime Blackberry Martini is the perfect specialty cocktail for your next special gathering. Vodka, blackberry lime purée, and ginger liqueur are combined together in this beautiful and alluring cocktail.


Ingredients

Scale

Blackberry Lime Purée (Yield = 2/3 to 3/4 cup)

  • 2 boxes (6 ounce) fresh blackberries (can also use frozen)
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons water

Blackberry Lime Martini

  • 1/2 cup Blackberry Lime Purée
  • 2/3 cup (5 1/2 ounces) good quality vodka
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) ginger liqueur
  • Splash fresh lime juice, to taste

Instructions

Blackberry Lime Purée

  1. Place blackberries, honey, lime juice and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or until berries are very tender.
  2. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  3. Place a fine mesh strainer over a medium mixing bowl. Press berries and their juice through the strainer to remove the solids.
  4. Place strained purée in a covered jar and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Blackberry Lime Martini

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker around halfway with ice.
  2. Add 1/2 cup Blackberry Lime Purée, vodka, ginger liqueur and splash lime juice.
  3. Shake vigorously to mix. Taste; add more lime juice as needed.
  4. Carefully strain into 2 martini or coupe glasses.
  5. Garnish with lime slices and serve.

Notes

Make ahead: Blackberry Purée can be prepared up to 2 days ahead, covered and refrigerated. It can also be frozen in a sealed container for up to 1 month.

Keywords: blackberries, martini, specialty cocktail

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