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Candy Cane Martinis

Candy Cane Martinis are made with peppermint vodka. Make your own homemade peppermint vodka then make a candy cane martini or a creamy candy cane martini!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword martini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 398kcal
Author Dorothy Kern

Ingredients

For the peppermint vodka

  • 2 cups vodka
  • 5 candy canes plus more for rimming glasses

For the Candy Cane Martini (serves 2)

  • 2 ounces peppermint vodka
  • 2 ounces peppermint schnapps
  • 4 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 2 ounces creme de cocoa

For the Creamy Candy Cane Martini (serves 2)

  • 3 ounces peppermint vodka
  • 3 ounces Baileys Irish Cream

Instructions

  • To make the peppermint vodka: add vodka and candy canes to a jar. Seal and let sit until candy canes are dissolved (about 2-4 hours). May make up to 1 week ahead; store in refrigerator.
  • Rim 2 martini glasses with crushed candy canes: dip the glass in water then in a pile of crushed candy canes.
  • To make the Candy Cane Martini: Add both vodkas, schnapps, and creme de cocoa in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into martini glasses.
  • To make the Creamy Candy Cane Martini: add vodka and Irish cream to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into martini glasses.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1drink | Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Sugar: 19g