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Servings: 2 people

Candy Cane Martinis

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
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!

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

  1. 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.

  2. Rim 2 martini glasses with crushed candy canes: dip the glass in water then in a pile of crushed candy canes.

  3. 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.

  4. To make the Creamy Candy Cane Martini: add vodka and Irish cream to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into martini glasses.

Recipe Video

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: martini

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1 drink) — Calories: 398, Carbohydrates: 26g, Sugar: 19g