Three martini glasses with recipes made at home

Do you a love a nice chilled Martini? We have the perfect day for you! National Martini Day is observed on June 19th. Whether you favor the more simpler Martini recipes, or enjoy creating new flavorful drink concoctions; today is your day to celebrate. Are you new to the world of martini’s or are you simply looking for a different recipe to enjoy? Try one of our favorite recipes below, take a sip, and celebrate!

Chocolate Martini


  • 1 ½ ounces Godiva chocolate liqueur 
  • 1 ½ ounces Créme de Cocoa 
  • ½ ounce vanilla vodka 
  • 2 ½ ounces milk 
  • 1 ounce Hershey’s Syrup for glass 


  1. Fill a martini shaker half full with ice and add the Godiva Liqueur, Creme de Cocoa, vanilla vodka and milk. Shake vigorously. 
  2. Swirl the inside of the martini glass with the Hershey’s syrup and then strain the chocolate martini into the glass. 
  3. Serve immediately. 

Recipe fromGarnish with Lemon 

Coconut Key Lime Martini


  • 4.5 ounces Blue Chair Bay Key Lime Crème Rum 
  • 1.5 ounces Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum 
  • 1.5 ounces Vanilla Rum 
  • Handful of ice 
  • 1 graham cracker, crushed 
  • 1 lime 


  1. Crush graham crackers using a ziplock bag and rolling pin or food processor. 
  2. Using a slice of lime, rim a martini glass and dip into crushed graham crackers. 
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients into a drink shaker and shake well. 
  4. Strain into martini glass and top with a slice of lime and enjoy! 

Recipe from: Emily Enchanted 

Sunset Martini


  • 4 oz. coconut rum 
  • 4 oz. pineapple juice 
  • 2 oz. vodka 
  • Ice 
  • 1 oz. grenadine 
  • Maraschino cherries, for garnish 
  • Pineapple wedge, for garnish 


  1. Combine coconut rum, pineapple juice, vodka, and a few ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and shake until cold. Strain into martini glasses and slowly pour 1/2 ounce of grenadine into each glass.  
  2. Garnish with cherries and a wedge of pineapple. 

Recipe from: Delish 

Hawaiian Martini


To make one Martini

  • 1 ounce vodka 
  • 1 ounce triple sec 
  • 1 ounce coconut rum 
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice 
  • Pineapple and cherry for garnish 

To make a pitcher

  • 1 cup vodka 
  • 1 cup triple sec 
  • 1 cup coconut rum 
  • 2 cups pineapple juice 
  • Pineapple and cherry for garnish 


  1. To make one cocktail: pour liquor and juice into a shaker filled with ice. Shake then pour into a cold martini glass. Garnish with pineapple and a maraschino cherry. 
  2. To make a pitcher (serves 6-8): stir liquor and juice in a pitcher. Shake with ice before pouring each drink. Garnish with pineapple and a maraschino cherry. 

Recipe from: Crazy for Crust 

Sea Blue Martini


  • 2 oz Absolut Citron 
  • .5 oz Blue Curacao 
  • 1 oz lemonade 
  • 1 oz Sprite 


  1. Pour 1 oz Sprite into Martini Glass 
  2. Combine Absolut Citron, Blue Curacao, and Lemonade with ice in a martini shaker and shake 
  3. Strain into a martini glass 

Recipe from: Tammilee Tips 

Pink Starburst Martini


Makes 1 Martini

  • 3 ounces Vodka 
  • 1 ounce strawberry kiwi juice 
  • 1.5 ounces strawberry flavored seltzer or sparkling water 
  • Pink starburst to garnish 


  1. Add vodka and strawberry kiwi juice to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. 
  2. Shake vigorously until well combined. 
  3. Pour mixture into martini glass and top with 1.5 ounces of strawberry flavored seltzer water. 
  4. Garnish with pink starburst and enjoy! 

Recipe from: Boston Chic Party 

Blackberry Martini


  • 4 oz Gin 
  • 2 Tbsp Blackberry Jam  
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Rum 
  • 1 Tbsp Pineapple Juice 
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice 
  • 2 Tbsp Simple Syrup 
  • 5 Ice cubes 


  1. In a martini shaker, add 4 ounces gin  
  2. Add 2 Tbsp of blackberry jam 
  3. Add 2 Tbsp of coconut rum and 1 Tbsp of pineapple juice 
  4. To the shaker, add 1 tsp of lime juice and 2 Tbsp of simple syrup 
  5. Add 5 ice cubes and shake well 
  6. Serve these blackberry martinis in chilled glasses 

Recipe fromHealing Tomato 



  • 2 oz apple vodka 
  • 4 oz apple juice 
  • 1 oz simple syrup to taste 
  • 1 oz lemon juice or sour mix – to taste 
  • 1 apple sliced 
  • Ice 


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. 
  2. Add the apple vodka and apple juice. 
  3. Shake well to chill, and then taste. 
  4. I used a green apple vodka that had a bit of a sour punch, so I didn’t feel the need to add lemon juice – and then the simple syrup to balance the tartness, but you may want to if your apple liquor is more subtle. 
  5. Garnish your martini glass with an apple slice and serve. 

Recipe from: Amanda’s Cookin 

Fresh Watermelon Martini


  • 1/4 cup sugar 
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt 
  • 6 oz fresh watermelon juice, I used a seedless watermelon so mixed it in my food processor and then strained it through a metal strainer. 
  • 2 & 1/2 oz good vodka 
  • 2 & 1/2 oz Limoncello or orange liqueur 
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice 
  • Ice 
  • Watermelon wedges for garnish 


  1. Chill 2-3 glasses in your fridge or freezer 10 minutes before making the cocktail. 
  2. Combine the sugar and salt and spread it on a flat bread plate. Dampen the rim of your glass with water or lime juice and dip it in the sugar/salt mixture. (Save the leftover mixture for another occasion). 
  3. Combine the watermelon juice, vodka, liqueur and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 6-8 times. 
  4. Strain and pour the mixture into the prepared glasses and garnish with a watermelon wedge. 

Recipe from: Creative Culinary 

Snickertini (Snickers Candy Flavored Martini)


  • 3 ounces Caramel Vodka 
  • 1 ounce Irish Cream (plain or caramel flavor) 
  • 1 ounce Chocolate Liqueur 
  • .5 ounce Amaretto 
  • Splash half-and-half (optional)
  • Optional Garnish: Chocolate Sauce, Caramel Sauce, Mini Snickers, Whipped Cream, Cocoa Powder 


  1. Optional: Drizzle vertical lines of chocolate and/or caramel sauce on the inside of 2 martini glasses. Chill in the freezer until ready to use. 
  2. For the cocktail: Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake until chilled and strain into martini glasses. 
  3. Garnish with whipped cream and mini snickers. Enjoy! 

Recipe from: No Spoon Necessary 

Gummy Bear Martini


  • 1 1/2 ounces raspberry vodka 
  • 1 ounce peach schnapps 
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice 
  • Gummy bears, for garnish 


  1. Gather the ingredients 
  2. In a cocktail shaker, pour the raspberry vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice. Fill with ice. 
  3. Shake well. 
  4. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. 
  5. Garnish with a skewer of gummy bears. Serve and enjoy. 

Recipe from: The Spruce Eats 

Sparkling Strawberry Martini


Simple Syrup: 

  • ½ cup granulated sugar 
  • ½ water 


  • 4 large fresh strawberries 
  • 3 ounces good quality vodka 
  • 1 ½ ounces simple syrup 
  • 1 ½ to 2 ounces sparkling wine 
  • Additional simple syrup and sugar to rim the glass 


To make simple syrup:

  1. In either a small saucepan combine the sugar and water.  Bring to just a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.  Remove from heat and let cool. 

To make drink:

  1. On two small plates drizzle a small amount of simple syrup on one plate and a small layer of granulated sugar on another.  Dip the rim of the glass into the agave, then press into the sugar.  Shake off excess and set aside. 
  2. In a martini shaker, add strawberries and muddle well. Press as much juice out of the fruit as possible. 
  3. Add simple syrup, vodka and ice. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds. 
  4. Double strain into the rimmed martini glass using mesh strainer.  Tap the strainer against your hand to shake as much of the martini out of the strawberry pulp left in the strainer. 
  5. Slowly pour sparkling wine over the top of the martini to fill the glass. 

Recipe from: Hunger Thirst Play

Gin Martini


  • 2 ounces gin chilled 
  • 1/2 ounces dry vermouth (1 tablespoon) chilled 


  1. Chill a cocktail glass by filling it with ice and cold water. 
  2. In the metal cup of a cocktail shaker, add ice cubes (not crushed ice). 
  3. Add in the gin and dry vermouth and stir. 
  4. Strain into a cocktail glass. 
  5. Add a lemon twist or a cocktail olive. 

Recipe from: Simple Joy