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Wow your besties at cocktail hour with a fresh ginger martini recipe!

Fresh Ginger Martini Recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course party drinks
Servings 10 oz ginger syrup
Calories 108 kcal

what you'll need

ginger syrup (makes 5–6 martinis)

  • 1 lemon zest of lemon
  • 1/3 cup ginger coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

ginger martini (makes 1 serving)

  • cocktail shaker
  • ice
  • 1 1/2 - 2 oz vodka
  • 2 oz ginger simple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • twist lemon or lime, if desired
  • sugar to rim glass if desired

let's do it

ginger syrup

  • Combine ingredients in a medium saucepan then bring to a boil. Once the ingredients start to boil, remove from heat, stirring occasionally to ensure the sugar dissolves.
  • Once the liquid has cooled, strain and set aside.

ginger martini

  • Wet cocktail glass then place in freezer.
  • Fill cocktail shaker with ice then add vodka, ginger syrup and lime. Give the cocktail shaker a good rattle then set aside.
  • Remove cocktail glass from freezer then dip the rim in a plate of sugar, if desired.
  • If you like, fill glass with fresh ice—we served ours on the rocks!
  • Strain martini into the prepped cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with a lemon or lime zest, if desired.

One Last Thing

Giving this martini a good shake is vital for a smooth and silky result—there’s really no such thing as ‘bruising’ the liquor!


Calories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.04gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.005gSodium: 2mgPotassium: 15mgFiber: 0.04gSugar: 24g
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