Stronger than your average apple martinis, these drinks combine vodka and vermouth, which is tempered with the sweetness of apple juice. Mix up a pitcher to serve when entertaining.
- Makes: 12 servings
- Serving Size: 3 ounces
- Yields: 36 ounces
- Start to Finish: 10 mins
- Rub orange wedges around the rims of 12 martini glasses. Dip rims into a dish of sugar to coat rims; set aside.
- In a pitcher combine vodka, apple juice concentrate, and vermouth. Place ice cubes in a martini shaker. For each drink, add 1/3 cup of the syrup mixture; shake. Strain into one of the prepared martini glasses. If desired, garnish with orange peel twists.
- Makes 12 servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Prepare as above, except substitute 6 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed, for the apple juice concentrate. Omit the orange peel garnish.
Nutrition Facts (Apple Martinis)
- Per serving:
- 164 kcal cal.,
- 5 mg sodium,
- 7 g carb.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet