To make this Great Blood Orange-Vanilla Martini You’ll need the following ingredients:
Vanilla Simple Syrup:
2 cups sugar
1 vanilla bean, scraped
Blood Orange-Vanilla Martini:
4 ounces blood orange juice
2 ounces vodka
1 strip blood orange zest
For the simple syrup: Combine the sugar, vanilla bean and 2 cups water in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, until the sugar melts. Remove from the heat and let cool. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
For the martini: In a cocktail shaker with ice, add the blood orange juice, vodka and 2 ounces of the simple syrup. Shake, then strain into a martini glass. Garnish with the orange zest.
Recipe courtesy of Dinner at Tiffani’s