Friday, November 6, 2009

Weekend Cocktails - Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

Here's our next adult beverage in the Weekend Cocktail series - The Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

Looking at that blood red, makes me think this would've been a great cocktail for Halloween weekend. Oh well, it'll have to wait till next year!

For this, you will need, vodka, I recommend a citrus one but regular will do, and go ahead with your bad self and bring on the Grey Goose or Finlandia, if you like. Me, I'm on a budget.

You'll also need, triple sec, pomegranate juice, cranberry juice (or you can double up on the POM), and one lime.

You'll also need a shaker. You remember my fancy smancy one, right?

Pour everything in your shaker, top it off with some ice, give it a little shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. I actually like a bit of sweet with mine (surprise, surprise) , so I prefer the Rose's over the fresh lime juice here to add a bit of sweet.

Pomegranate Cosmopolitan
From the Kitchen of Deep South Dish

4 ounces citron vodka
2 ounces triple sec
4 ounces POM Wonderful pomegranate juice
2 ounces cranberry juice
Juice of one lime or 1 ounce of Rose's lime juice
Lime or pomegranate seeds, for garnish, optional

Swirl ice cubes in both martini glasses to chill; discard the ice. Add all of the ingredients (except garnish) to a shaker, top with ice. Shake until thoroughly blended and strain into two martini glasses.

Makes 2

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Posted by on November 6, 2009

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  1. Oh how cool, Mary! I love POM juice with my vodka and this looks like it 'wows' it up even more! Will def'ly make this tonight. I just bought fresh pomegranetes that are available right now . . . such a beautiful red color! Cheers, Ching Ching, and Salute' Roz

  2. Love the red color and I can say that i've made a few of these myself and they are wonderful!


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