Monday, March 2, 2015

Mangia Monday: 50 Shades of Grey Vodka Martini

Since everyone seems to be jumping on the 50 Shades of Grey bandwagon, we thought we'd offer a little inspiration too! Get your hands on this 50 Shades of Grey Vodka Martini recipe from Bevmo!  This juicy, chilled martini is sure to get you in the mood for some big time fan girling.  Let us know what you think.

5 fresh raspberries
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice1 small blood orange, juiced2 teaspoons agave nectar2 ounces Belvedere Vodka
3 ounces black cherry juice1 fresh cherry for garnish

Place the raspberries, lime juice, and blood orange juice in a cocktail shaker. Using a muddler or wooden spoon, smash the raspberries to release all of their juice. Pour in the agave, vodka, and cherry juice. Fill with ice and cover tightly with lid. Shake vigorously for about 30 seconds to fully combine and chill. Pour the cocktail into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a fresh cherry before serving.