You are now looking at the Perfect Cosmopolitan drink recipe, one of the most famous martini cocktails, in a few minutes you can be drinking this great cocktail.
The Cosmo became famous thanks to the “Sex and the city” girls, they were drinking this cocktail non stop! Since then the “Cosmo” became very popular, especially among the ladies.
The cocktails‘ basic ingredient is Vodka, any Vodka will do, i prefer “citron” vodka like absolut citron or ketel one citron for example, to it we add to it orange liqueur, cranberry juice, and lime cordial.
Here is my Cosmopolitan drink recipe mixing video. If you prefer a written recipe just scroll down this page.
Ingredients for the Perfect Cosmopolitan:
- 2 Oz citron vodka
- 1 Oz orange liqueur (always prefer Cointreau)
- 1 Oz Cranberry Juice
- Dash of Lime Cordial (we recommend Rose’s Lime Juice)
- 8 Ice cubes or crushed ice
- Lime peel for garnish
Sterilize the martini glass
Pour the vodka and liqueur to your shaker
Pour the cordial and cranberry and to your shaker
Add the lime juice or just squeeze a half of lime
Add ice in shaker
Add 8 ice cubes
Stir at least 12 times
Strain your cocktail using strainer and put into the chilled glass
Twist a lime peel and place it the rim of the drink, or just place it in the glass, it adds great aroma and flavor
You can also use:
Any flavored vodka, like vanilla, currant, peach… as long as they are not sweet and just have an aroma. Triple sec is an orange liqueur you can use instead of the cointreau.
Perfect Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe
If you want to give the drink a spicy twist, muddle some ginger before pouring the ingredients in the shaker, check ot the amazing ginger cosmo!
Keywords: Perfect Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe
Cuisine type: Drink
Servings: 1 person
Preparation time: 5 Minutes
Cooking time: 5 Minutes