Blood Orange-Vanilla Martini

Blood Orange-Vanilla Martini Recipe by Tiffani Thiessen

Blood Orange-Vanilla Martini

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Vanilla Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped


  • 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 has melted completely. 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.


Serves 1

Photography by Rebecca Sanbria


Melissa Ledman

This looks so pretty and yummy!

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