Cosmopolitan Raspberry Twist Cocktail Recipe

A Cosmopolitan Raspberry Twist is an elegant cocktail that can be served in multiple functions throughout the year. This unique drink is very easy and simple to make and can take many flavours like apple, pomegranate and lemon. This recipe makes two drinks but you can increase the quantity of the ingredients in case you want to entertain more than two guests. This refreshing drink contains Smirnoff raspberry-flavored vodka, cranberry juice and fresh lime juice. Make this ubiquitous cocktail in your upcoming party as the raspberry flavour makes this cocktail very easy to drink and gives a perfect sweet taste to take away the bitterness of the drink.

Ingredients (serves two people and takes just 5 minutes)

– 4 fluid ounces properly chilled Smirnoff raspberry vodka
– 1 fluid ounce triple sec
– 3 fluid ounces cranberry juice
– 2 frozen raspberries
– 2 slices fresh limes for garnishing purpose –optional
– 1 fresh lime juice

Instructions

  • 1

    Carefully wash your entire work surface that you will be using to make this delicious cocktail recipe. Also, do not forget to wash your hands, glasses, utensils and other items that you will be using to put this recipe together. Always keep your kitchen area and other items completely clean before preparing any food or drinks.

  • 2

    First of all, place two martini glasses in the refrigerator to chill. Remember to place the glasses in such a way that they do not fall or break when you open and close the refrigerator door.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, take the jug of an electric blender and add 4 fluid ounces of properly chilled Smirnoff raspberry vodka, 1 fluid ounce triple sec and 3 fluid ounces cranberry juice to it. Blend until all ingredients mix properly. If you want your cocktail to be a little light then you can always reduce the overall amount of vodka that is used in this recipe. This will not seriously impact the taste of this cocktail. Also, when blending you will want a nice smooth texture to the mixture so be sure to check the consistency repeatedly.

  • 4

    Pick up one fresh lime, squeeze its juice into the raspberry-vodka mixture and add in as much ice as you can as you give a good shake at a high speed. Depending on your own preferences, you can reduce the level of tartness from this cocktail by limiting the amount of lime.

  • 5

    Take out the chilled martini glasses from the refrigerator and pour the Cosmopolitan Raspberry Twist among them. Be careful while pouring as you do not want to spill any of this delicious cocktail on the floor.

  • 6

    Garnish both glasses with the two slices of lime and the 2 frozen raspberries. Your Cosmopolitan Raspberry Twists are ready, serve immediately. It is entirely up to you as to how you want to serve and garnish this delightful cocktail. Your friends and family will definitely love sipping on this lovely cocktail.

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