Recipe for Pumpkin Martini

Posted September 28, 2007 2:06 p.m. EDT
Updated October 13, 2007 1:59 p.m. EDT

While the children happily slurp black punch and other "boo brews" you concoct for them this Halloween, whip up something slightly more sophisticated for the adults to sip on.

This recipe for pumpkin martinis looks and smells like pumpkin pie with just a hint of sweetness.



Start to finish: 5 minutes

Servings: 1

  • Ice
  • 1 ounce vodka, chilled
  • 1 ounce vanilla liqueur
  • 1-1/2 ounces orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • Pinch nutmeg

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the vodka, vanilla liqueur, orange juice, pumpkin puree and a pinch of cinnamon. Shake well and strain into a cocktail or martini glass. Garnish with a pinch of nutmeg.