Recipe courtesy of Marcus Samuelsson

Apple Spiced Martini

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 1 serving
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For Martini:

2 ounces Vodka

1/2 ounce lime juice

1/2 ounce Apple Spiced Simple Syrup, recipe follows

2 dashes angostura bitters


Slice of apple, for garnish

For Spiced Apple Simple Syrup:

1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground

1 teaspoon ginger, ground

1 teaspoon allspice, ground

1 teaspoon nutmeg, ground (freshly ground if possible)

1 cup granulated sugar

1 slice of a red apple, 1/4 inch thick

1/2 cup water


  1. For Martini: Put all ingredients in shaker, add ice and shake. Strain through Hawthorn shaker into chilled coupe glass garnished with apple.

For Spiced Apple Simple Syrup:

  1. For Apple Spiced Simple Syrup: Place all ingredients in small saucepan. Bring to boil. Strain into airtight container. Cool and refrigerate. Will stay fresh for up to 2 weeks.

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