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Blood Orange Martini
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Blood Orange Martini

The Blood Orange Martini is a fresh combination of sweet, slightly bitter fruit juice, rosemary & Campari. With an air of old-fashioned grandeur brought about by the egg white foam this is one sleek, silky drink to linger over.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Alcoholic Drink, Cocktail
Cuisine: World
Keyword: blood orange cocktail, blood orange martini, rosemary martini, rosemary syrup
Servings: 2 drinks
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Jane Saunders


For the Rosemary Syrup

  • 25 g/ 1oz Fresh rosemary
  • 125 g/ 4 1/2oz White sugar
  • 125 ml/ 4 fl oz Water

For the Blood Orange Martini

  • 2 Blood oranges - juiced (about 90-100ml/ 3-3 1/2 fl oz)
  • 80 ml/ 2 1/2 fl oz + 1tsp Gin
  • 20 ml/ 4tsp Rosemary syrup
  • 5 ml/ 1tsp Campari
  • 1 Egg white (use a large egg)
  • Handful of ice
  • Sprig fresh rosemary - for garnish


Make the Rosemary Syrup

  • Put the sugar and water into a small saucepan and allow the sugar to dissolve over a medium heat
  • Add the rosemary sprigs, bring up to boiling then take off the heat
  • Leave to cool completely, strain to remove the rosemary
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 month

Make the Blood Orange Martini

  • Put all of the ingredients EXCEPT THE ICE into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for about a minute
  • Add the ice and shake for a further minute
  • Strain the liquid and egg white foam into 2 cocktail glasses, and garnish with rosemary sprigs if using
  • Serve immediately


Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg