What ingredients do you need to make a cucumber martini?
In general, making a cucumber martini is a little more complex than some martinis, but the set of ingredients overall is quite simple. To make this cucumber martini recipe you’re going to need some gin, Cointreau, dry vermouth, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, fresh cucumber, and some ice. If you regularly drink gin martinis then you likely have these items available, but if not you should be able to find most at your local liquor store.
What tools do you need to make a cucumber martini?
As with any martini, you’re going to need a few items to get the perfect results. Begin with a shaker canister for mixing, a mixing cocktail spoon, a jigger, a strainer, and of course a nice martini glass. If you don’t have one we’ve got links where you can grab one off Amazon and have it delivered.
Why do we love this cucumber martini recipe?
We love it because it’s super light and refreshing and has just enough bite from the lime juice. We think you’re going to love this cucumber martini recipe as well so give it a try today!
Mash sliced cucumber in a shaker with a muddler.
Add ice and pour in the gin.
Pour in additional ingredients
Shake the mixture well (the shaker should be really cold!)
Strain into a cocktail glass or on the rocks if you like.
Garnish with slices of cucumber.
This delicious recipe for the Cucumber Martini is very easy to make at home! There are certainly other martini recipes with cucumber that I have enjoyed over the years but this light and refreshing variation are perfect for a warm spring day. The cucumber and lemon juice give just enough flavor to really accent the gin. Give it a try and let us know what you think of this amazing cucumber martini!