Simple Vodka Drinks

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Vodka martini

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  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 375ml (1 1/2 cups) good-quality vodka, chilled
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) dry vermouth
  • 6 Sicilian green olives, rinsed


  • Step 1
    Place the ice in a chilled cocktail shaker. Add the vodka and shake for 1 minute or until well combined.
  • Step 2
    Pour 1 tablespoon of vermouth into 1 chilled martini glass. Swirl vermouth around the glass to coat the side. Place 1 olive in the glass. Repeat with the remaining vermouth and olives.
  • Step 3
    Strain the vodka into the glasses and serve immediately.

Cranberry vodka punch

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  • 1.5L (6 cups) cranberry juice
  • 750g seedless watermelon, cut into 1.5cm-thick slices
  • 1L (4 cups) lemonade
  • 250ml (1 cup) vodka
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) Cointreau liqueur


  • Step 1
    Pour about 250ml (1 cup) of cranberry juice into ice-cube trays and place in the freezer for 6 hours or until frozen.
  • Step 2
    Use a 4.5cm-diameter star-shaped pastry cutter to cut stars from the watermelon slices.
  • Step 3
    Pour the lemonade, vodka, Cointreau and remaining cranberry juice into a serving jug. Add the cranberry ice cubes and watermelon stars and serve immediately.

Vodka, cranberry & grapefruit cocktail


  • 120mls vodka
  • 400mls grapefruit juice
  • 200mls cranberry juice
  • Ice, to serve
  • 1 grapefruit (optional), halved, sliced, to serve


  • Step 1
    Combine the vodka, grapefruit juice and cranberry juice in a large jug and stir to combine. Place the ice in glasses and pour the cocktail over. Serve with grapefruit slices if desired.

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