An elegant cocktail featuring the sweetness of lychee fruit, the lychee martini (also called a lichitini or lycheetini) is a beautiful, delicate, and unusual drink. You can easily make this delicious vodka martini at home. The cocktail you’re about to make in under five minutes is made from vodka, lychee liqueur or syrup, and lime juice. In addition to lychee liqueur and syrup, this recipe covers how to make lychee liqueur (you will only need one or the other). Although lychee liqueur can be purchased, we also explain how to make it at home.
The problem is that these can be hard to find, so you can DIY with our recipe and make a liqueur at home. Just remember that the liqueur will take a minimum of four weeks to make, whereas the syrup will take To get a good idea of the natural flavor of this supersweet fruit, start by trying a piece of the fruit on its own. There’s a sour bite to lychees, and the fruit tastes a bit like a mix of strawberry and watermelon. The sweetness of the cherries and tartness of the champagne make a nice contrast to the sweetness of a liqueur, and together, they are