Lychee Martini Cocktail Recipe

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Lychee Martini Cocktail Recipe

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

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Lychee Martini Cocktail Recipe is 6 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Lychee Martini Cocktail Recipe is 379 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Lychee Martini Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Strainer


  • Cocktail Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 1/2 ounces lychee liqueur, or lychee syrup
  • 1 splash freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Pitted lychee, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the required ingredients.
  • Pour the vodka, lychee liqueur or syrup, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously.
  • Fill a chilled cocktail glass halfway with ice and strain into it.
  • Serve with pitted lychee fruit as a garnish. Serve and have fun.

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4.8 (1546 votes)