Bikini Martini

I stumbled upon this drink and thought it was only fitting to share as I will soon be basking on the warm sand of a Hawaiian beach. I am not genetically blessed, or maybe just didn’t appropriately apply coconut body lotion while pregnant and as such, I will not be in a bikini – but I figured I could test drive this drink anyway. It’s fruity and fun. Delightfully sweet, but not too much. It’s like summer in a glass. Perfect for sipping while soaking up some rays, or bringing a little sunshine to your dark, depressing winter day.

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Yes, I know that’s not a martini glass. I need new ones – mine are too small to hold my cocktails. Margarita glass it is! PS: My friend Bethany shipped me this vodka from Hawaii – it is ah-mazing. If you ever have the chance, get yourself some!

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Bikini Martini
adapted from Allrecipes.com

2 ounces vodka
2 ounces coconut rum
2 ounces pineapple juice
Dash of grenadine

Combine rum, vodka and pineapple juice in a drink shaker. Shake firmly until frothy. Pour in a martini (or margarita)  glass, add a touch of grenadine in the middle. Garnish with an orange wheel.


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