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4.5 from 14 votes

Key Lime Martini

Sweet, sour and with just the right amount of creaminess, this Key Lime Martini might just be the perfect lime and coconut cocktail. Made with just 4 ingredients, this is the cocktail to make when you've got key limes!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 249kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. vodka I used snow leopard
  • 1 oz. key lime juice freshly squeezed
  • ¾ oz. Cream of Coconut I used Coco Real
  • ¼ oz. simple syrup
  • 1 key lime slice optional

Instructions

  • Combine the vodka, key lime juice, cream of coconut and simple syrup in a shaker tin. 
  • Add ice and shake for 45 seconds. Double strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a lime slice if desired. 

Notes

Notes:
  1. Vodka - a nice, smooth vodka works beautifully in this cocktail! As a huge fan of Snow Leopard vodka, I highly recommend it! If you don't have Snow Leopard, any good quality vodka works. 
  2. Key lime juice: Fresh juice is key in this cocktail! You can juice the limes several hours before making the cocktail.
  3. Cream of Coconut: Not to be confused with the "cream" at the top of canned coconut milk, this is a sweetened version that designed for drinks and desserts. The most common brand is Coco Lopez. I used Coco Real (which is shelf stable, woo hoo!)

Nutrition

Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 15mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Iron: 0.3mg