There are many variations of Cosmopolitan cocktail, but to make a perfect recipe that can serve one or a crowd is quite challenging. Give this recipe a try and you might just get the perfect Cosmopolitan Cocktail you’ve been looking for.


  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) vodka
  • 3/4 ounce (1 tablespoon + 1 1/2 teaspoons) cranberry juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 ounce (1 1/2 teaspoons to 3 teaspoons) fresh lime juice
  • 1 2-inch orange peel/twist
  • ice


  • Combine vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • For 30 seconds shake the cocktail shaker until well chilled.
  • Strain into a martini glass
  • Garnish with orange peel/twist. You may also peel the orange twist over the filled cocktail glass.

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