This Cosmo Recipe can be made for one, or for a crowd! Learn how to make a Cosmopolitan, a classic cocktail consisting of vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice. Whether you want to make one for yourself, for you and a couple of friends, or for a whole party, this cosmopolitan recipe makes it easy. It's the perfect mix of sweet, sour, and tart, a cocktail I just can't get enough of!
Add all the ingredients except orange peel to a shaker and fill with ice.
Shake, and strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass.
Garnish with a flamed orange peel or orange wheel. (see note)
If Making for a Crowd (6 servings)
Stir all ingredients except orange peel into a large pitcher.
When ready to serve, add ice to a cocktail shaker and shake each serving before pouring into a martini glass.
Garnish with a flaming orange wedge (see note)
*Note: If wanting to add a Flamed Orange Peel to each Cosmopolitan, please watch this video a couple of times before trying the technique. It is slightly tricky, but a fun thing to do when serving Cosmopolitans.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTdwdv0_k3kTo make the Flamed Orange Peel: For every serving, cut a 1x2-inch slice of peel off an orange (try to get just a small amount of orange pith on the slice). Hold a lit match under the peel (with the orange side of the peel directly over the cocktail) and squeeze the peel until a small amount of orange oil is released. The oil will flame very quickly and then die down. Drop the orange peel in the cosmopolitan and serve immediately. Enjoy!