Full Moon Martini Recipe: A Fancy Cocktail Perfect for Entertaining

While I was on my road trip, I woke up in the middle of the night because the moon had totally illuminated my sleeping spot — turns out it was a ginormous full moon, hanging low in the night sky. Totally breathtaking. It was just an impactful, yet simple moment thats stuck with me. When I returned, I was so moved by this memory that I asked our recipe contributor Claire McAleese to whip up a martini inspired by tonight’s full moon. Meet your new favorite cocktail: The Full Moon Martini. It’s fancy, yet easy to make and soooo tasty.

Enjoy this cocktail as a nightcap while stargazing with loved ones this full moon! Get the full recipe for the Full Moon Martini on Jojotastic.com

Full Moon Martini Recipe

This fancy cocktail recipe is seriously so good – and you don’t even have to wait for the full moon to sip it! I’ve seen people share this recipe at their wedding or even for a Halloween party. Because it’s such a favorite and so easy to make once you’ve created the moon-shaped ice cubes, I always keep the ingredients on hand.

Enjoy this cocktail as a nightcap while stargazing with loved ones this full moon! Get the full recipe for the Full Moon Martini on Jojotastic.com

Full Moon Martini Recipe

The perfect martini recipe for entertaining and so easy to make!
Prep Time 15 mins
Freeze time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 15 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 461 kcal

Equipment

  • circular ice cube molds
  • coupe champagne glass
  • cocktail shaker

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • blackberries to garnish
  • sugar to rim the glass

Instructions
 

To make the moon-shaped ice

  • Combine 1/2 cup water with a 1/2 cup coconut cream, mix well. Pour mixture into circular ice cube molds. Place into the freezer and allow at least 5-6 hours to freeze.
    (Note: this recipe can be doubled to accommodate more ice cubes.)

To make the cocktail

  • Using a coupe champagne glass, wet half the glass rim with a wet paper towel and dip wet side into a small amount of sugar. Set glass aside.
  • In a cocktail shaker, place vodka and plenty of ice, shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Place moon-shaped ice cube into glass and drop a blackberry or two into the cocktail.

Nutrition

Calories: 461kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 4gFat: 42gSaturated Fat: 37gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 390mgFiber: 3gVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 17mgIron: 3mg
Keyword cocktail, martini
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Enjoy this cocktail as a nightcap while stargazing with loved ones this full moon! Get the full recipe for the Full Moon Martini on Jojotastic.com
Enjoy this cocktail as a nightcap while stargazing with loved ones this full moon! Get the full recipe for the Full Moon Martini on Jojotastic.com

Can you believe how easy this recipe is to make? And yet it’s so striking and beautiful! It’s definitely our favorite when it comes to entertaining guests. Enjoy this full moon martini cocktail as a nightcap while stargazing with loved ones this full moon!

Enjoy this cocktail as a nightcap while stargazing with loved ones this full moon! Get the full recipe for the Full Moon Martini on Jojotastic.com

Can you believe how easy this recipe is to make? And yet it’s so striking and beautiful! It’s definitely our favorite when it comes to entertaining guests. Enjoy this full moon martini cocktail as a nightcap while stargazing with loved ones this full moon!

To recreate this Full Moon Martini recipe, these coupe glasses are totally perfect:

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Photography and styling by Jojotastic, assisted by Gwen McKenzie. Recipe developed by Claire McAleese for Jojotastic.

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Joanna Hawley-McBride is a Pacific Northwest digital influencer and former textile designer with an eye for beautiful things. Jojotastic is a lifestyle blog focused on Joanna’s work-in-progress home, interior styling, finding the best pair of underwear through #UnderwearThesis, and empowering women to explore nature — all in her signature unfiltered style.

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  1. 9.14.17
    Stine Mari @ Ginger with Spice said:

    What a cool idea, I’d like to try this one out. Looks good!

    • 9.14.17
      joanna said:

      cheers! I hope you enjoy the cocktail :)

  2. 8.22.16

    Wow! This sounds delicious! And the photos are gorgeous!

    • 8.23.16
      joanna said:

      Thanks so much! The recipe is suuuuper yummy. If you make the cocktail, be sure to let us know how it turns out!