Kirstin's Favorite Black Cherry Martini


My wife is a cherry fanatic and loves this martini. It has an excellent cherry flavor and the agave adds a unique sweetness.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 martini


  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 cup ice cubes, or as needed

  • 2 fluid ounces vodka

  • 2 fluid ounces black cherry juice

  • ½ fluid ounce grapefruit juice

  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar

  • 1 maraschino cherry


  1. Spread sugar over a small plate. Pour lemon juice onto another small plate. Dip the rim of a martini glass in the lemon juice, then into the sugar to coat.

  2. Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, black cherry juice, grapefruit juice, and agave nectar. Cover shaker with lid and shake vigorously until chilled, about 10 seconds. Strain drink into prepared martini glass and garnish with maraschino cherry.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

249 Calories
31g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 249
% Daily Value *
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 27mg 133%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 51mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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