5 Love Martini Recipes for Valentine’s Day

How to make love martini recipe

Looking for your next favorite Valentine’s Day Drinks? Then these 5 Love Martini Recipes are about to blow our minds as they combine the classic martini recipe with the essence of love that we all crave and chase daily. 

These recipes are for those romantic nights, not only on Valentine’s Day, when you want to feel like the main character in your own love story, swept away by the kind of love that feels too good to be true – you know, the one that makes you believe in happy endings. 

Any of these will quickly become one of your favorite Valentine’s Day drinks as they embrace being a love potion that makes you chase those pink sunglasses and revel in the beauty of a world painted in the hues of romance.

1. How to Make Chocolate Lover’s Martini

Picture this: a dimly lit corner, whispers of a romance, a forbidden love affair. The subtle warmth of vanilla vodka, waiting patiently under the soft candlelight glow. Each sip was like a stolen kiss, rich and intoxicating with a hint of chocolate, what more could you want? This cocktail combines romance, an affair, and a forbidden kiss all into one.

How to make Chocolate lovers martini

Ingredients You Need

  • 2 oz Chocolate liqueur
  • 1.5 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Creme de Cacao
  • Garnish: Chocolate syrup
  • Garnish: Shaved chocolate
  • Optional: Edible glitter

Alternative Ingredients

  • Chocolate Liqueur – Coffee liqueur, hazelnut liqueur, Irish cream
  • Vodka – Vanilla-flavored vodka, caramel-flavored vodka, whipped cream-flavored vodka
  • Creme de Cacao – Almond liqueur, butterscotch liqueur, coffee-flavored liqueur
  • Chocolate Syrup – Caramel syrup, raspberry syrup, hazelnut syrup
  • Shaved Chocolate – Shaved white chocolate, cocoa powder, crushed chocolate cookies

Step-by-Step How To Mix This Cocktail

Step 1: Before mixing anything, place your martini glass into the fridge or freezer for a few minutes – this will keep the drink cool longer.

Step 2: Meanwhile, use a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice, chocolate liqueur, vodka, and creme de cacao – then shake it vigorously for 20 seconds before you strain it into the chilled martini glass.

Step 3: Garnish with shaved chocolate and, optionally, edible glitter, and enjoy!Tip: Add some cocoa powder on the rim of your chilled glass by wetting it with a lemon lime and then placing it upside down on a plate with cocoa powder.

2. How to Make Strawberry Champagne Martini

Picture this: rosy-blue sky with the sun slowly disappearing. A promise of a sweet kiss made from a delicate blend of sweet strawberry vodka with the sweetness of the syrup and the adventurous zest of fresh lemon. Like the heart-fluttering moments of new love, you’re reminiscing laughter shared under a canopy of stars as sweet nothings are whispered under the moon’s soft glow. 

A cocktail that holds the crystal clarity of those fleeting, euphoric moments that you can easily get lost in – a cocktail that’s like the dizzying heights of joy mixed with the ecstasy of love.

How to make strawberry champagne martini

Ingredients You Need

  • 2 oz Strawberry vodka
  • 1 oz Simple syrup
  • 0.5 oz Lemon juice
  • Top off: Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Garnish: Fresh strawberry slices or a couple strawberry hearts

Alternative Ingredients

  • Strawberry Vodka – Raspberry vodka, citrus vodka, peach vodka
  • Simple Syrup – Agave syrup, honey, maple syrup
  • Lemon Juice – Lime juice, orange juice, grapefruit juice
  • Champagne – Prosecco, sparkling rosé, non-alcoholic sparkling wine

Step-by-Step How To Mix This Cocktail

Step 1: Chill your martini glass either in the fridge, freezer, or leave it standing completely filled with eyes for a few minutes. 

Step 2: Use a shaker filled with ice and add strawberry vodka, simple syrup, and lemon juice before shaking it well and straining it into the prepared chilled cocktail glass.

Step 3: Top off your cocktail with champagne or sparkling wine and garnish it with fresh strawberries on the rim – for that little bit of extra, add some mint as well!

Tip: Muddle a piece of strawberry and add it to the shaker when mixing, alternatively, you can also use a blender to give it that hazy look!

3. How to Make Rose Petal Martini

Picture this: a cocktail as tender and pure as the innocence of a first love. A harmonious blend of either Gin or vodka with the subtle, floral kiss of rose water, reminiscing the era of classic romance back in the day. 

Each gentle sip transports you back to courtships, hand-written letters, and slow dancing under the stars, where love bloomed softly like a rose in an English garden. This cocktail holds the sweet, nervous excitement of holding hands for the first time while the edible rose petals are floating atop, visualizing the blossoming emotions of the new love.

How to make rose petal martini romantic martinis

Ingredients You Need

  • 2 oz Gin or vodka
  • 1 oz Rosewater
  • 0.5 oz Simple syrup
  • Garnish: Edible rose petals
  • Optional: Edible glitter

Alternative Ingredients

  • Gin/Vodka – Floral Gin, elderflower Gin, citrus vodka
  • Rose Water – Elderflower liqueur, orange blossom water, lavender syrup
  • Simple Syrup – Maple syrup, honey, agave nectar
  • Edible Rose Petals – Edible lavender, small edible flowers, fresh mint leaves

Step-by-Step How To Mix This Cocktail

Step 1: As always, chill your martini glass for a few minutes before filling it.

Step 2: Add ice, Gin or vodka, rose water, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker before giving it a good shake to mix everything. 

Step 3: Strain your cocktail mix into a chilled martini glass and garnish with edible rose petals floating on top.

4. How to Make Passion Fruit Martini

Picture this: a promise of adventure, bold and exotic, this passion fruit martini brings a brim through the lively essence of passion fruit liqueur. The spirited kick of vodka makes each sip a journey in itself, evoking images of spontaneous trips and hidden paradises. Zesty lime and tropical pineapple juice mixed with passion fruit pulp garnish the cocktail like the heartbeat of a lovers’ sweet kiss, both intense yet exhilarating. 

Escape into the essence of an exotic love affair that thrills, captivates, and intoxicates at the same time. Dance in the rainforest, dive into azure waters, get lost in the jungle; adventure isn’t always just a feeling; sometimes, it’s also the sip of a cocktail that takes you across the world, chasing the sun and the electric thrill into the unknown.

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Ingredients You Need

  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Passion fruit liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Lime juice
  • 1 oz Pineapple juice
  • Garnish: Passion fruit pulp
  • Garnish: Skewer of pineapple pieces

Alternative Ingredients

  • Vodka – Coconut rum, mango rum, peach schnapps
  • Passion Fruit Liqueur – Mango liqueur, guava liqueur, papaya liqueur
  • Lime Juice – Lemon juice, yuzu juice, calamansi juice
  • Pineapple Juice – Orange juice, mango juice, guava juice
  • Passion Fruit Pulp – Star fruit slice, dragon fruit pulp, mango cubes

Step-by-Step How To Mix This Cocktail

Step 1: Chill your martini glass before adding anything to it.

Step 2: Use a cocktail shaker filled with ice and mix vodka, passion fruit liqueur, lime juice, and pineapple juice – then shake it well to make sure everything is chilled and mixed.

Step 3: When everything is mixed, strain it into your chilled martini glass and garnish with a spoonful of passion fruit pulp on top – if you have passion flowers, add them as well!

Tip: To make the pomegranate martini version, simply replace the passion fruit with pomegranate!

5. How to Make Raspberry Love Martini

Picture this: a scene straight out of a classic romance movie, where every moment is drenched in rose-tinted glasses – what if you could sip on a timeless cocktail that embodies the essence of cinematic love? The raspberry love martini is exactly that – this Valentine’s Day cocktail is a love story told in vibrant, vivid colors, with each sip akin to fluttering hearts. With each sip, you’ll mentally replay how lovers run through the rain-soaked streets or slow dance under the starlight skies. 

A passionate blend of raspberry vodka with the alluring depth of Chambord and an infusion of pineapple juice adds a sweet undertone, like the love song that lingers after the credits roll. Fresh raspberries are not just for a decorative touch but like a secret kiss, where every touch is electrifying. Isn’t this the romance we’re all chasing? With this cocktail, you can taste every single aroma and flavor of the never-ending love we’re all chasing.

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Ingredients You Need

  • 2 oz Raspberry vodka 
  • 0.5 oz Chambord or raspberry liqueur
  • 1 oz Pineapple juice
  • Garnish: Fresh raspberries, chocolate shavings

Alternative Ingredients

  • Raspberry Vodka – Plain vodka, strawberry vodka, blackberry vodka
  • Chambord – Pomegranate liqueur, black currant liqueur, blueberry liqueur
  • Pineapple Juice – Cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, apple juice
  • Fresh Raspberries – Lemon twist, lime twist, fresh blackberries

Step-by-Step How To Mix This Cocktail

Step 1: Chill your cocktail glass before filling it for a few minutes.

Step 2: Fill your cocktail shaker with ice, raspberry vodka, Chambord, and pineapple juice before giving it a good shake. 

Step 3: When everything is well combined and chilled, strain it into a chilled glass and garnish with a skewer of fresh raspberries.

Tip: Consider muddling some raspberries on the bottom of your martini glass!

What to Serve with a Love Martini

Any of these lovely Valentine’s Day cocktails will be a hit on their own, though you can also consider pairing them with something else to enhance the entire experience!


  • Gourmet cheese plate – check out this baked brie cheese plate!
  • Fresh fruit platter with strawberries, raspberries, grapes, sliced pears, chocolate-dipped strawberries.
  • Oysters or Sushi – oysters are also classic aphrodisiacs!
  • Shrimp cocktail
  • Spiced olives or mixed nuts

Main Dishes

  • Seafood pasta 
  • Romantic pasta dishes
  • Vegetarian risotto
  • Grilled salmon or chicken


  • Fruit dipped into hot chocolate 
  • Bite-sized pastries, mini cheesecakes
  • Macarons
  • Fruit tarts
  • Chocolate truffles

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Love Martinis

Here are some common questions and answers for love martinis!

What is a Love Martini?

Love martinis are cocktails that combine simple ingredients with sweet and fruity flavors, displayed in an aesthetically pleasing way. They were initially designed to evoke a sense of romance, which is why they often include aphrodisiacs, which heighten lust when consumed. You will often find love martinis with flavors like raspberry, strawberry, chocolate, or floral notes.

How do you make a Love Martini?

Recipes for love martinis vary and depend on the flavor profile you want to achieve, though they’re incredibly easy to make. Most of the time, a classic Love Martini has raspberry vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice, and a splash of lemon or lime juice, which are then shaken with ice and strained into a martini glass while garnished with a berry or edible flowers for a romantic touch. Nonetheless, you can experiment with the flavors and create your very own Love Martini.

Can Love Martinis be made non-alcoholic?

Absolutely! The mocktail version substitutes the alcohol with either non-alcoholic spirits, Seedlip (Garden 108 or Spice 94), Lure’s, Strykk, or fruit juices like cranberry or apple juice. I recommend the Strykk spirits for a vodka or gin taste!

How can I make my Love Martini extra special?

To make your Love Martinis extra special, experiment and personalize your garnishes like a custom cocktail stirrer or a special message written on the rim of the glass with edible ink, edible glitter, or flowers. 

Can I make Love Martinis in advance?

While it’s best to make Love Martinis fresh, you can prepare a mix without the ice in a large pitcher in advance, so when you’re ready to serve it, all you have to do is shake the mixture with ice and pour it into chilled martini glasses.’

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