The Cosmopolitan is a classic cocktail that has exploded in popularity in the past quarter-century. The Cosmo recipes that you’ll find in restaurants are often overly sweet. This is a cocktail that is best enjoyed at home.
- 2 oz. vodka
- ¾ oz. triple sec
- ½ oz. cranberry juice
- ¼ to ½ oz. lime juice
- 2-inch orange peel (for garnish)
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all the liquid ingredients and shake well (15 to 30 seconds) and strain into a martini glass. Garnish and serve.