Coconut Snowball Martini Cocktail Recipe

Coconut Snowball Martini Cocktail Recipe

Embrace the festive spirit of winter with the Coconut Snowball Martini, a cocktail that dazzles with its creamy coconut allure and elegant presentation. This delightful concoction is a dream for coconut aficionados, featuring a luxurious blend of coconut rum, vanilla vodka, and cream of coconut, all served in a charmingly adorned glass rimmed with sweetened coconut and confectioners' sugar.

This martini is more than just a drink; it’s a celebration of snowy aesthetics without the chill, making it perfect for holiday parties or a cozy night in. The Coconut Snowball Martini brings a touch of tropical flavor to the frosty season, providing a sweet escape from the cold. The creamy texture and rich layers of coconut fuse seamlessly with a hint of vanilla, offering a sip that's both comforting and invigorating.

Prepare your glasses with a whimsical coconut rim and shake up this creamy mixture to share a toast that looks as enchanting as it tastes. Whether you're looking to impress guests or indulge in a personal treat, the Coconut Snowball Martini promises a delightful burst of winter wonder—no mittens required!


For glass rims:

  • 2 T. confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 3 T. shredded sweetened coconut

For cocktails:

  • 6 oz. (3/4 c.) 1/2-&-1/2 or light cream
  • 4 oz. (1/2 c.) coconut rum
  • 2 oz. (1/4 c.) vanilla vodka
  • 2 oz. (1/4 c.) cream of coconut (The thick stuff you find with the drink mixers, NOT coconut milk.)


Prepare glass rims:

  1. Place coconut on a small plate and confectioners sugar on a separate small plate.
  2. Add water to the confectioners sugar and mix with a fork until well combined and with no lumps.
  3. Dip the rim of one martini glass in the sugar mixture, ensuring that the entire rim gets well coated. Immediately dip sugared rim in coconut.
  4. Repeat with remaining martini glasses. Set aside.

Prepare cocktails:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker ¾ full with ice.
  2. Add 1/2-&-1/2, coconut rum, vanilla vodka, and cream of coconut; shake for about 10 seconds until chilled and well mixed.
  3. Strain into prepared glasses.
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