How To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini At Home

Amp up your regular martini into an incredible Christmas cocktail! Treat your guests to Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas martini on the Christmas feast. This star-chef cocktail recipe is a perfect combination of amaretto and Christmas vodka infused with the flavors of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and orange zest. 

Christmas martini with candy cane

Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas martini overflows with incredible Christmas flavors. Amaretto adds sweetness to it. The orange zest gives a zesty twist to this cocktail, while cinnamon and gingerbread syrup gives it a spicy edge. Mix the ingredients for Christmas vodka and leave it to infuse the flavors for almost a week before you make Christmas martini. So, let’s shake things up a bit and get the taste of a real Christmas martini.

Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas martini is a super easy recipe and can be made with just a couple of equipment. It requires simple ingredients. Check out the lists below before you start with the recipe. Try this recipe for Christmas and enjoy your feast. But before you check it out, explore the other Gordon Ramsay’s recipes.

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What Equipment Will You Need For Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini?

  • Bowl- Use a bowl to come up with this amazing Christmas martini.
  • Spoon- Use a spoon to mix the ingredients of Christmas vodka and add ingredients to the bowl.
  • Frozen martini glass- Use a frozen martini glass to make a Christmas martini. 
  • Sieve- Use a fine sieve to strain Christmas vodka. 

How Much Time Do You Need To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
25 Minutes25 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need For Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini?

  • Amaretto- Amaretto is an Italian liquor that has the flavor of apricot, bitter almonds, and peach stones. It goes well with zesty flavored drinks like Christmas vodka used in this recipe. 
  • Gingerbread syrup- Gingerbread syrup is made with water, spices, and a sweetener. It adds sweet flavor with a hint of spiciness to the drink. 
  • Orange bitters- Orange bitter adds a spark of zesty twist to the Christmas martini. 

Christmas Vodka:

  • Zest of half an orange- To make Christmas vodka for Christmas martini, you’ll need to zest half an orange. 
  • Cloves- Add four cloves to add more spiciness to Christmas vodka. 
  • Cinnamon stick- Add one-third of cinnamon stick to spicy and a mildly sweet taste to Christmas vodka. 
  • Ginger- Slice fresh ginger to give a bitter-spicy lift to the Christmas vodka. 
  • Nutmeg- Add grated nutmeg to add a nutty flavor to the Christmas vodka. 
  • Maple syrup- Maple syrup will add sweetness to the Christmas martini. 


  • Flamed orange zest- Add flamed orange zest to give enhanced citrusy flavor to the drink. 
  • Candy cane- Garnish Christmas martini with a candy cane. 
Christmas Martini

Steps To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini

1. Prep Christmas Vodka

Take a bowl and add four cloves, orange zest, a slice of ginger, half grated nutmeg, maple syrup, and cinnamon stick to it. Now, add a bottle of vodka to the bowl and cover it. Keep the bowl aside to let all the flavors infuse for at least 5 to 6 days. 

2. Combine All Ingredients

Drain the Christmas vodka and add it to a bowl. Pour in amaretto, gingerbread, and add orange bitters to the bowl. Mix them well and stir in the ice. Pour the Christmas martini into a frozen martini glass. 

3. Garnish With Candy Cane and Serve

Flame the orange zest over this drink and then discard the orange zest. Hang a candy cane over the rim of the glass and serve. 

Nutritional Information

Calories42 kcal
Carbohydrates5 g
Protein1 g
Fat1 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Sodium2 mg
Potassium20 mg
Fiber1 g
Sugar3 g
Vitamin A7 IU
Vitamin C2 mg
Calcium14 mg
Iron1 mg

How Will Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini Look and Taste?

Finally! Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini is ready. This cocktail is filled with the flavors of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and orange zest. Amaretto adds a sweet flavor to the drink. Impress your guests with Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas martini and enjoy your holiday dinner. Merry Christmas!

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Gordon Ramsay's Christmas martini with candy cane

Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini Recipe

Gordon Ramsay's Christmas martini is sweet and spicy Christmas cocktail. It is made with Christmas vodka combined with amaretto, gingerbread syrup, and orange bitters. This cocktail is spiced up with cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg with a hint of orange zest in it. Maple syrup adds sweetness to balance the flavors.
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 42 kcal


  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Frozen Martini Glass
  • Sieve


  • 1.6 ounces Christmas Vodka
  • 3 teaspoons Amaretto
  • 1 tsp Gingerbread Syrup
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters

Christmas Vodka (makes 1 bottle):

  • 1/2 Orange (zest)
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1/3 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 slice Fresh Ginger
  • 1/2 Nutmeg (grated)
  • 3 teaspoons Maple Syrup


  • Flamed Orange Zest
  • Candy Cane


  • To a medium-sized bowl, add four cloves, orange zest, cinnamon stick, half grated nutmeg, maple syrup, and a slice of ginger. Add a bottle of vodka and cover the bowl. Now, keep it aside and let all the flavors infuse for about 5 to 6 days.
  • Drain the Christmas vodka using a sieve and transfer it to a bowl. Now, add amaretto, gingerbread, and orange bitters to the bowl. Mix them together and add ice. Add this Christmas martini to a frozen martini glass.
  • Flame the orange zest over the Christmas martini and then discard this orange zest. Hang a candy cane over the rim of martini glass and serve.


Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword American cuisine, Christmas vodka, Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Martini
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