Keto Martini Recipes
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16 Keto Martini Recipes

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Diet trends are always evolving, but one that’s been steady in recent years is a low-carb diet known as keto. Eating keto doesn’t mean you consume zero carbs, though! Instead, you stick to a daily limit that keeps your body in ketosis. This daily limit can still include some of your favorite cocktails! 

Leading a low-carb lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying the simple pleasures in life like a great cocktail. These keto martini recipes have a variety of flavors to explore!

Keto Martini Recipes

1. Keto Lemon Drop Martini

by Healthy Little Peach

Keto Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon drop shots are one of the most popular bar orders. This keto lemon drop martini captures all the iconic flavors of a lemon drop in one low-carb martini!

Begin by adding fresh lemon juice, vodka, and monk fruit sweetener to a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake until thoroughly combined so that all the sweeteners can dissolve. Strain into a glass, then top with lemon-flavored sparkling water.

Garnish with a lemon twist for a fantastic finish!

Ingredients

  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Vodka
  • Monk fruit granulated sweetener
  • Lemon sparkling water

Recipe Note

Monk Fruit Sweetener is a sugar substitute from Swingle fruit in China and is often used in keto recipes. Changing the sweetener in this recipe can affect its keto status.

2. Keto Espresso Martini

by Keto Millennial

Keto Espresso Martini

Espresso martinis are the dream combination of vodka and espresso. Preparing an espresso martini at home begins with freshly prepared espresso or coffee.

Once your espresso or coffee is chilled, add it to a martini shaker with ice cubes. Pour in vodka and sugar-free syrup, then shake. You’ll want to shake for 3-4 minutes to create a light foam on top.

Gently pour the cocktail into martini glasses, allowing the foam to stay at the top of the drink. Garnish with three coffee or espresso beans.

Ingredients

  • Espresso or chilled coffee
  • Vodka
  • Sugar-free simple syrup

3. Dirty Martini

Keto by Ketology

Dirty Martini

 A dirty martini is one of the easiest martini recipes to master. With just three ingredients and no-frills preparation, this will be your go-to cocktail in no time!

Make by adding vodka, dry vermouth, and olive juice to a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake until chilled, then strain into your favorite glass.

Garnish with two green olives on a cocktail stick. Amp up the flavor even more by using bleu cheese stuffed olives!

Ingredients

  • Vodka
  • Dry vermouth
  • Olive brine (olive juice from the olive jar)

4. Keto Chocolate Martini

by Beauty Bites

Keto Chocolate Martini

This keto martini is so decadent and rich you’ll be questioning if it’s too good to be true. A chocolate martini will fit right into your keto diet with just a few extra preparation steps.

To start, you’ll need to make keto coffee liqueur and keto chocolate liqueur from scratch. Both recipes are simple, easy to follow, and can be stored in the fridge for future keto cocktails.

Once your keto liqueurs are prepared and chilled, combine them in a martini shaker before pouring them into a chilled martini glass. 

Ingredients

  • Keto coffee liqueur (water, allulose-based sugar, coffee or espresso, clear rum, vanilla extract)
  • Keto chocolate liqueur (melted 62% cacao dark chocolate chips, allulose-based brown sugar substitute, heavy whipping cream, vodka, vanilla extract)

5. Keto Pumpkin Pie Martini

by Low Carb, So Simple

Keto Pumpkin Pie Martini

A pumpkin pie martini recipe is here just in time for fall! Carry your love for all things pumpkin into the evening with this keto martini with just 3.2 grams of net carbs.

Making the martini is as simple as adding all the ingredients to a shaker with ice and shaking! You’ll want to shake the cocktail 10-15 times to ensure the pumpkin puree is well combined. 

Strain into a glass and start sipping!

Ingredients

  • Vanilla vodka
  • Heavy cream
  • Pumpkin puree – plain, no sugar added.
  • Pumpkin pie spice
  • Liquid stevia

6. Keto Dry Martini

by Liquor.com

Keto Dry Martini

A dry martini sticks to the basics with a straightforward recipe that’s not for the faint of heart. The key to making a good dry martini begins with London-style gin and high-quality dry vermouth.

Those ingredients are added to a shaking glass with ice and orange bitters. Stir with a bar spoon until very cold. Drinking this cocktail without it being chilled is not enjoyable!

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with a lemon peel twist. You’ve prepared a timeless martini recipe that also happens to be one of the oldest low-carb cocktails!

Ingredients

  • Gin
  • Dry vermouth
  • Orange bitters

7. Keto Winter Martini

by Trina Krug

Keto Winter Martini

The keto winter martini is more of a low-carb cocktail that happens to be served in a martini glass than a traditional martini, but it tastes great either way! 

Add keto vanilla ice cream, vanilla extract, vodka, and unsweetened vanilla almond milk to a food processor to prepare the cocktail. Keto vanilla ice cream can be found in most major grocery stores since the keto diet has become so popular.

Blend the ingredients until they’re at a smooth milkshake consistency. Pour into the prepared glass and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Ingredients

  • Vanilla keto ice cream
  • Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Vodka
  • Water
  • Granulated keto sweetener

8. Keto French Martini

by Tasty Low Carb

Keto French Martini

French martinis are made using Chambord liqueur. This french liqueur has flavors of black raspberries, cognac, spices, and vanilla. 

Using such a beautifully crafted liqueur in a martini will make you feel like you belong on a balcony in Paris with a view of the Eiffel tower! Making a keto french martini is simple and delicious no matter where you are.

Prepare a french martini by adding the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into a chilled glass. This cocktail is traditionally garnished with two raspberries.

Ingredients

  • Vodka
  • Chambord liqueur
  • Sugar-free pineapple syrup (Torani)
  • Cold water

9. Keto Coconut Martini

by Dear Mica

Keto Coconut Martini

This is one of the best keto cocktails if you want a drink to cool you down in the summer or warm you up in the winter. Yes, it’s that good!

Add vodka, coconut milk, and sugar-free coconut syrup to a martini shaker with ice. Shake until chilled, then strain into a martini glass.

Coconut is the star of the show, with just the right amount of sweetness from the sugar-free syrup.

Ingredients

  • Vodka
  • Coconut milk
  • Sugar-free coconut syrup

10. Keto Blue Martini

by Tasty-Low Carb

Keto Blue Martini

There’s something about a blue cocktail that makes you want to take a sip. This keto blue martini is as tasty as it is eye-catching and will fit into your low-carb lifestyle. 

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with a few ice cubes. Shake until chilled, then pour. Garnish with an orange wedge to highlight the natural flavors of Curacao.

Ingredients

11. Keto Vanilla Latte Martini

by All Day, I Dream About Food

Keto Vanilla Latte Martini

If you love a good latte and a tasty cocktail, the keto vanilla latte is the best of both worlds! You’ll have to prepare a homemade coffee liqueur ahead of time so it can chill.

Add vanilla vodka, coffee liqueur, and cream to a martini shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into a chilled glass. No garnish is necessary to enjoy the flavors of this vanilla latte martini!

Ingredients

  • Vanilla vodka
  • Homemade coffee liqueur
  • cream

12. Skinny Rasberry Peach Martini

by Tasty Kitchen

A raspberry peach martini sounds like the perfect fruity treat, but learning that it’s keto makes it even better! 

Begin preparing a skinny raspberry peach martini by muddling diced peaches in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Once they’re broken down, add peach schnapps and raspberry vodka. Shake until combined, then use a fine strainer to pour into a martini glass.

Top with lemon lime seltzer water and two fresh raspberries. The martini will be a gorgeous peachy orange tone with strong flavors in every sip.

Ingredients

  • Fresh peaches
  • Peach schnapps
  • Raspberry vodka
  • Lemon-lime sparkling seltzer water
  • Fresh raspberries

13. Skinny Pomegranate Martini

by Simple Healthy Kitchen

Skinny Pomegranate Martini

The skinny pomegranate martini is a simple recipe with simple flavors that are crisp, light, and refreshing. Preparing this martini is as easy as adding everything to a martini shaker with ice and shaking.

Once you’ve strained the mixture into a glass, top it with a few fresh pomegranate seeds and an orange wedge to garnish.

With 10.4 grams of net carbs, this cocktail isn’t as low carb as some others on the list, but it still meets the requirements to be a keto martini recipe. 

Ingredients

  • Pomegranate juice
  • Vodka
  • Club soda
  • Fresh orange juice

14. Keto Chocolate Cream Pie Martini

by Step Away from the Carbs

Keto Chocolate Cream Pie Martini

This vodka martini is one of the most indulgent drink recipes you’ll find for your ketogenic diet. It has all the flavors of a chocolate cream pie without breaking your diet!

Prepare this martini by adding all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until chilled, then strain into a martini glass. Add a garnish of sugar-free whipped cream and grated keto chocolate. 

Ingredients

  • Vodka
  • Unsweetened almond milk
  • Heavy cream
  • Sugar-free chocolate syrup
  • Chocolate extract

15. Keto Key Lime Pie Martini

by My Life CookBook

Keto Key Lime Pie Martini

A key lime pie martini may not be traditional, but it is delicious! It has just the right amount of sweetness, tartness, and creaminess. You get it all in a keto, sugar-free cocktail.

Add the ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake vigorously. Shaking well is important to get the flavors from the lime zest infused in the cocktail. Once it’s well combined and chilled, strain it into a martini glass.

Ingredients

  • Lime juice
  • Lime zest
  • Confectioners sugar substitute (Swerve)
  • Vanilla vodka
  • Coconut milk
  • Heavy cream

Recipe Note: add a few drops of green food coloring to achieve a cocktail that looks more like a real key lime pie

16. Keto Cranberry Martini

by Dear Mica

Keto Cranberry Martini

This keto martini is ideal for the holiday season, which, believe it or not, isn’t that far away. It’s a low-carb martini recipe that all your guests can try, regardless of their diet. 

To prepare, add the ingredients to a martini shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a glass, then garnish with a lime wedge.

The flavors are simple yet just sweet enough. You’ll see cranberry juice in a whole new light!

Ingredients

  • Vodka 
  • Cranberry juice
  • Lime juice
  • Keto sugar substitute 

FAQs

Can you have a dirty martini on keto?

A dirty martini is a cocktail continuing vodka or gin and olive brine. There are no added sweeteners, juices, or syrupy liqueurs, making this a keto-approved drink.

Is a vodka martini low carb?

The classic version of a vodka martini is low-carb as long as you don’t use added sugar, including simple syrup or sweet flavorings. If you’re looking for the perfect cocktail for happy hour that also happens to be low carb, this is it!

How many carbs are in a keto martini?

A keto martini contains just hard alcohol, such as vodka or gin, and maybe some vermouth. A typical low-carb version will have somewhere between 1g-3g of carbs.

How many calories are in a keto martini?

It depends on the martini, but something like a keto lemon drop martini will have around 170 calories, while a classic single martini will have about 150-160 calories – unless you fill a really big glass!


Bottom Line

Living a keto lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to stop drinking alcohol! There’s a low-carb keto-friendly version of all your favorite cocktails to fit your new healthy lifestyle. View more Cocktails Cafe content to find your perfect drink and seasonal drinkware recommendations for every occasion!

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