Sapodilla Martini

2 servings
15 minutes cook time
Sapodilla Martini

Smooth and sweet, this fruity and floral martini made with ripe sapodilla and a splash of elderflower liqueur is just the drink you need to enjoy at your next brunch with friends.

Sweetened with sapodilla and a touch of simple syrup for a delightfully sweet martini. You’ll get floral notes thanks to the elderflower liqueur and a hint of citrus thanks to the lemon juice. Make these exotic fruity martinis your new cocktail of choice.

Sweet sapodilla is muddled to release its juicy deliciousness. You’ll want to make sure the sapodilla is super ripe so it muddles well and releases enough juice so you can taste it!

After muddling, pour the vodka, lemon juice, elderflower liqueur and simple syrup on top. Top with ice and shake to chill. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist or a thin slice of sapodilla - cheers!

Sapodilla Martini Recipe

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 1
  • Good for: contains alcohol, beverages, parties, gluten-free, vegan
  • Difficulty: easy

Sweet sapodilla, fresh lemon juice and elderflower liqueur bring floral and fruity notes to this vodka martini - refreshing and sweet sums up this drink! Serve it straight up or on the rocks at your next gathering to wow your guests.


  • 1 very ripe sapodilla
  • 5 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce elderflower liqueur
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice


  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Shot glass or jigger
  • cocktail shaker
  • Martini glass

Recipe Steps:

Make the martini:

  1. Peel and remove the seeds of the sapodilla. Chop the fruit into chunks and muddle it in a cocktail shaker to release the juice.
  2. Pour the vodka, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice and simple syrup on top. Cover with ice and shake well.
  3. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist or slice of sapodilla.
  4. You may need to use a strainer to get the liquid out of the cocktail shaker if the sapodilla doesn’t breakdown small enough. Use a spoon and smash the fruit to extract all the liquid.

Serving Suggestions:

Cocktails are a must for celebrations and bringing people together. Serve these sweet fruity martinis at your next gathering for a fun twist on the classic martini.

Garnish with a lemon twist or a very thin slice of sapodilla so that it floats on the top of the drink. Sip and enjoy the fruity and floral drink with friends or family - enjoy!


Nutritional Information for One Serving:

  • Calories: 290
  • Total Fat: 0.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 35g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Total Sugars: 30g - Includes 20g Added Sugars
  • Protein: 0g
  • Vitamin D: 0mcg
  • Calcium: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Potassium: 150mg

Don’t forget to show us how you’re making your sapodilla martini on Instagram @FruitStandcom! Nothing makes us happier than when we see you enjoying your fruit. Each time you share your FruitStand experience, you’re supporting small farmers and helping other fruit geeks discover rare and delicious produce sustainably. Try even more sapodilla recipes from your FruitStand fam on our blog!

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