Strawberry Martini Garnishing Tips

22-Sep-2011 by

Strawberry MartiniThe strawberry martini is a perfect drink for any get together. If you want to deck up this special drink, then here are few choices of garnish. Go through these gorgeous strawberry martini garnishing ideas and tips to offer a fabulous drink to your guests.


To prepare the garnishes for strawberry martini, you will require few common kitchen tools like peeler, zester, grater, paring knife etc. A bunch of stirrers or a pack of toothpicks will be needed for securing the garnish on the drink.


Gorgeous Strawberry Martini Garnishing Ideas

Strawberry Garnish

Strawberry Garnish


Strawberry is the favorite garnishing choice for the strawberry martini drink. You can prepare different types of strawberry garnishes to decorate the martini glass. On the other hand, a large, whole strawberry can also be a gorgeous choice, when you want a quick garnish. Pierce the strawberry on a stirrer, attach on the glass rim, or float on the drink.


Cherry Garnish

Cherry Garnish


The bright red color of cherry garnish matches perfectly with the red colored strawberry martini. Place a single cherry or bunch of cherries on the glass rim. You can also skew few cherries in a stirrer to put inside the drink. For quick garnishing purpose, drop few cherries in the drink.


Lemon Basil Garnish

Lemon Basil Garnish


A fresh lemon slice and a fresh basil sprig – is one of the right combinations to garnish the strawberry martini drink. Use these choices together or separately, according to the availability. You can also use various types of lemon garnishes like lemon slice, lemon wedge, lemon half-moon, lemon spiral etc. To enjoy extra lemon-basil flavor, squeeze fresh lemon juice and muddle fresh basil leaves, while preparing the drink.


Rosemary Garnish

Rosemary Garnish


Rosemary is often used to garnish strawberry martini. Use fresh rosemary sprig to place inside the glass or float few rosemary leaves directly on the drink. The contrast color combination of rosemary and strawberry makes the drink look more attractive.


Whipped Cream Garnish

Whipped Cream Garnish


A strawberry martini with whipped cream garnish is most favorite to many people. Prepare the strawberry martini and place a big dollop of whipped cream in the middle of the drink. Drizzle few drops of strawberry syrup on top of the cream, if you want to make it look more romantic. You can also place a whole martini on top of whipped cream.


Important Strawberry Martini Garnishing Tips

  • Use fresh and firm strawberries, when you prepare the strawberry garnish. For best effect, use fresh strawberry garnishes. However, if you want to store the strawberry garnishes, place inside the frozen zone of your refrigerator.
  • When you use fresh herbs to garnish the strawberry martini, make sure to wash off the dirt and dust thoroughly. Rinse the herbs in cold running water and then pat dry with paper towel, before using as garnish.
  • Other than the above-mentioned garnishes, you can also use orange, kiwi, grapes, pomegranate etc to decorate the strawberry martini. Cut the orange or kiwi in fine slices to place on the glass rim. Drop few grapes or pomegranate kernels into the drink.


It is most important to have innovative ideas, when you go for garnishing any drink including the strawberry martini. Experiment with various unique ideas on garnishing and find out which suits best with the drink. Please do not forget to share your gorgeous garnishing ideas here.


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Gourmet_lover says :

Absolutely droolworthy!!!
Posted on: 29 September 2011 - 12:22pm
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thot4food says :

Love the idea of adding whipped cream. Now I can drink strawberries & cream too!
Posted on: 29 September 2011 - 10:40pm

Anonymous says :

The maximum i do is put in a pretty stirrer or straw.. but looking at these pictures... I am certainly going to try out the different garnishes
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 1:08am

Anonymous says :

Lemon Basil Garnish looks wonderful!
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 1:30am
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barbecue says :

lemon basil garnishing tips was just mind blowing
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 2:51am
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FitGal says :

Except for the cream garnishing, I am all for the other garnishing tips for this martini.
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 3:30am
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Gossip _Goddess says :

make me a martini, Mr. Martini!
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 9:36pm