1 heaping cup ice cubes

¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice

¼ cup vodka

2 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon crème de cassis


Combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into chilled martini glasses and serve immediately.


Makes 2 servings. If you like, rim the glasses with sugar by dipping into crème de cassis and then immediately into sugar.