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Cocktail of the Week: Banana Split Martini

If you're looking for a cocktail guaranteed to bring a smile to your face, this is it. And if you're feeling really nostalgic, try pairing it with a scoop of ice cream. Just like the dessert, it's sure to be a crowd favorite.


  • 1.5 oz. Strawberry Vodka
  • 0.75 oz. Crème de Banane Liqueur
  • 0.75 oz. Crème de Cacao Liqueur
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 0.5 oz Heavy Cream
  • For Garnish: Frosting, Sprinkles, Cherry, Banana Slice, Strawberry Slice


  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake well.
  2. Rim your martini glass with frosting and sprinkles.
  3. Garnish with a maraschino cherry, banana slice and a strawberry slice.

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour.

Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.