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Lemon Drop Martini

An easy, fresh and delicious recipe for a Lemon Drop martini!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Lemon Drop Martini
Calories: 213kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $3


  • cocktail shaker


  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce lemon juice fresh-squeezed
  • 1 ounce simple syrup


  • Make a small batch of simple syrup and let it cool to room temperature.
  • Make fresh lemon juice. 1 lemon will be enough for one cocktail.
  • Add the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake for 30 seconds or more.
  • Strain into a martini or coupe glass and serve immediately.
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Lemon Sugared Rim

  • To make a lemon sugared rim, pour 1/4 cup sugar in a shallow dish, add 1 tablespoon lemon zest and mix using your fingers to blend the lemon flavor and fragrance into the sugar.
  • Wet the outer edge of the glass, then dip it straight into the sugar to coat the rim!


Always use fresh lemon juice. 
Any vodka will work for this recipe, the better the quality the better the drink.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin C: 11mg | Iron: 1mg