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Lemon drop martini

BEST Lemon Drop Martini


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x

Description

Here’s the best lemon drop martini you’ll have, made simply with vodka, Cointreau and lemon! It’s festive and refreshing, with a lemon twist and sugar rim.


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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) citron vodka or vodka
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) Cointreau
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or simple syrup
  • Superfine sugar, for the rim (or substitute granulated)
  • For the garnish: Lemon twist

Instructions

  1. Cut a notch in a lemon wedge, then run the lemon around the rim of a martini glass. Dip the edge of the rim into a plate of superfine sugar.
  2. Make the lemon twist garnish.
  3. Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, fill it with ice, and shake until cold.
  4. Strain the liquid into the glass with the sugared rim. Garnish with the lemon twist.

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails

Keywords: Lemon Drop Martini