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Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

This Lemon Drop Cocktail is sweet, sour, citrusy and the perfect vodka cocktail to make any night of the week. Making this Lemon Drop Martini recipe at home is very easy and tastes so much better than anything you can get at a cocktail bar.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon drop, lemon drop cocktail, lemon drop martini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 162kcal


  • 1 ½ ounces good quality vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Triple Sec
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar or to taste
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • Ice cubes
  • Superfine sugar for dipping the glasses
  • Lemon, thinly sliced


  • In a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice, add the vodka, triple sec, sugar and lemon juice. Shake well.
  • Take a lemon wedge and rub the top edge area of the martini glass. Dip the edge into the superfine sugar.
  • Pour the drink into a sugar-rimmed martini glass. Garnish with a lemon slice.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 8.3mg