Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

Lemon Drop Martini

Enjoy this great-tasting Lemon Drop Martini after a long hard day.  This sweet and tangy martini is a perfect after-dinner cocktail.

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This martini is a perfect cocktail to make any night of the week, and since it only contains 3 ingredients, you may find yourself shaking it up constantly.

How to Make a Lemon Drop Martini?

Making this martini is very easy. Prepping the martini glass is the most difficult part, and even that is pretty basic compared to other drinks.


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  • Vodka
  • Triple Sec
  • Simple Syrup
  • Lemon Juice
  • White Sugar

Recipe Steps

Begin making this delicious martini by taking a chilled martini glass and coat the rim with lemon juice by running a lemon wedge around it. Next, take a small plate and spread the sugar on it. Dip the martini glass rim in the sugar to coat it. Set aside until the martini is ready to pour.

After placing ice in your shaker cup, add in the vodka, triple sec, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Shake the mixture until well blended and chilled.

Strain the lemon drop mix into your prepped martini glass and garnish with a lemon peel.

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Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon Drop Martini

Delicious martini recipe made with lemon juice and vodka.
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Martini
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Martini
Calories: 320kcal


  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz triple sec
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 wedge lemon


  • Coat the rim of a chilled Martini glass with the lemon.
  • Roll the rim of the martini glass in the sugar.
  • Place ice in a cocktail shaker
  • Add vodka, triple sec, simple syrup, and lemon juice to the cocktail shaker.
  • Shake until well blended and cold
  • Strain lemon drop mix into the martini glass.


Nutrition Facts
Lemon Drop Martini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 31mg1%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 41g46%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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2 thoughts on “Lemon Drop Martini Recipe”

  1. 5 stars
    This drink is so very simple to make, and very tasty. I prefer the exact ingredients in this recipe and have become spoiled using the Cointreau, as this recipe turned me on to it.
    This is def a make anytime of year beverage.


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