Lemon Drop Martini

19 Mar

Spring is around the corner, so it’s time to start dreaming of refreshing warm-weather cocktails! This lemon drop martini is the perfect cocktail to welcome longer days and warmer temperatures. The secret to this tasty drink is freshly squeezed lemon juice. For a festive detail, opt for the fabulous sugared rim glass. 

Serve lemon drop martinis at your springtime gatherings

Elevate your Easter gathering or Mother’s Day brunch with this fresh and flavorful lemon drop martini. This recipe shines as a simple martini cocktail, but has some fun flexibility, too! You can offer some variety with the sugared glass or by including a shot of limoncello for something different! 

Ingredients for 2 cocktails: 

  • 4 oz. Vodka
  • 2 oz. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 oz. Simple syrup 
  • Lemon twist for garnish
  • Optional extra #1: ¼ cup sugar + 1 tbs lemon zest for sugared glasses
  • Optional extra #2: Add a shot of limoncello for a fun take on this tasty lemon drop martini


  1. Combine the vodka, lemon juice and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker and shake well.
  2. Strain into a sugared glass and serve immediately.

Note: To sugar your glasses, mix ¼ cup sugar and 1 tablespoon of lemon zest in a shallow plate. Wet the edge of the glasses and dip into the sugar mixture. 

Lemon Drop Martinis are perfect for your Easter brunch menu!

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