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Shaken, not stirred - with a twist!

Updated: May 23, 2021

My first cousin Jane and her husband Bob, who live in Durango, Colorado, tested this recipe out using our lemons!  Lemon drop martinis are a delicious twist ( pun intended!🤣) on traditional vodka martinis but slightly less alcoholic!  Make sure you have superfine sugar for the rim, and take a wedge of lemon and rim the glass with the fresh lemon so that the sugar will stick!  Pour sugar into a saucer and invert the glass to frost the rim. Can be done ahead for a crisp, sugary rim! Enjoy!



Lemon Drop Martini

  • 4 oz. Citrus Vodka

  • 2 oz. Triple Sec

  • 1 1/2 oz. simple syrup

  • 3 oz. fresh lemon juice

  • superfine sugar for glasses

  • lemon wedges

Yield is 2 cocktails


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