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Lemon Drop Martini

This is such an easy cocktail to make whether it is for a party with friends, or for a quiet Friday date night at home, make this Lemon Drop Martini! It is made with only three ingredients – vodka, freshly squeezed lemon, and simple syrup.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 2


  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 11/2 tablespoons lemon juice about half a lemon. strained to remove seeds and pulp
  • extra lemon for garnish and rimming the glass
  • sugar for garnishing the glass


  • Fill a martini shaker with ice.
  • Rub a lemon wedge around the edge of a martini glass. Dip the glass in sugar.
  • Add the vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the martini shaker. Shake to combine.
  • Pour into the prepared glass.