Best-Ever Lemon Drop

    5 min

    This alcoholic cocktail is super easy to make and tastes fantastic. It's a refreshing lemon and lime flavoured martini, which is perfect for the summer months.

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    Makes: 1 

    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 1 long strip lemon zest
    • 3 tablespoons citron vodka
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • 2 tablespoons sweet and sour mix
    • 1 cupful crushed ice

    Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Moisten the edges of a martini glass with a little lime juice and then dip moistened edges into sugar. Place lemon zest strip in glass.
    2. Combine vodka, lime juice, sweet and sour mix and ice in a shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass.


    Sweet and sour mix can be purchased online.

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    awesome, but used fresh lemon juice and Ketel One Citroen to make this drink a true 5 star rated libation. Ketel is so much fresher tasting than Absolut Citron, it's not even funny. And it really makes a diff in this drink!  -  24 Aug 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Make it a blueberry lemon drop martini by substituting .5 oz of citron with .5 oz of blueberry vodka! Yum!  -  23 Sep 2009  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Thank you, Dale W! We had our annual progressive dinner last night. We served the appetizers and I wanted to serve a special drink and found this recipe. 5 our of 8 of us were drinking these. They were wonderful.  -  06 Jan 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)