Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon Drop Martini

Friday night deserves a cocktail – a Lemon Drop Martini with extra love. Although these days Friday could be Tuesday far as I know. Stay-at-home orders have me feeling like I’m in the movie, Groundhog Day, which is even more reason for a special cocktail!

Every few years I make a batch of Meyer Lemon Limoncello. Happy to include the recipe if you comment me. I pull out my much loved liquor from the freezer for this martini and adds an amazing kiss of flavor.

Meyer Lemon Drop Martini

Limoncello adds extra love to this delicious cocktail.
Servings 1 drink


  • cocktail shaker


  • 3 oz vodka
  • 2 oz Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup Can replace with regular simple syrup.
  • 1/2 Meyer Lemon juiced
  • 1 oz Limoncello Can replace with Grand Marnier or Cointreau.


  • Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake for 20 seconds and pour into a martini glass.
  • *Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup: Put the peel (no pith) of 2 Meyer Lemons, 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar into a pot and heat until sugar is dissolved. Let cool and strain.

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