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Lemon Drop Martini
Lemon Drop Martini: a powerful and sweet cocktail invented especially for women.

Recipe

For 1 person
4 cl vodka
1.5 cl Cointreau
1.5 cl lemon juice
1 cl simple syrup

How to make

👉 shaker / 🥃 martini / 🍸 short drink (8cl) / ⏱️ 5 mn
  1. Frost the rim of the glasses with fine sugar.

  2. Shake the vodka, Cointreau, lemon juice and simple syrup.

  3. Strain into a martini glass.

  4. Garnish with a long lemon zest.

History

In the martini family, here is the Lemon Drop Martini cocktail. This cocktail is said to have originated in the 1970s at a bar in San Francisco called Henry Africa's. The cocktail is very popular on the west coast of California today.

The bar is said to have created a whole series of "girly drinks", strong but sweetened cocktails that would be better suited to women. The Lemon Drop Martini recipe was one of them.

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