Lemon Drop Martini: a powerful and sweet cocktail invented especially for women.
For 1 person
3 cl vodka
1 cl Cointreau
1,5 cl lemon juice
1 cl sugar syrup
How to make
Technique: shaker / Glass: martini / Type: short drink (7cl) / Time: 5 mn
Frost the rim of the glasses with fine sugar.
Shake the vodka, Cointreau, lemon juice and sugar syrup.
Strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with a long lemon zest.
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.
It is said that the bar had created a whole series of "girly drinks", cocktails that are both powerful and smooth that would be better suited to women. The Lemon Drop Martini recipe is one of them.