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Lemon Drop Martini
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
  1. Frost the rim of the glasses with fine sugar.

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

  3. Strain into a martini glass.

  4. 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.