Perfect Lemon Martini
Time to relax with a refreshing lemon drop martini! The combination of tart lemon and sweet liqueur will tingle your taste buds. —Marilee Anker, Chatsworth, California
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
- 1 lemon slice
- Ice cubes
- 2 ounces vodka
- 1-1/2 ounces limoncello
- 1/2 ounce lemon juice
- Using lemon slice, moisten the rim of a chilled cocktail glass; set lemon aside. Sprinkle sugar on a plate; hold glass upside down and dip rim into sugar. Discard remaining sugar on plate. Fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add vodka, limoncello and lemon juice; cover and shake until condensation forms on outside of shaker, 10-15 seconds. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish with lemon slice.
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Nutrition Facts1 serving: 286 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as The perfect lemon martini in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2016