If you are thinking about how to make a lemon drop martini, don't worry. The lemon drop martini is an easy to make drink. With the right ingredients you can make a lemon drop martini in the comfort of your own home. They are great to serve at parties and small gatherings. Show off your bartending skills by following a few simple steps.
To make a lemon drop martini, you will need:
- Triple Sec
- Fine sugar
- Fresh lemon juice
- Chill your ingredients. The lemon drop martini is meant to be a cold beverage. Before making your lemon drop martini you will need to chill the vodka and the cocktail shaker. At this time you will also want to chill your serving glass in the freezer. Vodka will not freeze, so you can leave it in there for as long as you would like. Just be sure to chill everything for at least 20 minutes. That will insure that the lemon drop is cold when served.
- Mix your lemon drop martini. After your cocktail shaker has chilled, add one and a half ounces of vodka. You will then add half an ounce of triple sec, one tsp. of fine sugar, and 3/4 of an ounce of fresh lemon juice. When making a lemon drop martini, you will also add some ice cubes to the shaker. Shake the drink very well. If you do not have a cocktail shaker, you can also mix the drink by hand.
- Serve the lemon drop martini. Pour the drink into your already chilled cocktail glass. You do not want the ice inside of the drink, so leave it in the cocktail shaker. The lemon drop martini is usually garnished with a maraschino cherry, olive, or lemon twist. Repeat these steps to enjoy a second or even third lemon drop. You can also double or triple the recipe to make multiple.