Lemon drop cocktail

Lemon drop

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Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 1

Mix vodka, lemon juice and triple sec, shaken with ice to make this refreshing lemon drop cocktail. Dip the rim of the glass in sugar to impress party guests

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal278
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars27g
  • fibre0.4g
  • protein0.1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp white caster sugar
  • zest of ½ a lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 50ml vodka
    Vodka

    Vodka

    vod-ka

    Originally associated with Russia, Slavonic, Baltic and Scandinavian countries, vodka has become…

  • 25ml triple sec
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • handful of ice

Method

  1. Put 1 martini glass in the fridge to chill. Mix the white caster sugar with the finely grated zest of the lemon, and set aside.

  2. Pour the vodka into a cocktail shaker and add the triple sec, lemon juice and a handful of ice. Shake really well until the outside of the shaker feels cold.

  3. Dip the rim of the chilled glass in water, shake off the excess then dip into the sugar and lemon zest mix.

  4. Strain the contents of the shaker into your prepared glass and enjoy.

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