Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

Oprah's Lemon Drop Martini at the Home Style Austin Blog

Compliments Of Oprah

Oprah loves martinis and this is one of her favorites. Why, she even served it at the infamous Legends Ball.

Become a legend in time when you present a batch of this citrusy-sweet-salute to your family and friends. Mmmm! Mmmm! Better have lots of lemons on hand as you’ll be making more!

Best of all, you can fully use the entire lemon by also making and bottling your very own homemade limoncello.


6 Lemons  |  Juice ‘em
4 Tablespoons  |  Sugar
6  |  Fresh Mint Leaves
4  |  Shots Vodka
Ice  |  In a Martini Shaker
1  |  Sugar-Rimmed Martini Glass
Lemon Drop Martini RecipeWhat To Do:

1. Mix lemon juice, sugar and vodka in a martini shaker filled with ice.

2. Shake well and pour into a sugar-rimmed martini glass. [ Tip: Moisten the rim of the glass with a lemon wedge and dip in Lemon Drop Cocktail Sugar – especially tasty ].

3. Garnish with mint, a lemon twist and serve.

Yields: 2 servings and lots of friends. Please drink responsibly!

Pure Citrus Bliss

Foodie Tip: Don’t throw those lemon rinds out ~ they can be used to make your own homemade limoncello! Pucker-up and check out this perfect limoncello recipe that’ll make your taste buds tingle, compliments of lemons.

~ Joe Paul Reider

Home Style Austin Founder
Austin Realtor®
Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

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