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Strawberry Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

Updated: Oct 24, 2023

This strawberry lemon drop martini is a delicious cocktail made with strawberry lemonade, juice and simple syrup and tequila. Simple syrup is made from equal parts water and granulated sugar. You don’t need a lot for this recipe, but it does help mellow the tartness and blend the flavours. It has a nice balance of sweet and tart complimenting each other perfectly. This is the perfect summertime cocktail.

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Equipment:

  • ▢Cocktail Shaker

  • ▢Martini glasses


Ingredients:

  • ▢1 cup simply lemonade with strawberry ( I used Simply)

  • ▢ ice cubes

  • ▢1 ounce lemon juice

  • ▢1 ½ ounce simple syrup

  • ▢3 ounce tequila

  • ▢1 lemon slices for garnish

  • ▢¼ cup granulated sugar for garnish

  • ▢ 2-3 drops red food coloring

HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE SYRUP

Simple syrup is made with just 2 ingredients:

  • Granulated sugar

  • Water

Simply place equal parts sugar and water in a sauce pan and heat over medium heat until the sugar is fully dissolved. Allow the sugar water to cool and then pour into a container, such as a glass jar or bottle, for storage.

Make the Martinis

  • Fill a cocktail shaker half way with ice.

  • Add strawberry lemonade juice, fresh squeezed lemon juice, simple syrup and tequila to the shaker.

  • Place the lid on the shaker and shake until frosty and cold.

  • Run a lemon wedge around the edge of the martini glasses. Pour the sugar in a shallow plate with 2-3 drops red food color and mix thoroughly together until you get a pink color , then dip the glasses in the sugar and twist to coat the rim.

  • Pour the shaken martini into each glass and then garnish with a fresh lemon slices.

Enjoy!




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