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Meyer Lemon Drop

Meyer lemons are especially delicious, but any lemons will work for this recipe. You may substitute two teaspoons superfine sugar for the lemon syrup if desired.

  • servings: 1




  • Sugar, for rim of glass
  • Powdered yellow food coloring (optional)
  • Lemon slice, for garnish
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1 teaspoon Cointreau
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Syrup


  1. Step 1

    Tint sugar with powdered yellow food color, if desired. Place sugar in a saucer. Moisten the rim of a martini glass with a lemon slice. Dip rim in sugar. In a cocktail shaker, combine vodka, Cointreau, lemon juice, and lemon syrup with ice; shake well. Strain into prepared glass.

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Reviews (1)

  • 6 Apr, 2008

    where is the recipe? All I see is a comment reagrding Meyer lemons.