Limoncello Lemon Drop Martini

This limoncello lemon drop martini has the perfect balance of sweet and tart. The combination of ingredients is a perfect refreshing fusion ideal for warm summer days. 

Recipe Type Drinks
Course Italian
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 240 kcal
Author Ventura Limoncello


  • 4 shots Vodka
  • 2 shots limoncello
  • 1 shot triple sec
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 lemon for garnish
  • 1 tbsp sugar for garnish
  • mint leaves for garnish


  1. Juice half of a lemon on a plate and put a tablespoon of sugar on another plate. 

  2. Dip the rim of martini glasses in lemon juice. Then dip the glasses in sugar. Set aside.

  3. Combine limoncello, sugar, vodka, triple sec, lemon sugar, and ice in a large cocktail shaker.

  4. Give a short, vigorous shake to allow all ingredients to incorporate.

  5. Pour the mixture into prepared martini glasses.

  6. Garnish with a slice of lemon and mint leaf.