Meyer Lemon Martini Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Meyer Lemon Martini Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Meyer Lemon Martini

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"Meyer lemons, a cross between a lemon and an orange, have a sweeter, less acidic flavor than the more common lemon. If you have to use a regular lemon, add a little extra sugar to taste. For the ultimate martini, use good quality vodka and orange liqueur. I should have named this the 'come to mama' martini!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    10 mins

Directions

  1. Combine 2 teaspoons sugar and warm water in a cocktail shaker; stir to dissolve sugar. Pour Meyer lemon juice, lemon peels, vodka, and orange liqueur into the shaker; add ice. Cover and shake vigorously.
  2. Remove a lemon peel from the shaker and wipe the rim of a martini glass with the peel. Dip the rim of the glass in 1 teaspoon sugar, or as needed. Strain martini into prepared glass.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Two teaspoons of simple syrup can be used to sweeten the martini instead of the sugar and water. To make 1 and 1/2 cups simple syrup, bring 1 cup white sugar and 1 cup water to a boil until sugar is melted. After cooling the syrup, store it in the fridge. It will keep several weeks.
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Feb 01, 2013

I bought a bag of Meyer lemons with this recipe in mind! I am a Grand Marnier lover, so I used that for the orange-flavored liqueur. This little citrus gem has the perfect balance of sweet to tart. This will definitely be treat throughout the week at cocktail hour! Thanks, cookin'mama!

 
Dec 30, 2012

With a bumper crop or meyer lemons, I was so pleased to find this little gem. I did only use one shot of vodka cuz I am a whimp when it comes to octane :)Delicious!!!! Hmmmmm.....maybe I should give away all those lemons LOL

 
Dec 21, 2013

I have been searching for a good lemon martini recipe and this is it. So easy to make and is not too tart. Can't wait to try it with grand marnier as Cointreau is all I had.

 
Sep 26, 2014

Holy smokes!! This is a great drink and one "does it"...the hubs and I are big fans!

 
Sep 26, 2014

Lightly boil the sugar water to make simple syrup. :)

 
Jan 28, 2014

Gus

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 297 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 5.3 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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