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Lemon Drop

Organic dye-free coconut cotton candy adds a tropical note to this lemon-drop martini.

  • Yield: Makes 6 drinks

Photography: YunHee Kim

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Fall 2013


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 strips lemon peel
  • 3 cups limoncello, chilled
  • 6 ounces vodka, chilled
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 7 to 8 lemons)


  1. Make lemon simple syrup: Combine sugar, 1/4 cup water, and lemon peel in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; remove from heat and let steep for 5 minutes. Remove peel and refrigerate syrup until completely cool.

  2. In a 2-quart pitcher, combine lemon syrup, limoncello, vodka, and lemon juice; stir and divide among six martini glasses.


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