Friday, February 28, 2014

Christie's Lemon Drop

My sister makes the best cocktails. My favorite is her lemon drops. She made them last summer and they were such a hit that she made them for our family vacation and lets just say that was a great day. It is the best amount of sour and sweet combined. Try it and let me know what you think.

This is her exact measurements and I added the ounces to give you an idea. However not every shot glass is 1 ounce. It may be a little more and that's ok. This is a guide and you can alter it to your size glass. Its best to chill the glass before adding ingredients. Enjoy.

Ingredients

1 shot fresh lemon juice (aka 1 ounce)
1 shot Vodka (aka 1 ounce)
1 1/2 shot triple sec (aka 1 1/2 ounces)
1 cup ice
1/4 cup sugar to rim glass (optional)

Directions

Pour all ingredients in a shaker except sugar and shake well. Rim glass with lemon juice and then dip in sugar. pour in cocktail and add garnish of a lemon slice. This makes one cocktail at a time.

5 comments:

  1. This is one of my fav cocktails.
    Most places make it to boozy and not lemony enough (for me).
    Christie's has just the right proportions of flavours. Maybe tonight!

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    1. I couldn't agree with you more Colette.

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  2. I love, love, love lemon drops, but haven't made one myself! Thank you for a recipe! :)

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  3. Hi Andrea. I just dropped by to catch up and had to comment on these lemon drops. They look like the perfect cocktail for summer. Maybe for whatever and whenever. I will definitely have to try these. Thanks

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    1. My sister just made them for our vacation and there wasn't single person who didn't like them. Let me know if you also enjoy them.

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