Lemon Drop Shot Recipe


The Lemon Drop Shot, a zesty and tantalizing cocktail, is the epitome of sweet and sour perfection. It’s a miniature burst of sunshine in a glass that transports your taste buds to a world of citrusy delight. To create this mouthwatering concoction, start by rimming a shot glass with sugar for that extra touch of sweetness. Then, combine freshly squeezed lemon juice, triple sec, and vodka in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously until it’s as chilled as a winter’s day, and strain the liquid into the prepared glass. The result? A tangy, puckering sipper that dances on your palate, leaving you refreshed and ready for more.


Lemon Drop Shot Recipe

Certainly! Here's a simple Lemon Drop Shot Recipe.
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks, Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian, Italian
Servings 1 people
Calories 150 kcal


  • 1 1/2 oz (45 ml) vodka
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) triple sec or Cointreau
  • 3/4 oz (22 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) simple syrup (you can adjust the sweetness to your liking) (room temperature)
  • According to taste Sugar
  • Lemon twist or wedge (for garnish, optional)


  • Begin by rimming a chilled shot glass with sugar. To do this, you can moisten the rim of the glass with a lemon wedge and then dip it into a shallow plate filled with sugar. Rotate the glass gently to ensure an even sugar coating.
  • In a cocktail shaker, add the vodka, triple sec or Cointreau, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and simple syrup
  • Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds until the mixture is well chilled.
  • Strain the cocktail into the sugar-rimmed shot glass, being careful not to disturb the sugar rim.
  • If desired, garnish with a lemon twist or wedge on the rim of the glass.
  • Serve your Lemon Drop Shot immediately, and enjoy the delightful balance of sweet and tart flavors.


This Lemon Drop Shot is a burst of citrusy goodness in a glass, perfect for those who love a tangy and refreshing cocktail. Cheers!
Keyword Bevarage, Beverages, Quick & Easy, Smoothie, Vegetable

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