Saturday, July 21, 2012

Limoncello martini

A sultry Saturday night in the summertime calls for a sweet-tart, citrusy cocktail. This recipe is a slight variation on a version given to me to B's coworker.

Combine 2 oz vodka, 2 oz limoncello, 7 T simple syrup made with 2 parts sugar to 1 part water, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and a couple of ice cubes in a shaker cup. Shake well, then strain into a martini glass dipped in a cosmopolitan rimmer (I used this one). 

Garnish with a frozen cherry and blackberry.

Note: If you prefer your drinks less potent (as I quickly realized I do), add cranberry juice to taste.


  1. Kat, this looks delicious and refreshing.

  2. Fantastic. I just love limoncello. Would you like to link this in to Food on Friday: Cocktails and Mocktails?

  3. You are a star for linking this and the other 2 posts. Cheers

  4. my friend would LOVE that drink! she adores vodka & fruity lemonade. i bet it's delicious :)

  5. This looks refreshing. Got to try this at home and let my friends have a taste. They'll surely like it.


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