Ease into the month of love with this delicious, refreshing strawberry lemon drop. It’s sweet, sour and tangy. The perfect Valentine’s Day/ happy hour cocktail.
Made with fresh lemon juice, Tequila, strawberry lemonade, strawberry jelly, and orange liqueur. Shaken and strained into a chilled martini glass.
Now I know lemon drop martinis are traditionally made with vodka. But we’re spicing things up and making it with Tequila blanco.
One of my favorite cocktails is a lemon drop. I love mixing things up with flavors. This strawberry lemon drop is such a treat and the perfect happy hour cocktail.
What you’ll need
Lemon juice- fresh is best.
Strawberry Lemonade– optional, but I love using Simply Lemonade to sweeten this drink.
Tequila– Lemon drops are normally made with vodka. However, the beauty of making this at home is, we can use whatever we want. Tequila for the win.
Strawberry Jam– I like using strawberry jam over muddling fresh strawberries because it blends better.
Orange Liqueur– the orange citrus compliments the lemon and strawberries. I used
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Strawberry Lemon Drop
- 2 oz Tequila Blanco
- 1.5 oz fresh lemon juice 2 small lemons or 1 large lemon
- 2 oz strawberry lemonade
- .5 oz Cointreau
- 1 tsp strawberry jam
- Chill coupe martini glass in the fridge until you're ready to use.
- Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well combined.
- Rim the glass with lemon juice and sugar. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon wheel and enjoy.
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