Lemon Martini

Lemon Martini

Feel like a master bartender at home with this easy martini recipe. Lemon Simple syrup is the perfect balance of lemony sweet and sour. Bright and refreshing this martini shines brightly a hint of vanilla A cocktail guaranteed to be a hit at your next happy hour!


  • 30 ml Lemon simple syrup
  • 45ml Vodka
  • 30 ml Lemon juice
  • 5 ml Vanilla essence
  • Ice cubes
  • Sugar


  • Peeler
  • Jigger
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Plate
  • Martini glass

Serves: one


  • Place martini glass in freezer or add ice blocks to cool the glass
  • Slice a lemon round from center before juicing
  • Half fill cocktail shaker with ice blocks
  • Add liquid ingredients into cocktail shaker and shake for 10 seconds
  • Remove ice from cold martini glass
  • Pour martini mixture into ice cold martini glass
  • Add a slice of lemon and short straw to serve.

Keen to experiment? Try sugar crusting the martini glass

  • Add a sprinkling of sugar on a plate
  • Remove ice from cold martini glass
  • Wet rim of martini glass with left over lemon juice
  • Turn glass up side down and dip martini glass into sugar to form a crust on the rim

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