Lemon and vodka martinis

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

10 min

Makes

4 Servings

Lemon and vodka martinis

Lemon & vodka martinis recipe


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar , preferably superfine
  • 1/2 cup strained fresh lemon juice , about 2 large lemons
  • 1/2 cup chilled vodka
  • ice cubes
  • 1 cup chilled sweet sparkling white wine , such as Asti Spumante
  • lemon slices , optional

Instructions

  • CHILL 4 large martini glasses in freezer. Combine sugar with lemon juice in a small bowl, whisking until sugar dissolves. (Lemon syrup can be made 3 days ahead and kept refrigerated. )
  • COMBINE 1/4 cup lemon syrup and vodka in a martini shaker. Add ice cubes. Cover and shake 8 to 10 times, then strain mixture into prepared glasses (about 3 tbsp each). Add 1/4 cup chilled sparkling wine to each glass. Garnish with lemon slices and serve very cold.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 263,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1 mg.
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