Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

It is a perfect concoction of Citroen vodka, Chambord, simple syrup and lemon juice. Its layered looks and balanced sweet and sour raspberry taste make it a perfect cocktail for parties. Learn how to make delicious raspberry lemon drop martini with layered looks with this easy cocktail recipe.

Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1 serving
Glassware: Martini glass
45 ml (1½ oz) Citroen Vodka
20 ml (2/3 oz) Chambord (Black Raspberry Liqueur)
30 ml (1 oz) Simple Syrup
15 ml (1/2 oz) Lemon Juice
20 ml (2/3 oz) Triple Sec (optional)
1 Lemon Wheel
Crushed Ice


  1. Fill up cocktail shaker with crushed ice.
  2. Add all ingredients (except Chambord and lemon wheel) into cocktail shaker and shake it until it is completely chilled.
  3. Take chilled martini glass. Strain and pour mixed drink in it.
  4. Slowly pour chambord over it. Chambord will settle at the bottom center of glass giving it a layered color. (It should be poured at the center of the top surface with pour spout dipped inside the drink).
  5. Garnish with lemon wheel and serve.
Alternate Directions:

  1. Fill up cocktail shaker with crushed ice.
  2. Add all ingredients (lemon wheel) into cocktail shaker and shake it thoroughly.
  3. Strain and pour drink in chilled martini glass.
  4. Garnish with skewered raspberries and serve.
Tips and Variations:

  • Triple sec is optional in above recipe. Add it to get more citrus flavor.
  • If simple syrup is not available, then use 30 ml (1 oz) sweet and sour mix and 1/3 oz lemon juice.
  • For simpler preparation, use 2 parts raspberry flavored vodka, 1/2 part lemon juice and 1 part of simple syrup.
Taste: Sweet and sour with deep raspberry flavor.
Serving Ideas: Serve raspberry lemon drop cocktail in parties, get-togethers, etc as welcome before dinner or after dinner drink.

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Jul 14, 2012 by James Keo

good summer heat buster. its going to be my fav drink for weekends..

Jul 03, 2012 by doctor

i liked it the new way but i think you can give more martini good with less lemon juice....