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This honey lemon drop cocktail is the perfect balance of tart and sweet. Serve this ice-cold beverage anytime you need a refreshing pick-me-up.

EatingWell.com, December 2020


Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine honey and hot water in a small measuring cup or bowl. Stir until the honey dissolves, about 30 seconds. Let cool for 5 minutes.

  • Place 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a small saucer and place sugar in a separate saucer. Dip rim of a martini glass in the lemon juice and then dip in the sugar. Let the glass stand while mixing the cocktail to allow sugar to adhere.

  • Combine the cooled honey mixture, vodka and the remaining 1/4 cup lemon juice in a cocktail shaker; fill the shaker halfway with ice. Cover and shake vigorously until chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with lemon slice, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cocktail
259 calories; sodium 3mg; carbohydrates 31g; sugars 28g; vitamin a iu 5IU.