Aug 21, 2014

Thoughts for Thursday: Easy Lemon Martini

It's Thursday, which means I am linking up with my girls Natalie and Annie for Thoughts on Thursday!

This week it is all about the end of summer drink!

It's no secret that I love martinis (I had a delicious dirty one last night!) and I love new twists on them.  Lemon martinis can be a tad too sour for me, so I played around with the proportions and sweetening to make one I thought tasted delicious!  This could work in a regular martini glass, but it seemed Mason Jar appropriate and made for outside on a summer evening!

1 - 2 shots vodka (depending on how strong you like it)
Juice of one lemon
3 lemon slices
Lemon flavored seltzer water
Three drops stevia or one packet sweetener

- Fill glass with ice and top with vodka.  I prefer two shots but if that is too strong, use one
- Squeeze lemon juice in and add in lemon slices and sweetener of choice
- Stir and fill to top with seltzer
- Sip and enjoy!

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  1. This could be dangerous this weekend!

  2. I'm so sad I packed away my mason jars last night because I want to make one of these and a regular glass would just be so lame!! YUM!

  3. This looks DELISH and I totally agree it goes better in a mason jar :)

  4. Ohhh a lemon martini does sound good! And the mason jar is the perfect way to serve it! SO cute!

    <3, Pamela

  5. Oh what I wouldn't give for this right now! Maybe I will try it sans the vodka :)

  6. Yum - a grown-up lemonade! Love the mason jar addition (everything is better in a mason jar I think!).

  7. YUM! I love lemon everything! I never thought of using a mason jar for a martini! Love it!

    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

  8. Yum yum yum!! Sounds delicious


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