Sherry Lemon Drop Cocktail
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Recipe courtesy of Amy Thielen

Sherry Lemon Drop

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings



  1. Combine the sugar and 1/3 cup water in a microwave-safe glass measuring cup. Microwave until steaming, 45 seconds to 1 minute. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
  2. Stir in the lemon zest and lemon juice, and set aside to cool completely. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve. (The lemon syrup can be made ahead and stored for up to a week in the refrigerator.)
  3. To serve, fill a pint glass with ice. Add the sherry and 5 tablespoons of the lemon syrup. Shake until well chilled, then strain into cordial glasses. Serve cold.

Cook’s Note

Leftover lemon syrup can combined to taste with sparkling water for a fizzy lemonade.