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limoncello martini poured into coupe glass with cocktail shaker on side

Limoncello Martini

  • Author: Elizabeth Van Lierde
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Cocktail Shaker
  • Cuisine: Italian


This fabulous Limoncello Martini is shaken with fresh lemon juice and simple syrup, giving a whole new meaning to sour and sweet. All it takes is 4 basic ingredients to escape to the Italian countryside, with plenty of snacks nearby.



2 oz vodka

1 oz limoncello

1 oz fresh lemon juice

½ oz simple syrup


  1. Shake: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, limoncello, fresh lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake for 20-30 seconds, or until the shaker is frothy and ice cold. 
  2. Strain: Strain into a martini or coupe glass and garnish with a lemon slice.


SPRITZ OPTION: Top off with your favorite lemon Pellegrino, sparkling water or Prosecco for a limoncello spritz. Serve over ice, if desired.

Keywords: lemon, cocktail, summer