Lemon Honey Vodka Cocktail
This little Lemon Honey Vodka Cocktail packs a whole lot of refreshing flavors into it! Made without any refined sugars, this cocktail is sure to be a hit! Leave out the alcohol for a delicious lemon mocktail!
Simple Lemon Cocktail
This simple and refreshing Lemon and Honey Vodka Cocktail is simple and delicious. It’s made with a honey simple syrup that really makes it shine! It’s refreshing and the ultimate summer cocktail!
Why It’s Important to Make a Simple Syrup
So this recipe calls for honey as the sweetener. You might be wondering why you need to make a simple syrup at all, since honey is liquid. But trust us, honey by itself won’t mix directly into any cocktail. Simple syrup is basically just water and sugar cooked together to create a liquid sweetener that easily dissolves in other liquid, and in this case, we’re swapping the typical sugar for honey!
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- Gluten Free Lemon Bars
- Instant Pot Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Asparagus
- Lemon Poppy Seed Overnight Oats (Gluten-Free)
- Lemon Parmesan Chicken with Zucchini Noodles
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Lemon Honey Vodka Cocktail
This little Honey Lemon Cocktail packs a whole lot of refreshing flavors into it! Made without any refined sugars, this cocktail is sure to be a hit! Leave out the alcohol for a delicious lemon mocktail!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 2 minutes
- Total Time: 7 minutes
- Yield: 1 1x
- 2 ounces (¼ cup) vodka
- ½ ounce (1 tablespoon) honey simple syrup (see note for instructions)
- ¾ ounce (1-½ tablespoons) fresh lemon juice
- Ice cubes
- Lemon sparking water, for topping
- Add a small handful of ice cubes, vodka, honey simple syrup, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously.
- Add fresh ice to a glass, and pour the contents of the cocktail shaker into the glass. Top with lemon sparkling water.
To Make the Honey Simple Syrup: To make a simple syrup you simply combining 1 part water to 1 part sweetener. Then, bring it up to a boil. Once it’s boiling, give it a good stir and then shut off the heat. You now have simple syrup! It will, of course, need to cool before use. Leftover simple syrup will keep for 1-2 weeks in the refrigerator.
Alternatively, you can use Mint Simple Syrup in this beverage for a fun twist!
May 6, 2014
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