Matcha Lemon Drop Cocktail

A lovely Matcha infused Lemon Drop perfect for cocktail hour.

Matcha Lemon Drop Cocktail from Hapa Nom Nom


Makes 1

Equipment

  • Martini glass
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Small flat plate
  • Microwave safe cup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp Matcha Live Longer green tea powder
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 60mls vodka
  • ½ cup ice
  • Lemon wedge (for coating the glass)
  • Lemon peel (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Mix together sugar and half of the Matcha on a plate.
  2. Run the lemon wedge around the edge of your martini glass, dip the rim of your glass in the Matcha sugar mixture to coat and set aside.
  3. Combine your water and honey in a microwave safe cup, heat for 30 seconds and stir until combined.
  4. Pour one and a half tablespoons of your honey-water into the cocktail shaker along with your lemon juice, vodka, remaining Matcha powder and enough ice to fill.
  5. Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds and then strain the mixture into your martini glass, being careful not to touch the rim of the glass.
  6. Place a curl of lemon peel onto the edge of the glass, serve and enjoy.