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Creamy Lemon Drop Cocktail

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Servings 2

A refreshing classic made smooth and creamy with the addition of lemon yogurt. MORE + LESS -

TBSP Susan
May 3, 2017

Ingredients

1
oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1
teaspoon superfine sugar (or more to taste for a sweeter drink)
3
oz lemon sorbet vodka, chilled
1
oz limoncello, chilled
1
carton (6 oz) Yoplait® Original lemon burst yogurt
3
drops yellow food coloring (optional)
Ice
1
lemon wedge for rimming glasses (optional)
Colored sugar for rimming glasses (optional)
2
lemon slices for garnish (optional)

Steps

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  • 1
    Begin by gathering your ingredients.
  • 2
    Optional: Rub a lemon wedge around edge of 2 glasses, then dip rims in colored sugar. Set aside.
  • 3
    Add lemon juice and superfine sugar to a cocktail shaker and stir with a spoon until sugar is dissolved. Add vodka, limoncello and yogurt, and shake until mixture is combined, smooth and creamy. Add food coloring (if desired) and shake until well blended.
  • 4
    Add ice to halfway in the shaker and shake about 10 times to chill. Strain into prepared cocktail glasses. Garnish with lemon slices if desired and serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute any citrus vodka you like for the lemon sorbet vodka – lemon, citron or even plain vodka work just as well. Triple sec can be substituted for limoncello if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
2%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Pour this liquid lemon cream in a glass and call it summer’s perfect sip. A little tangy, a little sweet and a lotta smooth. Pucker up, people—‘cause I’ve got a summer sipper for you that slides down just as easy peasy as lemon squeezy. This riff on the classic clear Lemon Drop Cocktail is a great one for your backyard guests this summer. And, oooo, how it’d pair up with barbecue! It’s cool, creamy and delightfully dreamy. And, yes, I’m done rhyming now. Refreshingly tasty and summery, just as a lemon drop should be!
  • Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.

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