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Gin fizz

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Mix a sparkling gin fizz cocktail (or two) for when you're entertaining. With just a handful of ingredients you can create a refreshing drink that evokes summer

  • Easily doubled
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal155
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs5g
sugars5g
fibre0g
protein0.1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 50ml gin
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • 2 tsp sugar syrup
  • ice
  • sparkling water
  • lemon slice

Method

  • STEP 1

    Pour the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker and fill up with ice cubes. Shake well until the outside of the shaker feels cold then strain into a tall glass filled with more ice and top up with sparkling water. Garnish with a lemon slice.

RECIPE TIPS
HOW TO MAKE SUGAR SYRUP

To make sugar syrup put 200g white caster sugar into a saucepan with 100ml water. Heat gently until the sugar has dissolved and it starts to simmer then turn off the heat and allow to cool before using. Store in a sterilised bottle for up to 1 week.

FOR A HEADY FROTH

For added flair put the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup in the cocktail shaker, but instead of adding the ice, put in 1 egg white. Shake really well to froth the mixture, then add ice and shake again. Double strain before adding the sparkling water.

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