Raspberry Gin Fizz Cocktail
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Raspberry Gin Fizz

Course: Drinks
Keyword: Gin, Raspberries
Servings: 2 cocktails

Equipment

Ingredients

For the Cocktail

  • Raspberry simple syrup see below for recipe
  • 4 oz gin
  • 2 oz lemon juice
  • 2 oz soda water or tonic water
  • Ice cubes
  • Raspberries for garnish
  • Fresh mint for garnish

For the Raspberry Syrup

  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water

Instructions

  • Mix the raspberries, sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until all the sugar is disolved and the syrup is bubbly. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Put the syrup through a sieve to remove the solids. Chill to room tempurature. You can keep the syrup in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To make two cocktails, pour the raspberry syrup into a cocktail shaker. Add the gin, lemon juice and tonic water. Shake to combine.
  • Fill two tumblers with ice. Pour half the contents of the shaker into each glass. Top with a few raspberries and a sprig of mint for garnish. Serve.

Notes

  • This cocktail can be made with many different types of berries and fruits, like blackberries, blueberries, peaches, pears, and cranberries.
  • You can double or triple the recipe for the raspberry syrup if you want to make more than 2 cocktails.
  • You can use vodka in this recipe instead of gin.