Fizzy, buzzy and refreshing, this raspberry gin fizz has it all! If you had a long day and need something to cool off before dinner, do yourself a favor and stir up this delicious drink.
Ingredients list for the Raspberry Gin Fizz
- 1 ounce raspberry syrup (per glass)
- 2 ounces gin (per glass)
- 2 ounces lime juice (per glass)
- Soda water
- Ice cubes
- A few raspberries, for garnish
- Fresh lemon thyme, for garnish (optional)
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The raspberry simple syrup:
- 2 cups raspberries, rinced
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 cup of water
Make the syrup:
In a saucepan, combine raspberries, water and sugar. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 – 10 minutes; pour the syrup through a fine mesh strainer, pressing on hard solids. Cover and chill, keep for two weeks in the refrigerator.
Garnish glasses with fresh raspberries, add ice and pour the raspberry syrup. Add lime juice, top with gin and soda water, garnish with lemon thyme. Serve on a hot day!
Note: You might also want to add lemon thyme to the syrup for extra flavor.