Cherry Gin Fizz, nice and festive!
- 1 cup Cherries - Pitted
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1 cup Water
- 1 tsp Lemon juice
1. In a pot over a med heat bring the cherries, sugar, water & lemon juice to a gentle boil. Reduce heat & simmer for 12 mins.
2. Remove from heat, then with a wooden spoon push down hard on the cherries before pouring the syrup through a sieve into a bowl. Push as much liquid through the sieve as possible. Cool syrup completely.
HOW TO MAKE CHERRY GIN FIZZ
1. In a cocktail shaker add ice (about 8 blocks or so) 1 and a half tots gin 30mls fresh lime juice, 30mls homemade Cherry Syrup, 15mls elderflower syrup (if you have or any other syrup you may have), 30mls soda/sparkling water, 1 egg white.
2. Shake vigorously for a few minutes then strain into a martini/cocktail glass. Enjoy.