Blushing strawberry gin and tonic
The perfect cocktail for Valentine's Day or to celebrate Spring, this blushing strawberry gin and tonic is a total crowd pleaser.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
For the strawberry syrup
- 2 cups strawberries chopped
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup water
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
For the strawberry gin and tonic
- 300 ml gin (10 fl oz)
- tonic water
- strawberry syrup
- ice for serving
- fresh strawberries for garnish
- mint leaves for garnish
- fresh lavender for garnish
To make the strawberry syrup, combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes then blend with a hand blender until smooth. Allow to cool completely.
To make the gin and tonic, fill glasses with ice then add one shot of gin followed by a shot of strawberry syrup. Top up with cold tonic water then add garnishes of your choice and serve.
Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 73mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin C: 29.2mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.2mg