This easy four ingredient classic gin cocktail will become your easy go to gin cocktail! So tasty and refreshing!
- 2 ounces gin dry
- 3/4 ounce lemon juice freshly squeezed and strained
- 2 teaspoons simple syrup
- 6 mint leaves plus more for garnish
In a cocktail shaker combine the gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and mint leaves.
Fill the shaker 3/4 full with ice.
Put a lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
Strain into a martini glass and garnish with fresh mint.
Simple Syrup - equal parts water and sugar, heated in a small saucepan until the sugar dissolves. Store in a lidded jar in the refrigerator for up to one month.
To keep the cocktail clear, strain the pulp from the fresh squeezed lemon juice with a fine mesh strainer.
Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg