For the light drinker, suggest a Gimlet. The blend of slightly sweet and tart flavors is appealing, but not overwhelming.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1-1/2 to 2 cups ice cubes
- 2 ounces gin
- 1 ounce lime juice
- 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar
- Lime slices
- Fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Place remaining ice in a rocks glass; set aside.
- Add the gin, lime juice and confectioners' sugar to shaker; cover and shake for 10-15 seconds or until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish as desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Gimlet in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2007
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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2018
"Love these! Gin or vodka doesn't matter, but use the best quality you can afford. Very refreshing a great when it is hot outside."