Save on Pinterest


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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • Ice cubes
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar
  • Lime slices


  • Fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add the gin, lime juice and confectioners' sugar; cover and shake for 10-15 seconds or until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with lime.
Vodka Gimlet: Substitute vodka for the gin. Editor's Note:You may also strain the Gimlet into a chilled cocktail glass and serve without additional ice.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 146 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

Recommended Video


Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • Nao
    Apr 29, 2020

    Make a serving of 2 (for 1 person)

  • Queenlalisa
    Feb 8, 2020

    Yummy easy and fast drink. First time I had ever tried powdered sugar in a cocktail.

  • Naomie
    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.

  • SJo80
    Apr 7, 2011

    No comment left