Blushing Tom Collins

July 2, 2011

Author Notes: That wonderful old school gin cocktail with a feminine touch.Andreadoria56

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Tanqueray - or other London dry gin
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Raspberry sirup (spoon some liquid off as you cook raspberry jam for Danish Raspberry Squares)
  • 1 teaspoon icing sugar
  • Mineral water
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Fill pretty glass - or your best Collins glass - with ice.
  2. Add all ingredients except mineral water to shaker with a cube of ice - shake until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Pour into glass with ice - top with mineral water to taste and garnish with raspberry and sprig of lavender.
  4. It looks girly - but it's not ;)

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Reviews (5) Questions (0)

5 Reviews

gingerroot July 6, 2011
This looks and sounds lovely!
 
AntoniaJames July 5, 2011
Sounds so tasty. I love cold gin drinks on hot summer days!! Definitely going to try this one. Thanks so much for posting it. ;o)
 
Author Comment
Andreadoria56 July 5, 2011
I totally agree cold gin is the only thing for a hot summer day ;)
 
Author Comment
Andreadoria56 July 3, 2011
Thanks - it's a great summer Sunday coctail.
 
wssmom July 2, 2011
Pretty!