Kaffir Lime Gin Fizz
This Kaffir Lime Gin Fizz has a double dose of lime flavouring. The lime juice gives it the tang and a kaffir lime leaf is added for garnish.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes + 10 minutes cooling syrup
Cooking Time: 7 minutes
1/2 cup (125 ml) water
1 cup (220 g) sugar
6 kaffir lime leaves, crushed
1/4 cup (60 ml) lime juice
1/4 cup (60ml) gin
1/4 cup (60ml) tonic or soda water (or more to taste)
1 small kaffir lime leaf, extra, for garnish
- Make a syrup by combining water, sugar and kaffir lime in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar is dissolved then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Strain and cool.
- Place ice cubes in a glass, then pour over 2 tablespoons kaffir lime syrup, lime juice and gin. Swizzle then top up with tonic water and garnish with kaffir lime leaves.