Classic Gin Fizz

Born in the cocktail-savvy city of New Orleans, this sassy sipper deserves a vigorous shake from your very best shaker.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

Ice cubes
1/4
cup gin (2 oz)
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
teaspoon powdered sugar
1/3
to 1/2 cup club soda
1
lemon slice

  • 1 Add ice to lowball glass. In cocktail shaker with ice, shake gin, lemon juice and powdered sugar until blended. Pour into glass, straining out ice. Add club soda to fill glass. Garnish with lemon slice.

Expert Tips

You’ll need half a lemon to get 1 tablespoon of juice.

Seltzer, sparkling or carbonated water can be used instead of club soda.