Lemon-Thyme Cocktails

Lemon-Thyme Cocktails

Enjoy this cool and refreshing cocktail made using lemon and thyme - ready in 25 minutes.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

2

Cocktails

Lemon-Thyme Simple Syrup (makes 1 1/3 cups)
1
cup sugar
1
cup water
6
sprigs fresh thyme
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel (from 2 lemons)
Cocktail
1
sprig fresh thyme
2 1/2
oz vodka
3
oz cranberry juice
1
oz lemon-thyme simple syrup (above)
1/2
oz orange-flavored liqueur
Ice
Garnish
1
thin (1/8 inch) lemon slice
1
sprig fresh thyme
  1. In 1-quart saucepan, heat lemon-thyme simple syrup ingredients over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Let stand 15 minutes. Strain to remove thyme and lemon peel. Use within 2 days.
  2. Place 1 sprig fresh thyme in cocktail shaker. Add vodka, cranberry juice, 1 oz of the lemon-thyme simple syrup and liqueur; muddle thyme with back of spoon. Add ice; place lid on shaker, and shake until cold and blended. Strain into 2 martini glasses.
  3. Garnish with lemon slice and sprig of thyme.
Makes 2 Cocktails

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cocktail)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.