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Lemon-Thyme Cocktails

Lemon-Thyme Cocktails
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 2
Enjoy this cool and refreshing cocktail made using lemon and thyme - ready in 25 minutes.
Updated March 22, 2012

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cocktail
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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