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Strawberry Gin and Tonic Cocktail

Refreshing, easy to sip and the most beautiful color, Strawberry Gin and Tonic is a spring cocktail made with only three ingredients and super simple to make. 
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Course: cocktails
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 549kcal


Strawberry Simple Syrup

  • ½ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 8 Strawberries stems removed

Strawberry Gin and Tonic

  • 4 Ounces Tonic Water
  • 2 Ounces Gin Empress Gin for Blue Color
  • ½ Ounce Strawberry Simple Syrup
  • Garnish: Lime Slices


Prepare Strawberry Simple Syrup

  • In a small sauce pan combine the granulated sugar, water and strawberries and bring to a boil until the sugar is fully dissolved
  • Remove the sauce pan from the heat and gently smash the strawberries to release the juice and allow them to infuse in the syrup for 1o minutes
  • Strain the simple syrup to remove the strawberries, pour into a glass jar and cool at room temperature or in the refrigerator

Prepare Strawberry Gin and Tonic

  • In a low ball or high ball glass, fill the glass with ice
  • Pour the strawberry simple syrup and then layer with tonic water and top off with gin (Empress Gin for the beautiful blue color)
  • Gently stir to combine all flavors
  • Garnish with lime slices and a fresh sprig of thyme or mint; serve and enjoy   


Where Does The Color Come From?
Empress Gin is made from butterfly pea blossoms which gives it a natural indigo hue, it is also gluten fre
Make It a Classic
If you prefer a classic Gin and Tonic, you can remove the strawberry simple syrup and add ½ ounce of fresh lime juice
Save The Simple Syrup
If you have simple syrup left over, seal it in a jar and keep it refrigerated for up to one month and can be enjoyed in all your cocktails or can be used to make a strawberry lemonade!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 107g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 104g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
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