Fresh raspberries & lime with bubbly club soda & a little gin come together in this perfect for spring Raspberry Limeade Gin Fizz...
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Do you all feel that? Spring is finally in the air! :) And with spring comes weekend brunches and lazy afternoons on the deck taking in the sunshine and warmer weather. For me, spring also means serving a refreshing, sparkling cocktail that reflects the mood of the season. When you combine fresh raspberries and lime with bubbly club soda and a little gin, you just can't go wrong. That is unless the glassware you are serving this perfectly spring cocktail in is far from sparkling. Nothing dampens a bright & cheery cocktail quicker than dingy glassware- Am I right, folks?
That is why I was so glad to have discovered Finish® Quantum Max™ tablets at my local Target...
When you use Finish® Quantum Max™ tablets, there is no need to worry about water spots, film, or residue on your glassware before a spring get-together. Who wants to worry about trying to polish glasses before guests arrive anyways? ;)
Seriously, you all- these tablets create a clean you can not only see, but that you can also feel. You know that squeaky clean feeling? Yep, that!
When you are serving a cocktail as bright and cheery as this Raspberry Limeade Gin Fizz, you want the fresh ingredients to shine through...
Raspberry Limeade Gin Fizz
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: None
Ingredients (2 cocktails)
- 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
- 1/2 half of fresh lime, cut in two
- 3 oz of your favorite gin
- Simple syrup, to your preferred sweetness (start with 2 tbsp and add more if needed)
- Crushed ice
- Club soda
- Lime slices or wheels for garnishing
Add the raspberries to a cocktail shaker. Squeeze the juice from the two lime pieces into the shaker and then throw in the actual lime pieces. Using a pestle, muddle the the raspberries and lime together. Pour in the gin and simple syrup. Place the lid on the shaker and give it a quick shake.
Filled two sparkling glasses with crushed ice. Strain the mixture in the cocktail shaker evenly into the two glasses. I spooned out a little of the crushed raspberries into each glass for added color and flavor.
Top each glass off with club soda and give a little stir with a cocktail straw.
Garnish with a lime wedge or wheel.
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This sparkling Raspberry Limeade Gin Fizz would be perfect to serve for a spring brunch or a girls' afternoon on the deck.
Which cocktail or drink would you like to see sparkle and bubble in glassware shined and protected by Finish® Quantum Max™ tablets?
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