Gimlet fizz

  • serves 6
  • Easy

This gin and lime cocktail uses sugar syrup, which you can buy ready made, but it's much cheaper and easier to make your own. Make up a big jugful to serve a crowd for your next party.



  • golden caster sugar 6 tbsp
  • gin 300ml
  • limes 4, 1 cut into wedges
  • soda water 1 bottle, chilled


  • Step 1

    Put the caster sugar in a pan with 6 tbsp water. Simmer gently until all the sugar has dissolved then simmer for 2 minutes and cool.

  • Step 2

    Mix together the gin and lime juice and 3 tbsp of the sugar syrup. Divide between 6 old fashioned glasses filled with ice. Top with a splash of soda and a wedge of lime.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 172
  • Carbs 16g
  • Protein 0.1g