share a drink? – gin + jam

Gin and Jam Cocktail Recipe | via Honestly Yum

This week’s cocktail is so simple, so fun, and the best shade of pink. A simple mix of gin and, you guessed it, jam, you can most likely make it with what you have on hand. Though it’s definitely a reason to splurge for a fabulous  jam… or better yet, make your own.

The Gin and Jam Cocktail comes from Todd, the Drinks Editor at Honestly Yum, an honestly great blog that I like to frequent for food and drink inspiration. You may remember that I have shared a drink of his before. Thanks, Todd, for this pink and sweet and swirlable cocktail that’s as easy to make as it is to finish.

gin + jam cocktail

Dreamt up by: Todd at Honestly Yum
Serves: 1
INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon raspberry jam
  • spoonful of jam for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Add the gin, lemon juice,  simple syrup, and jam to a mixing glass.
  2. Add ice and shake for ten seconds.
  3. Strain into a double old fashioned glass over crushed ice.
  4. Top with a spoonful of jam, and stir it in while you sip.

Recipe and images from Honestly Yum.
Cheers, I hope you stop back and elevate your spirits with me again!

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