Kaffir Lime Fizz

A twist on the classic gin fizz.

January 30, 2018

photography by Adrien Veczan

Recipe courtesy of Shaun Hicks at Wishbone

This take on a gin fizz incorporates tart, spicy flavours that make it the perfect option for those looking for a little something different.


2.0 oz. Tanqueray Rangpur gin

0.75 oz. kaffir vanilla syrup

0.75 oz. lime juice

1 large egg white or 1 oz. pasteurized egg white

3.0 oz. sparkling water

Dry shake gin, kaffir vanilla syrup, lime and egg white without ice for three seconds to mix all the ingredients. Shake vigorously for one to two minutes to froth egg white, strain into a Collins glass, and add sparkling water to taste.

Kaffir Vanilla Syrup

1 cup  white sugar

1 cup  water

10 kaffir lime leaves

2 whole pieces allspice

1 stalk fresh lemongrass

1 oz. fresh ginger

¼ of a fresh vanilla pod, or ¼ tsp. vanilla extract

Juice of 1 lime

Bring water and sugar to a simmer and turn off heat, add all other ingredients and steep overnight in a fridge.

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This article appears in the February 2018 issue of Avenue Edmonton. Subscribe here.


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