Lime Drop

 Cocktail Party Recipes

4 drinks


  • 1 ½ cups plus 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • ¼ cup superfine sugar

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger

  • Crushed ice

  • 1 ½ cups gin

  • 4 thinly sliced lime rounds


  1. In a large shaker, muddle 1/4 cup of the lime juice with 2 tablespoons of the superfine sugar and the ginger. Fill the shaker with crushed ice, then add 1 1/4 cups of the lime juice and the gin; shake the drink vigorously.

  2. Pour the remaining 2 tablespoons of lime juice and 2 tablespoons of sugar into 2 bowls. Dip the rims of 4 cocktail glasses first in the lime juice and then in the sugar. Strain the cocktail into the glasses; garnish with the lime rounds.

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