Candy Cane Gimlet

recipe
A gimlet is a simple cocktail of gin or voda, lime juice, and sugar syrup. Our Candy Cane Gimlet gets a makeover for the holidays with the addition of peppermint Schnapps--and candy cane garnishes.

Yield:

Makes 1 serving

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

2 tablespoons gin
1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint Schnapps
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
1/2 cup lemon-lime soft drink, chilled
Garnish: peppermint sticks

Preparation

Pour first 3 ingredients over ice in a 10-oz. glass. Top with lemon-lime soft drink. Garnish each serving, if desired. Serve immediately.

December 2011
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