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Celery Gin Fizz

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

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Serves 8 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

This gin cocktail blend is perfectly light and refreshing. Be sure to add leafy celery hearts for an enhanced cool, crisp sensation and a stellar presentation that will leave everyone buzzing.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 cups sliced celery
  • 12 ounces gin
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Chilled club soda
  • Ice
  • Garnish: leafy celery hearts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 174
  • fat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 20 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 30 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan; bring to a simmer over high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low, and add sliced celery; cook 8 minutes. Cool completely. Strain; discard celery. In each of 8 glasses, combine 1 1/2 ounces gin, 2 1/2 tablespoons celery syrup, and 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice. Top each with 1/3 cup chilled club soda. Add ice, and garnish, if desired.