Lime Rickey

Lime RickeyRecipe
Ericka McConnell
Make a classic cocktail that's sure to cool you to your toes on a hot summer day.


Makes 6 to 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 0 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 182
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.1 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 0.9 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups gin
3/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 1/2 quarts chilled soda water
Thin slices of lime


1. In a 1-quart pan, mix sugar with 1/2 cup water and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Let cool or chill.

2. In a 3-quart pitcher, combine gin, lime juice, and the cooled syrup. Cover and freeze until ready to serve.

3. To serve, add soda water. Pour into ice-filled glasses and garnish with lime.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.