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Gin fizz

Gin fizz
Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

It is a scorchingly hot day in Las Vegas as I retreat inside Desert Passage, a faux-casbah mall inside the Aladdin resort. Hot and sticky, I agree to let a pedicab driver whisk me past life-size stone elephants and a ... Read more

Total time: 2 minutes | Serves 1
  • 1 1/4 ounces aromatic gin (like Junipero or Citadelle)
  • 1/2 ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 ounces club soda
  • 1 orange wedge
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Step 1Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the gin, lemon juice and sugar. Shake well and strain into a 10-ounce old-fashioned (rocks) glass filled with ice.

Step 2Top with club soda to add the fizz. Garnish with wedge of orange and a maraschino cherry.

Each serving:
92 calories; 0 protein; 3 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 25 mg. sodium.
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