Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Gin and Elderflower Martini

Fresh lemon syrup and elderflower liqueur compliment the gin in this refreshing cocktail. A garnish of lemon zest creates a fragrant finish.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

1 lemon

1/4 cup sugar

2 cups gin

3/4 cup elderflower liqueur, such as St. Germain

1 1/2 cups ice

Directions

Special equipment:
8 martini glasses

Remove 8 thin strips of zest from the lemon using a vegetable peeler and set aside. Thinly slice the lemon into rounds and put into a small saucepan along with the sugar and 1/3 cup water. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Let cool at room temperature and strain.

Rub a strip of zest around the rim of 8 martini glasses, and then drop into the bottom of each glass for garnish. Combine the gin, elderflower liqueur, lemon syrup and ice in a measuring cup or pitcher and stir until very cold. Strain into the prepared glasses. 

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