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24 Sep 2017


By Gracie Carroll

What To Make: Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Fizz Recipe For The Weekend

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strawberry rhubarb gin fizz on a pitcher

After a long work week, who doesn’t want to enjoy a refreshing cocktail while lounging by the patio or living room, just enjoying the simple things in life? That’s definitely a dream week-ender! To enjoy this dream weekend sip, and before summer officially ends, here is a gin fizz recipe from Karlynn Johnston’s recipe book, The Prairie Table. Enjoy this sweet cocktail, made even better by Karlynn’s unique strawberry rhubarb syrup!

Looking forward to a great gin fizz drink this weekend? Read on to learn how to make Karlynn’s favourite gin fizz recipe!

Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Fizz Recipe

What You Need:

1½ cups gin

1½ cups Strawberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup (see below)

1 oz lemon juice

Ice cubes

1 bottle (750 mL) sparkling pink Moscato

1 lemon, sliced thinly

Rhubarb stalks, for garnish

For Strawberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup

2 cups water

2 cups white sugar

4 cups chopped rhubarb (fresh or frozen)

2 cups chopped frozen strawberries

What to Do:

Place the gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice in a pitcher filled about one-third with ice.

Pour in the Moscato and then add the lemon slices. Stir with a long-handled bar spoon and let cool for about 5 minutes before serving.

Garnish with rhubarb stalks.

For the Strawberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Place the water in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a slow boil.

Add the sugar and stir until dissolved.

Add the rhubarb and strawberries, and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove from the heat and let cool.

Strain into a sealed glass jar and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Serve and enjoy cold!



(Excerpted from The Prairie Table by Karlynn Johnston. Copyright © 2019 Karlynn Johnston. Published by Appetite by Random House®, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.)

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