Grapefruit Cardamom Fizz
2 oz Rosemary syrup (recipe below)
3 oz Cardamom infused gin (recipe below)
1/2 cupGrapefruit juice
Splash of prosecco, chilled
Grapefruit peel, for garnish
Cardamom Infused Gin and Rosemary Syrup
1 cup Gin
6 Cardamom pods
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Water
2 Rosemary sprigs
In a small jar with an airtight lid add gin and cardamom pods. Seal and store for 24 hours.
To make the rosemary simple syrup, bring sugar, water and 2 rosemary sprigs to a simmer in a small saucepan until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Remove the rosemary and use right away, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. To make the cocktail pour rosemary syrup, infused gin and grapefruit juice over ice in a cocktail mixer and shake to combine. Using a strainer, divide the mixture in two glasses filled with fresh ice.Top with prosecco and garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a grapefruit peel.
Place lots of ice in a cocktail shaker—or you can use a large mason jar with a tight lid if you don’t have a shaker.Pour in the rosemary syrup, gin and grapefruit juice. Shake hard for about 30 seconds. A traditional gin fizz is super frothy, so lots of shaking give it that frothed up look. It’ll also ensure that the ingredients are well-mixed.Strain the cocktail into a glass filled with fresh ice.Top with a splash of prosecco, and serve!