3 classic gin cocktails

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Classic Martini

Classic_martini easy foodServes 1


60ml gin
15ml dry vermouth


To garnish:
1 or 3 olives on a cocktail stick,
or a twist of lemon peel


  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes, combine the gin and vermouth, adding a little more or less vermouth to your personal taste. Stir for 30 seconds.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with olives or a lemon twist.

Per Serving: 5165kcals, 0g fat (0g saturated), 0.5g carbs (0g sugars), 0g protein, 0g fibre, 0.01g sodium


French 75

French75 easy food

Serves 1


60ml gin
30ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tsp sugar
Champagne, Prosecco or other sparkling wine


To garnish:
A twist of lemon peel


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, lemon juice and sugar and shake for 20 seconds until well chilled. Strain into a Champagne flute.
  2. Top the flute up with sparkling wine. Stir gently, then garnish with a twist of lemon peel.

Per Serving: 209kcals, 0.3g fat (0.3g saturated), 9g carbs (8.7g sugars), 0.3g protein, 0.1g fibre, 0.007g sodium


Negroni

Negroni easy food

Serves 1


30ml gin
30ml vermouth
30ml Campari


To garnish:
Slice of orange


  1. Combine the gin, sweet vermouth and Campari in a tumbler filled with ice cubes.
  2. Stir together well and garnish with a slice of orange.

Per Serving: 187kcals, 0g fat (0g saturated), 8.9g carbs (0g sugars), 0g protein, 0g fibre, 0.001g sodium


Top Tip: If bitter cocktails aren’t usually your thing, the Negroni may take some getting used to. The Italians say you need to drink three of these before you begin to enjoy them not necessarily in one night, though!