Now for those of you who suffer from the Summer heat, here is a wonderful and refreshing idea.
Gin and Tonic Sorbet
½ cup sugar
1 large or 2 medium lemon or limes, zest and juice
2 ½ cups tonic water
3 fl.oz. shot gin. Vodka also works!
In a saucepan, make simple syrup by gently heating ½ cup water and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and add the lemon or lime zest and juice.
Combine the gin and syrup then refrigerate. Also keep the tonic water icy cold in the refigerator add this to the gin syrup in the ice cream machine as you start to process.
Follow your machine’s directions to freeze the sorbet 30-45 mins. Transfer and store in an appropriate container and freeze to allow it to continue to firm.
Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving,
Serve in pretty little glasses garnished with more lemon or lime twists and/or rim the glass with lime sugar…
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