limeade rum fizz
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Limeade Rum Fizz

If you aren't imbibing (or are serving someone who isn't!) this drink is delicious even without the rum!
Prep Time1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time1 hr 21 mins
Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rum cocktail
Servings: 1
Calories: 64kcal
Author: Nancy Buchanan

Ingredients

  • For the Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup demerara or light brown sugar
  • 3 lemongrass stalks - outer leaves stripped and base crushed with a rolling pin
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • one 2 inch piece of fresh ginger peeled and bruised
  • For Limeade Rum Fizz
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. Spiced Syrup
  • 2 oz. white rum
  • 3 - 4 oz. sparking water
  • ice
  • mint sprig optional
  • lime slice optional

Instructions

  • For the syrup: combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan and heat over medium high heat. Cook until the sugar is completely dissolved - about 6 minutes. Remove from heat and let infuse for 1 hour. Strain into a container. Refrigerate if not using immediately.
  • For the Limeade Rum Fizz
  • Add the lime juice, syrup and rum to a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice. Shake for 30 seconds and strain into an ice filled collins glass. Top off with sparkling water. Garnish with fresh mint and a lime slice if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 17mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 10.3% | Calcium: 7% | Iron: 6.1%