Henry C. Ramos’s Gin Fizz

A mix of orange flower water and gin gives this New Orleans cocktail a floral character and a hint of juniper.

Henry C. Ramos’s Gin Fizz Henry C. Ramos’s Gin Fizz
A mix of orange flower water and gin gives this New Orleans cocktail a floral character and a hint of juniper.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. superfine sugar
  • 1 12 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. heavy cream
  • 14 tsp. orange flower water
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 oz. cold seltzer

Instructions

  1. Combine lime juice, lemon juice, and sugar in a cocktail shaker and stir to dissolve. Add gin, heavy cream, orange flower water, and egg white. Cover and shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  2. Add 2 cups cracked ice, cover, and shake vigorously for about 45 seconds more. Strain into a chilled rocks or highball glass and add seltzer.