Recipe: Athena Calderone’s Chamomile Tea Gin Fizz

Looking for a refreshing and tasty beverage for your next dinner party?  Look no further than Athena’s favorite Spring Cocktail – the Chamomile Tea Gin Fizz.  For those who don’t like gin, this tart and slightly sweet libation may change your mind.  The addition of chamomile flowers as a garnish elevates this drink to show-stopper!

Chamomile Tea Gin Fizz

Serves 1
  • 3 teaspoons dried chamomile flowers
  • 3 tablespoons boiling water
  • 2.5 teaspoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons gin
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 dashes hella citrus bitters
  1. Mix boiling water and chamomile flowers, let stand for 2 minutes.
  2. Muddle the chamomile, releasing its fragrance.
  3. Strain through a fine mesh sieve, pressing on the chamomile to release all water.
  4. Immediately stir the honey into the camomile mixture and mix until combined.
  5. Add the remaining ingredient to a shaker and vigorously shake with ice.
  6. Pour into a coupe glass and garnish with gently crushed dried chamomile flowers.

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