If you are in the mood for a cocktail but are looking for a quick fix then this recipe for blackberry gin fizz is perfect! A lot of us don’t have time to make a complicated cocktail so with the help of the thermomix you can have one in no time!
I grew up on blackberries as they grow wild in the surrounding countryside in the South West of Ireland where I grew up. One of my favourite childhood memories was making blackberry jam with my mum and my grandma. You can’t beat the flavour of wild naturally grown blackberries. The flavour is so much more intense and sweeter than farmed blackberries.
All you need are some fresh blackberries, your favourite gin, coconut sugar, tonic water, ice cubes and limes. You add the blackberries to the thermomix bowl with some coconut sugar, a pinch of cinnamon and some lime juice. Blend it very gently to slightly crush the blackberries which is almost like muddling it in a pestle and mortar. In the meantime you add the ice to the TM Bowl and you crush it at high speed. Add the muddled blackberry and lime to some high stemmed glasses, add some crushed ice, a measure of gin and some delicious tonic water. Garnish with lime and blackberries. Then voilà you have the prefect cocktail!
Reasons why you will love blackberry gin fizz
- It’s delicious. Think berry heaven and gin heaven mixed as one! Hints of berries and spices with the added tartness of the lime.
- Simple and quick to make. Made in less than a minute in the thermomix
- Shaken but not stirred. You feel you are in your favourite cocktail bar! James Bond move over…
- Antioxidant. Believe it or not this blackberry gin fizz is healthy! Blackberries are high in fibre and Vitamin C and fight against flus and colds. They are antioxidant, low in fat and have a low GI.
If you fancy a mocktail then why not try my recipe for Watermelon and Mint Slushie. You can thank me later 😉Print
Blackberry gin fizz made with fresh raspberries and limes. Light and refreshing and so easy in your Thermomix!
- 150g fresh blackberries
- 80g brown or coconut sugar
- 2 limes washed and halved
- 80g ice
- 1 500ml bottle of fever tree light and refreshing tonic
- 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
- 1 lime and a handful of blackberries to garnish
- Add the the halved limes to the TM bowl with the sugar and mix 10 Sec. / Reverse Speed 1 or until the juice is released and mixed with the sugar.
- Add the blackberries and mix 20 Sec. / Speed 4.
- Add the blackberries to 2 large stemmed gin glasses
- Place the crushed ice and gin to the TM bowl and blend 5 Sec. / Speed 10.
- Then add the tonic water and mix 4 Sec. / Speed 4.
- Pour over the muddled blackberries and garnish with a slice of lime, blackberries and a sprig of rosemary. Slainte!
This is also delicious served with sparkling water