Cherry Lime Rickey with Gin Recipe

    2 Servings


For the Cherry Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup Pitted Cherries
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
For the Cherry Lime Rickey:
  • 1 cup Pitted Cherries
  • 2 Limes, Juiced
  • 4-5 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 2 ounces Cherry Simple Syrup
  • 3 ounces Gin
  • Ice Cubes
  • Club Soda


For the Cherry Simple Syrup:

  1. Place the cherries, sugar, and water in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  2. Using a potato masher, mash the cherries and continue to simmer for another 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and let steep for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Strain and discard the solids.

For the Cherry Lime Rickey:

  1. Place the cherries and lime juice in a cocktail shaker and muddle the cherries until they are completely broken up and release their juices.
  2. Add in the bitters, simple syrup, and gin.
  3. Strain into 2 Collins glasses filled with ice and top with club soda.
  4. Store extra simple syrup in a glass jar in your refrigerator for up to 1 week. 


  • Depending on how sweet you like your drinks you may want to add more simple syrup.


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Author: Susan Palmer
Recipe Yields: 2 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 472

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 1mg
Total Carbohydrate 89g
  Dietary Fiber 4g
  Sugars 78g
Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Susan Palmer

About Susan

Susan bakes up delicious treats as the Girl in the Little Red Kitchen at home in Brooklyn. She's joined Food Fanatic as a Cocktails and Boozy Desserts Fanatic, and we could not be more excited!