This easy Strawberry Chamomile Gimlet is made with homemade strawberry chamomile syrup, Gin, and fresh lemon juice for the perfect cocktail.
It's officially Spring which means it's time for all the Strawberry Cocktails! If you loved my Strawberry Rhubarb Margaritas or Strawberry Mojitos, then you will be obsessed with this Strawberry Gimlet!
- Gin: any gin brand works for this recipe, but I chose to use Empress Gin, one of my favorite cocktial brands. I also love how it gives chamomile gin cocktail a lovely color!
- Chamomile Tea: Again, any brand works. I used Celestial Chamomile Tea!
How to make a strawberry chamomile cocktail
Make the strawberry chamomile syrup
First, add the chopped strawberries, sugar, and water to a saucepan.
Bring to a simmer and cook over medium heat until the strawberries have dissolved. To help them break down and release their juices, you can also use a muddler.
Remove the syrup from the heat and then steep the chamomile tea in the syrup for 3-5 minutes.
Mix in a cocktail glass
Fill a cocktail shaker up with ice. Pour ¾ cup of the strawberry chamomile syrup into the shaker along with the gin and lemon juice. Then, shake everything together until the glass is frosted.
Strain & pour
Strain the strawberry chamomile cocktail into two coupe glasses. Then garnish with fresh strawberries or chamomile flowers and enjoy this strawberry gimlet!
FAQ & Tips:
How long will the strawberry chamomile cocktail syrup last?
If you have leftover syrup, it can be stored in a closed container in the fridge for 3-5 days. It can be used in a cocktail or even as a flavor in an iced coffee or matcha latte!
I can't wait to see you make this delicious Strawberry Chamomile Gimlet! It's the perfect cocktail for Spring or Summer when strawberries and chamomile are in season. Enjoy!
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Strawberry Chamomile Gimlet
- 1 cup water
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup chopped strawberries
- 1 chamomile tea bag
- 2-3 ounces gin
- 1.5 Tablespoons lemon juice *juice of about ½ lemon
- Ice cubes
- First, make the strawberry chamomile syrup by adding the water, sugar, and chopped strawberries to a saucepan. Stir together and cook over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved and the strawberries are soft.
- Remove the pan from the heat and use a muddler to break down the strawberries so they release their juices and the liquid turns pink. Then, add in the chamomile tea bag and let it steep in the hot syrup for 3-5 minutes.
- Once the syrup has cooled, fill a large cocktail shaker to the brim with ice. Then, pour in ¾ of the strawberry chamomile syrup, 2-3 oz gin, and 1 Tablespoon lemon juice.
- Vigorously shake until the glass is frosted. Then strain the cocktail into 2 Coupe glasses. Garnish with fresh strawberries or chamomile flowers and enjoy!
- If you have any leftover strawberry chamomile syrup it can be stored in a closed container in the fridge for 3-5 days.