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Total Time
12mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 mins

Originally from "Paradise on Ice" by Mittie Hellmich. "Four to six key limes produce about 3 ounces of key lime juice. If you can't find key limes, use 2 or 3 regular limes. This recipe serves two.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups cracked ice or 6 ice cubes
  • 3 ounces gin
  • 2 ounces orange liqueur
  • 3 ounces fresh key lime juice
  • 14 cup superfine sugar
  • 2 lime slices (to garnish)

Directions

  1. Coat the rims of 2 chilled cocktail glasses with sugar. Chill until needed.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with the ice. Add the gin, orange liqueur, lime juice and sugar. Shake vigorously to blend, and chill.
  3. Strain the mixture into the prepared glasses, dividing it evenly. Decorate each rim with a lime wheel.