How to Make The Perfect Cocktail – Blueberry Gin Fizz

I apologise to those currently partaking in Dry January, I’m afraid you’ll have to bookmark this Blueberry Gin Fizz Cocktail for 1st Feb! However, I definitely think that the winter months are hard enough as it is without the occasional indulgent treat.

This lovely cocktail recipe was concocted for me one Friday night after a long week, when he was evidently vying for the #1 boyfriend award. What a good egg. Sometimes there’s nothing more that you want than someone to make you a fancy gin based cocktail and sink into the blanket pile on the sofa in front of the fire!

It may be a little fiddly and have a few more ingredients than your go-to G&T, but believe me this blueberry gin fizz is worth it for a special occasion (even if that special occasion just happens to be getting to the weekend in once piece!)

Ingredients (per cocktail)

  • 50ml Gin
  • 1 tbsp Blueberry Jam (Go get the Bon Maman compote because you totally deserve it, and it’s divine on toast for breakie the next day!)
  • Crushed Ice
  • Half a freshly squeezed lemon
  • 12 Blueberries
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Prosecco or Tonic to taste


  1. Muddle Blueberry jam, 6 fresh blueberries, lemon juice and a small spring of thyme in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add cubed ice and gin and shake vigorously
  3. Fill a low-ball glass (whiskey tumbler) with crushed ice
  4. Pour in the cocktail mix through a cocktail sieve
  5. Top with either Prosecco or Tonic, depending on how sassy you’re feeling
  6. Garnish your Blueberry Gin Fizz with a sprig of thyme and remaining fresh blueberries.

Whether to jazz up a dark blustery evening or surprise your party guests with a fun tipple when they arrive, gin cocktails are definitely not reserved for the summer months and this blueberry/jam/thyme/lemon fizz will do just the trick.

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