Sour Cherry Gin Fizz

We've added a little red, white and blue to the classic gin fizz to create a summer cocktail that's perfect for Fourth of July celebrations or any other summer party. Sour cherries contain anthocyanins, antioxidants shown to reduce muscle soreness after workouts, and melatonin, which can help you sleep better. If you can't find them fresh, use frozen. Skip jarred or canned cherries to avoid added sugar.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
10 ounces


  • ¼ cup sour cherries, fresh or frozen (thawed)

  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar

  • 3 ounces London dry gin

  • 2 tablespoons tart cherry juice

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 large egg white

  • 4-5 ice cubes, plus more for serving

  • 4 tablespoons club soda, divided

  • Fresh blueberries for serving


  1. Muddle cherries and sugar in a cocktail shaker or mason jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add gin, cherry juice, lemon juice, egg white and ice; cover and shake for 30 seconds. Strain into 2 glasses filled with ice. Top each with 2 tablespoons club soda.

  2. Spoon some of the cherries from the shaker into the glasses. Skewer blueberries, if using, onto 2 toothpicks to garnish the drinks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

134 Calories
0g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Serving Size 5 oz.
Calories 134
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Added Sugars 2g 4%
Protein 2g 4%
Total Fat 0g 0%
Vitamin A 249IU 5%
Vitamin C 5mg 5%
Folate 4mcg 1%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Magnesium 4mg 1%
Potassium 95mg 2%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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