Author Notes: Recipe from New Orleans Cocktails: Over 100 Drinks from the Sultry Streets and Balconies of the Big Easy by Sarah Baird. —Sarah Baird
- 2ounces gin
- 1ounce half and half
- 3/4ounce simple syrup
- 1/2ounce lemon juice
- 1/2ounce lime juice
- 2dashes orange blossom water
- 1egg white
- Soda, to top
- In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients. Cover and shake for 15 to 20 seconds.
- Fill the shake a quarter full with ice and shake for 3 to 5 minutes. Really give your biceps a workout and shake that bad boy as hard as you can (preferably with two hands). It’s important to create a creamy consistency.
- Pour into a chilled Collins glass and top with soda until foamy head forms.