Butterfly's Breath

Paul Child loved to prepare cocktails while Julia cooked. This was one of his inventions.


  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 3 3/4 tsp. sweetened lime juice
  • 2 oz. dry London gin
  • 2 Tbsp. apricot brandy
  • ice


Add water and sugar to a cocktail shaker and stir well. Add lime juice, gin, brandy and ice to the shaker and shake for 15 - 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled glass and serve with a lemon peel twist.

Butterfly's Breath

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