A perfect balance of sweet, boozy and citrusy, this Italian cocktail is a classic.
Watch the editor-in-chief of Rachael Ray Every Day magazine, Lauren Iannotti, make it in the video above.
- 1 orange
- 1 1/2 ounces gin
- 1 1/2 ounces sweet vermouth
- 1 1/2 ounces Campari
- Sparkling water, for topping
Using a vegetable peeler, remove a few rinds from the outside of the orange and reserve.
Take one of the orange rinds and pinch it between two fingers to release some of the essential oils. Rub the inside of a rocks glass with the orange the orange rind to scent the glass.
Fill the rocks glass with ice. Pour the gin, sweet vermouth and Campari over the ice. Using a long cocktail spoon, stir the ingredients until glass feels well chilled. Top with sparkling water.