Gin and Tonic Spheres

Gin and Tonic Spheres Using Reverse Spherification Technique

Get ready to elevate your gin and tonic game with our latest recipe – Gin and Tonic Spheres!

This unique and refreshing drink combines the classic flavors of gin and tonic with a modern twist, using the reverse spherification technique. With the help of our special ingredients with Sodium Alginate, Calcium Lactate and Xanthan Gum, you can create perfectly spherical spheres that burst with flavor in every bite. So gather your ingredients and let’s get started!  

These perfectly spherical spheres combine the classic flavors of gin and tonic cocktail in a new and exciting way. Don’t miss out on this unique and refreshing drink :).

Happy Cooking!

Gin & Tonic Spheres Recipe Using Reverse Spherification Technique

Special Ingredients Europe
5 from 1 vote
Prep time 15 minutes
Cooking time 2 hours
Course Cocktails, Dessert
Cuisine Molecular
Servings 2



Prepare The Sodium Alginate Bath

  • Add water to blender
  • Whilst blending the water gradually add your Sodium Alginate
  • Blend tor 2-3 minutes until well dissolved
  • Leave to settle in the fridge for 2 hours

Make your spheres

  • Combine all the wet ingredients in a blender
  • Whilst blending gradually add your dry ingredients
  • Pour the mixture into a mould and place in freezer
  • Heat the Sodium Alginate bath to 50°C
  • A couple at a time, add the frozen hemispheres to the alginate bath
  • Stir carefully
  • Remove & refresh your spheres in cold water

Carbonating (optional)

  • Pour tonic into a cream whipper
  • Carefully place spheres into the whipper
  • Charge with CO2 and chill for at least 2 hours
  • Vent the whipper and carefully pour out


Keywords Calcium Lactate, Caster Sugar, Cream Whipper, Cucumber Juice, Dry Gin, Lime Juice, Sodium Alginate, Tonic Water, xanthan gum
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