The original recipe include creme de violette as well, but we've tried it both ways and prefer the "modern" version.
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Shake in an iced cocktail shaker:
- 2 ounces gin
- 1/2 ounce lemon juice*
- 1/2 maraschino
* Depending on the tartness of your lemons, you may want to add some simple syrup to the shaker.
If you want to try the traditional recipe, add a spoonful of creme de violette to the shaker.