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Candy cane cocktail in a martini glass

Candy cane cocktail

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Create this oh-so-pretty gin cocktail using our homemade candy cane vodka. Perfect for a Christmas tipple, garnish it with a mini candy cane for extra cheer

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal202
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs6g
sugars5g
fibre0.1g
protein0.1g
salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 50ml gin
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • 25ml candy cane vodka (see 'goes well with', below) or crème de menthe
  • few drops of Angostura bitters
  • ice

Method

  • STEP 1

    Pour the gin, lemon juice, vodka or crème de menthe and Angostura bitters into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker feels very cold.

  • STEP 2

    Double-strain the drink into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a mini candy cane, if you like (see tip, below).

Recipe tip

Garnish with a candy cane, or combine 1 crushed candy cane with a pinch of sea salt flakes, tip onto a shallow plate and dip the dampened rim of the glass into the mixture to decorate. Pour in the cocktail and serve immediately.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, Homemade Christmas 2021

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