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Christmas pudding gin in two glasses

Christmas pudding gin

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • plus 24-48 hrs infusing
  • Easy
  • Makes about 700ml

Enjoy all the flavours of the festive season in a glass. This gin is lovely paired with your Christmas Day dessert or decanted into bottles to give as gifts

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal68
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs2g
sugars2g
fibre0.1g
protein0g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 600ml gin
  • 1⁄2 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • 4 allspice berries
  • 1⁄2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 50ml amaretto
  • 50ml brandy
  • 1⁄2 vanilla pod
  • 10 sultanas
  • 2 dried figs or dates
  • 1 strip of lemon zest
  • 1 strip of orange zest
  • 25g dark brown soft sugar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put all the ingredients in a large, clean jar. Swirl to dissolve the sugar, then leave to infuse for 24-48 hrs in a cool, dark place.

  • STEP 2

    Strain the infused gin into a jug through a fine sieve or coffee filter, then pour into one large clean bottle or several small ones if giving as gifts. Will keep for a few weeks at room temperature or longer chilled.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, Homemade Christmas 2021

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