Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

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Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Makes 4

This delicately coloured, refreshing take on the classic gin and tonic makes a perfect picnic tipple

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per G&T

  • kcal199
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 10 cm piece of cucumber
  • 100ml elderflower cordial
  • 100ml gin
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  • 1l bottle tonic water, to serve

Method

  1. Peel 2 long strips from the piece of cucumber and put in a small tupperware for transporting. Grate the remaining cucumber into a sieve set over a bowl and press down on it with the back of a spoon to extract as much juice as possible. Add the elderflower cordial and gin to the cucumber juice and put in a bottle ready for travelling. At your picnic, wind the strips of cucumber around inside 2 glasses, pour in a quarter of the cucumber gin mixture, and top up with with a quarter of the bottle of tonic water to serve.

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MrsLemons
23rd Aug, 2016
5.05
Loved it! A great way to spice up a G&T! We used cucumber gin for extra cucumber flavor.
kimwertz
13th Jun, 2015
2.55
Thanks for sharing the recipe.
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