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Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Makes 4

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

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per G&T
NutrientUnit
kcal199
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs33g
sugars17g
fibre0g
protein0g
salt0g
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Ingredients

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

Method

  • STEP 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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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2015

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Rating: 4 out of 5.5 ratings
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