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English garden cocktail

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

Celebrate summer with an English garden cocktail. It's a refreshing mix of gin, elderflower cordial and apple juice, plus mint, lemon and cucumber flavours

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal118
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs9g
sugars9g
fibre0.1g
protein0.3g
salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 5 mint leaves, bruised
  • 30ml gin
  • 2 tsp elderflower cordial (use more or less, depending on how sweet you like it)
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • large handful of ice
  • cloudy apple juice, for topping up
  • 1 long strip of cucumber, peeled using a vegetable peeler

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the mint leaves, gin, elderflower cordial and lemon juice together in the bottom of a tall glass using a long-handled spoon.

  • STEP 2

    Add a large handful of ice, then top up with the apple juice. Stir well, then drop in the strip of cucumber before serving.

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