English garden cocktail
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 1
- 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
- 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.