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Festive negroni in 3 glasses

Festive negroni

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus 48 hrs infusing
  • Easy
  • Makes 4-8

Give the popular Italian cocktail Negroni a Christmassy twist with cinnamon, star anise and bay leaves. Serve over ice and drink a toast to the new year

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal173
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs7g
sugars7g
fibre0.1g
protein0g
salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 200ml gin
  • ice
  • 100-200ml vermouth
  • 100-200ml Campari
  • orange slices and fresh bay leaves, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the cinnamon, cloves, star anise, cardamom and peppercorns in a dry frying pan, and toast for 5 mins, or until the spices are just fragrant. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.

  • STEP 2

    Tip all the toasted spices into a medium jar and pour over the gin. Seal and chill for 48 hrs to infuse.

  • STEP 3

    Strain the infused gin through a fine mesh sieve, and fill four to eight glasses with ice. To mix the cocktail, tip 25ml each infused gin, vermouth and Campari into the glasses, then garnish with orange slices and bay. Any leftover infused gin will keep, sealed in a cool, dry place for up to two months.

Recipe from Good Food Vegetarian Christmas, December 2020

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