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Festive pink gin presented in a bottle with a gift label

Festive pink gin

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • plus 24 hrs steeping
  • Easy
  • Makes 1 x 700ml bottle

Make up bottles of festive pink gin to offer as a thoughtful Christmas gift for any gin lovers you know. Serve with tonic, or enjoy with a dash of prosecco

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (25ml)
NutrientUnit
kcal68
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs1g
sugars1g
fibre0g
protein0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 200g cranberries, defrosted if frozen
  • 700ml vodka
  • 2tbsp juniper berries, bruised
  • 4 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 2 clementines, zest peeled into strips
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 cloves

Method

  • STEP 1

    If the cranberries are fresh, put in a bowl and burst with the end of a rolling pin. Put everything into a sterilised 1-litre sealable flip-top jar. Seal, shake so the sugar dissolves, and leave in a cool, dark place for 24 hrs.

  • STEP 2

    Strain through a fine mesh sieve, then bottle. Will keep for several months in a cool, dark place. Serve with tonic, or a dash of prosecco.

Goes well with

Recipe from Homemade Christmas, December 2020

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