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Mince pie martini

Mince pie martini

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  • Easy
  • Makes 4 x 75ml glasses

This clever cocktail packs all the classic flavours of spiced, fruity mincemeat into a perfect Christmas party cocktail

  • Easily doubled
Nutrition: per cocktail
NutrientUnit
kcal256
fat1g
saturates0g
carbs36g
sugars36g
fibre0g
protein1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

For the mincemeat syrup

  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 50g mincemeat

For the garnish

  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 4 tsp mixed spice

For the cocktail

  • 4 tsp mincemeat
  • 100ml gin
  • 100ml sweet red vermouth
  • 20ml dark rum

Method

  • STEP 1

    To make a mincemeat syrup, put 100ml water, the golden caster sugar and mincemeat in a pan and bring to the boil. Cool and strain though muslin into a sieve. Separately, mix the caster sugar and mixed spice, then dampen the rims of 4 martini glasses and dip in the sugar and spice mixture.

  • STEP 2

    Muddle the mincemeat in a cocktail shaker (you may need to make in 2 batches), then add the gin, sweet red vermouth, dark rum, 80ml mincemeat syrup and ice. Shake well and strain into your prepared glass.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2014

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