Cranberry and clementine gin
This easy to make sweetened flavoured gin is delicious served neat over ice or with tonic. or lemonade. It makes a beautiful gift for gin lovers. Make at least 2 weeks before required.
alcoholic, Christmas, festive, gin
skewer or tooth pick
1 or 2 large glass jars with lid
Prick 250g (9oz) cranberries several times with a skewer so that the juice will be released and place in a large jar.
Peel thin strips of zest from two clementines and add to the cranberries, then add 175g (6oz)sugar.
Pour in (17floz) gin. Close the lid and shake well.
Store the jar in a cool dark place for at least 2 weeks or up to 2 months, shaking the jar every couple of days until the sugar dissolves and the cranberries have released their juice.
Strain through a sieve lined with muslin if into a jug and then pour into sterilised bottles. Seal and label.
Serve as a liqueur, over ice or with tonic, soda water or lemonade.
You will need a jar that can hold about 1 litre of liquid if you do not have one large enough divide ingredients equally between several jars.
Sterlise bottles in the same way you would
Recipe by recipesmadeeasy.co.uk