Raspberry gin, recipe, easy make!

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This may look like fashionable milkshake with a flake, but it’s better! Honest!

1 litre sterilised jar
400g raspberries (freeze them for a day and allow them to defrost if you can – this helps to soften the fruit, but you can also use fresh)
250g caster sugar
1 cinnamon stick
GIN!  Cheap gin is just fine for this, no need to spend £35 on a bottle!  I use the one from Aldi.

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As you pour the gin into the sterilised container, you will see that the sugar starts to settle at the bottom of the jar.  You will need to give the gin a good shake up in the jar daily for a few weeks to ensure all the sugar dissolves, storing it somewhere dark is better, inside a cupboard etc.  Then just leave it for a few months, strain out the fruit and cinnamon stick using a muslin if you can, bottle into a standard necked bottle if you like and mix with your favourite tonic for a long drink!

You can taste this every week or so to decide when you like the flavour.  You can remove the cinnamon stick after just a few weeks if you prefer.  You’d also be able to substitute honey for the sugar, although I’m not sure what quantity would be a replacement on that one!  I hope you enjoy!

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One Comment Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Looks yummy

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