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BLUEBERRY GIN FIZZ

Last updated on 7 November 2016

BLUEBERRY GIN FIZZ

These easy, summer recipes are ideal when you’re having friends over

INGREDIENTS

  • 250g blueberries
  • fresh mint, torn up
  • 50g brown sugar
  • 125ml water
  • 6 tots gin
  • 250ml blueberry juice
  • lemonade

TO SERVE:

  • fresh mint

METHOD

  1. Fill an ice tray with half the blueberries and fresh mint. Fill it up with water and freeze overnight.
    In a saucepan on the stove, make a simple sugar syrup by bringing the sugar and water to simmering point, only until the sugar granules have dissolved.
  2. Add the rest of the blueberries, a few sprigs of fresh mint and two tots of gin. Let this syrup bubble away and reduce to the consistency of a runny jam. Pop it into a jar and leave it to cool.
  3. Mix the blueberry juice, fresh mint, blueberry mint syrup, the remaining 4 tots of gin and some ice in a cocktail shaker. Fill each glass with a few blueberry ice cubes and pour the blueberry juice mixture over them.
  4. Top up with lemonade and serve garnished with sprigs of fresh mint.

(This recipe makes 4 servings)

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