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Elderflower 
gin and tonic

Elderflower 
gin and tonic

26/03/2018
: 500 ml Gin

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Ingredients
  • For the elderflower gin
  • 20 just-picked elderflower heads
  • 500ml gin
  • 5 tbsp caster sugar
  • To serve
  • tonic water, lime slices and 
mint sprigs
Directions
  • Step 1 Shake the elderflowers gently to dislodge any little bugs that might be hiding in them. Pour the gin into 
a big preserving jar and add the flowers and the sugar. Close the jar and shake it every day for 1 week.
  • Step 2 Strain the mixture through a sieve lined with some muslin or a brand-new J-cloth, then bottle.
  • Step 3 Put some of the elderflower gin in glasses with ice. Top up with tonic and add lime slices and mint sprigs.
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