Cranberry gin and tonic
( SERVES 1 )
Photo by Doug Sherring
Cranberry lends itself well to the botanicals in gin and limes are abundant in winter. Making a cranberry sugar syrup means you can utilise for other cocktails too.
For the cranberry sugar syrup (makes 8 cocktails)
For the cranberry gin and tonic (makes 1)
To make the cranberry sugar syrup
- Gently heat all ingredients in a small saucepan until the sugar is dissolved. Mash the cranberries gently with a fork, and then set aside to cool.
- Strain and keep in a jar or container in the fridge until you're ready to use. Sugar syrup will keep for a couple of weeks in the fridge.
To make the cocktails
- Fill your glass with ice. Add the gin, syrup and lime juice. Stir well, then top with tonic. Garnish with a lime slice and a couple of cranberries.
If you liked this recipe, try Delaney's dark and stormy cocktail