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The English Garden, Gin, Elderflower & Cucumber

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The English Garden

For all you Gin lovers – this one’s for you, Gin, Elderflower and Cucumber – delicious! Just like The English Garden!

This is so English and perfect for summer afternoons …… or April evenings. The cucumber isn’t over powering at all and it’s like a lovely, light, garden party spritzer.

 

Sit back relax and think of England

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 50ml Gin
  • 50ml Elderflower Cordial
  • 5inch chunk of cucumber
  • Soda Water
  • Ice

 

Preparation Method

  1. Put a good handful of ice in a shaker
  2. Blitz cucumber in a liquidiser – no need to peel it just throw it all in. Add cucumber juice ( it will be quite thick) to the shaker.
  3. Put Gin and Elderflower into shaker
  4. SHAKE
  5. Pour into glass till about half full and top up with soda water
  6. Add mint and a strip of cucumber peeled with a spud peeler either floating in it, wrapped around inside of glass or on top.

Sit back, sip and think of England

Comments

Juliet Evans says:
This looks so good, I am having a bit of a gin faze at the moment and been making some basic cocktails, what a lovely idea adding the cucumber like this. I can't wait to get all the ingredients to try it!