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GIN AND TONIC JELLY
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INGREDIENTS

300ml water

300g castor sugar

Zest and juice of two lemons

400ml tonic water

250ml quality gin

20g powdered gelatine completely dissolved in 50ml hot water

GIN AND TONIC PREPARATION

  • Simmer 300ml water and sugar for five minutes. Take off the heat, add the lemon zest and leave to steep for 15 minutes.
  • Strain mix in a measuring jug to remove zest. Add citrus juice, tonic water and gin. Add tonic water, gin or lemon juice according to taste until it reaches 1 200ml.

JELLY PREPARATION

  • Pour the gin and lemon syrup mixture into the liquid gelatine and then pour everything back into the jug.
  • Pour the liquid gin-jelly mix into moulds or serving glasses and when cooled, put in fridge to set over night.
  • Unmould the gin-jellies and decorate with slices of different fruit.
  • The gin-jelly mix will keep indefinitely in the fridge if it is covered with cling wrap as sugar, alcohol and gelatine all preserve well.

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