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Earl grey martinis

  • makes 2
  • Easy

We're a nation of tea-lovers, and now the nation's favourite drink gets a boozy makeover in this easy cocktail recipe. Plus, they're made with gin - this is possibly the most British drink you could have.

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Ingredients

  • 6
  • gin 180ml (i like bombay Sapphire)
  • ice cubes 8
  • lemons 4 large, 1 cut into wedges
  • sugar syrup 120ml

sugar syrup

  • water 440ml
  • golden caster sugar 440g

Method

  • Step 1

    To make the sugar syrup put the water and caster sugar in a pan over a low flame for about 10 minutes until the sugar has dissolved. Cool completely.

  • Step 2

    Steep the tea bags in the gin for 10 minutes. Strain and put in a cocktail shaker on top of the ice cubes. Pour in the lemon juice and 120ml of syrup. Shake it up for a good few minutes (really shake it up!). Pour into 2 cocktail glasses (or little french duralex glasses), and rub the edge of the glass with a lemon wedge.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 339
  • Carbs 35.1g
  • Protein 1.3g
  • Fat 0.2g
  • Salt 0.02g
  • Fibre 0.1g
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