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Best gin-flavoured cakes and desserts

Gin and tonic cake

This double lemon, gin and tonic cake combines two of our favourite things. It's easy to make and sure to please a crowd – a new way to enjoy your G&T.

Gin and Tonic Cake Recipe With Lemon

Gin, grapefruit and clementine upside-down cake

This is a classy, grown-up take on an upside-down cake, with ruby red grapefruit, clementines, a light almond sponge and a gin-heavy drizzle on top.

Upside-down cake with slices of grapefruit and clementine and a gin syrup

Gin and tonic traybake squares

Treat your guests to these mini boozy squares at your next dinner party. Both the sponge and the buttercream are laced with gin and tonic, so the flavour really comes through.

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Gin and Tonic Traybake Squares Recipe

Sloe gin layer cake

This is a great alternative use for sloe gin. Team it with plums to make a layer cake with wow factor – it's sure to impress your friends. Best of all, it's a really easy recipe too.

Layer cake topped with plums, on stand

Sloe gin and plum crumble

Our sloe gin and plum crumble is a twist on a classic and much-loved British dessert. The infused gin really adds extra depth to the flavour. Pair with good-quality vanilla ice cream.

Sloe gin and plum crumble

Gin and tonic dip dabs

Check out these gin and tonic dip dabs, a fun grown-up version of a childhood favourite. You can substitute any other flavouring for the gin and tonic – orange or lemon extract also work well.

Gin and Tonic Dib Dabs

Gin and tonic granita

This boozy granita makes a great palate cleanser or summer dessert. It's quick, easy and super refreshing, the perfect way to finish a rich and heavy dinner.

Gin and Tonic granita

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