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Tickled pink gin cocktail recipe

Tickled pink gin cocktail recipe

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Try this baby pink celebratory drink as an alternative to Bucks Fizz on Christmas morning or to help see in the New Year. Fresh and bright, it's also a perfect brunch accompaniment. We've used Tesco Finest The Melodist London dry gin, which won IWSC Silver and Olive magazine Best Own Brand Gin. See method

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare
  • 237 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • Cake Décor gold glitter spray, to garnish
  • 50ml Tesco Finest The Melodist London dry gin
  • 1 pink grapefruit, juiced (about 20ml), plus a strip of pared zest, to garnish
  • 15ml Monin vanilla syrup
  • ice cubes
  • 60ml Tesco finest Crémant de Limoux rosé
Shop ingredients
If you don't have grapefruit, try oranges instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    985kj
    237kcal
    12%
  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    17g 19%
  • Salt

    trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.2g Protein 0.3g Fibre 0g

Method

  1. Decorate a Champagne flute by spraying with glitter spray.
  2. Put the gin, grapefruit juice and vanilla syrup in a cocktail shaker and top up with ice cubes. Shake, then strain into your glass.
  3. Top with the crémant and garnish with a twist of zest.  

Tip:Use a peeler to cut a long piece of grapefruit zest. Trim the edges with a knife or pinking shears to get a jagged edge. If you want a slightly weaker version, add a glug of grapefruit juice.

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