Dry January is Over..

07 February 2021 Hints & Tips

Enjoy making these 5 tasty cocktails by following these easy recipies 

(please drink responsibly) 

 

Mojito 

Ingredients

juice of 1 lime

1 tsp granulated sugar

small handful mint leaves, plus extra sprig to serve

60ml white rum

soda water, to taste

Method

STEP 1

Muddle the lime juice, sugar and mint leaves in a small jug, crushing the mint as you go – you can use the end of a rolling pin for this. Pour into a tall glass and add a handful of ice.

STEP 2

Pour over the rum, stirring with a long-handled spoon. Top up with soda water, garnish with mint and serve.

 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/mojito

 

Rum Punch

Ingredients

175ml freshly squeezed orange juice 

75ml freshly squeezed lime juice 

150ml good-quality golden rum

50ml sugar syrup

dash of grenadine syrup

dash of Angostura bitters

ice cubes, to serve

generous pinch of freshly grated nutmeg

2 thick slices orange, to garnish

maraschino cherries, to garnish

Method

STEP 1

Pour the juices, rum, sugar syrup, grenadine and Angostura bitters into a large jug and give it a good stir. Pop into the fridge to chill for 1 hr.

STEP 2

Serve over ice cubes, sprinkle over the nutmeg and garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry, speared with a cocktail stick.

 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/rum-punch

 

 

Berry Daiquiri 

Ingredients 

175g ripe strawberries or 200g/8oz raspberries (or use a mix of 100g/4oz strawberries and 100g/4oz raspberries)

about 6 ice cubes

juice of ½ lime

1 tbsp lemon juice

100ml white rum

small lime slice to serve

Method

STEP 1

If using raspberries, blend these first to a purée then rub through a sieve to extract the pips. Put a handful of ice cubes in a powerful blender and crush. Add the berries or pulp, plus the lime and lemon juice and rum. Whizz again and pour into a chilled cocktail glass straight away. Decorate with a lime slice.

 

 https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/berry-daiquiri

 

 

Apple elderflower gin cocktail

Ingredients

250ml gin

200ml elderflower cordial

1l cloudy apple juice

appleslices and ice, to serve

Method

STEP 1

In a jam jar, mix gin with cordial. When ready to serve, divide the mixture between 8 glasses, top up with apple juice, apple slices and ice.

 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/apple-elderflower-gin-cocktails

Pina Colada

Ingredients

120ml pineapplejuice

60ml white rum

60ml coconut cream

wedge of pineapple,to garnish (optional)

Method

STEP 1

Pulse all the ingredients along with a handful of ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and garnish as you like.

 

 https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/pina-colada