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For Grown Up’s Only: Nigella’s Gin And Tonic Jelly

Grown Ups Only, Nigella's Gin ANd Tonic jelly

A little while ago, Lucy covered a great recipe for #FoodBloggerFriday, Gin and Tonic Cake from Pudding Lane. Well it seems that Gin could become a culinary ingredient, if it’s not already…

Nigella Lawson recently posted to Facebook a recipe for Gin and Tonic Jelly. Is this proof that Gin is getting more popular in the kitchen? Certainly not something you want to be serving at kids parties. However when it’s only adults at the table…happy days!

The recipe is straight forward and if you have made a jelly before then you won’t have any problems. If this is your first time, ensure you get the measurements correct and leave enough Gin for the recipe!

Full instructions can be found on Nigell’s recipe page. If you are going to give this a try, don’t forget to let us know how you get on!

Now what can you come with that uses a Vodka And Orange?

What you will need for Gin And Tonic Jelly

  • 300 ml water (plus 50ml / 3 tablespoons more)
  • 300 grams caster sugar
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 400 ml tonic water (not slimline)
  • 250 ml gin
  • 28 grams gelatine leaves
  • 2 punnets whitecurrants (or 3 – 4 punnets raspberries optional)
  • 1 teaspoon icing sugar (if using raspberries)

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2 Responses to 'For Grown Up’s Only: Nigella’s Gin And Tonic Jelly'

  1. Alison says:

    Now this looks lovely. I bet you could do a vodka and orange jelly with mandarins in
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