Sloe gin

Make the Christmas classic yourself this year
Sloe gin recipe

This sloe gin recipe is fantastically easy and makes great presents. A perfect winter warmer or addition to game recipes, it’s almost too good to give away

Makes    1 bottle

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  • Sloes 450g
  • Caster sugar 225g
  • Gin 1 litre
  1. Prick the skins of the sloes (or freeze then defrost them) and put in a sterilised jar.

  2. Add the sugar and gin, seal and shake well.

  3. Store somewhere cool and dark. Shake every day for a week, then once a week for two months.

  4. Strain the gin through muslin into a sterilised bottle.

You will need

  • Sloes 450g
  • Caster sugar 225g
  • Gin 1 litre

Method

  1. Prick the skins of the sloes (or freeze then defrost them) and put in a sterilised jar.

  2. Add the sugar and gin, seal and shake well.

  3. Store somewhere cool and dark. Shake every day for a week, then once a week for two months.

  4. Strain the gin through muslin into a sterilised bottle.

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