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Weekend Cocktails

The sunshine is returning and what better way to kick off a sunny Saturday evening than with a refreshing cocktail! And even better than that, low calorie too…

Salty Dog

Salty Dog

Calories: 191 cal

45ml gin
85ml pink grapefruit juice
salt for the rim of the glass

Add the gin and juice to a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Rim a coupe glass with salt and add an ice cube. Pour contents of shaker into a salt rimmed glass.

Elderflower Fizz

Elderflower Fizz

Calories: 84

Plenty of ice
4-5 mint leaves
25ml elderflower cordial
25ml Gin
50ml apple juice
Top up with Prosecco (approx. 1/3 of a glass)
3 slices of cucumber (1 for garnish)

Add the ice cubes to a large jug or pitcher, followed by the gin, elderflower cordial and apple juice. Pour in the Prosecco, then top up apple juice. Stir and serve in a tall glass over some ice. Garnish with mint leaves and cucumber.

Gimlet

Gimlet

Calories: 178

75ml gin
15ml Rose’s lime cordial
Lime wedge or slice, to garnish

Add cordial and gin to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Pour into chilled Coupe glass and serve with a slice of lime.

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