Hot gin punch

Discover how to make a festive and warming gin punch with Sam Metcalf from the Waitrose Cookery School.

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Tags: Christmas, cocktails,

Recipe - Serves: 6


3 teacups of Hendrick’s Gin
3 teacups of Madeira wine
3 cloves
Pinch grated nutmeg
1 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp brown sugar
6 large lemons and 2 orange twists
Small slice of orange
1 fresh pineapple
4 tbsp honey
Juice of 2 lemons


1. Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan and place on the heat. Let the mixture simmer without boiling for 20-30 minutes.

2. While it simmers balance the sweet/sour flavour with honey and lemon to your taste.