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Summer fruit and tonic jelly with gin and lime cream Recipe

Ingredients for people


    For the jelly
  • Strawberries : 100 g
  • Tonic : 6000 ml
  • Gelatine leave(s) 2g : 5 whole
  • Caster sugar : 100 g
  • Fresh raspberries : 100 g
  • Blueberry(-ies) : 100 g

  • For the cream
  • Icing sugar : 50 g
  • Vanilla pod(s) : 1 whole
  • Double cream : 200 ml
  • Lime(s) : 2 whole
  • Gin : 50 ml

  • For the garnish(es)
  • Fresh mint : 1 bunch
  • Caster sugar : 150 g
Method
  • 1For the jelly

    Wash the fruit and remove the stalks from the strawberries. Soak the gelatine leaves in cold water.

    Add the sugar to the tonic and stir to dissolve. Add the softened gelatine and allow to dissolve.

    Place the fruit in the botttom of serving glasses and add a couple of fresh mint leaves. Pour the jelly mixture on top and then chill in the fridge until set (at least a couple of hours).

  • 2For the cream

    Split the vanilla pod in half and remove the seeds. Zest the limes. Place the cream, gin, icing sugar, vanilla seeds and lime zest into a siphon. Shake to combine and then charge with gas and chill until ready to serve.

  • 3For the garnish

    Pick the mint leaves from their stalk and place in a food processor. Add the sugar and blend until you have a bright green powder.

  • 4To serve

    Remove the jelly from the fridge and neatly pipe the cream on top. Sprinkle with the mint sugar to serve.

Chef's tip

«Use whatever fruit are in season and marry them with different drinks to make a versatile dessert.»

Fresh blueberries and strawberries set in a tonic jelly served with a gin and lime cream and a sprinkling of mint sugar.

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  • Preparation  10mins
  • Cooking time  40mins
  • Rest time  1hr10

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