I wasn’t planning on posting this but what the heck. It was so nice I can’t keep it to myself.
I had a chat a few days ago with Darina about what kind of cake I should make for this years street party and she suggested doing something Royal. Perhaps somethings based on the Queens favourite drink. As it happens it is not a gin and tonic but a Dubonnet with gin. (Yeah, I know… You can never be sure what her favourite drink is. I mean, I keep changing my mind through out the evening.) Dubonnet isn’t something I’d normally have in the house and as I’m not making the cakes until tomorrow morning, we thought we might as well give Her drink ago. Turns out the drink is actually really good. Here’s how to make one.
Dubonnet and gin cocktail
Favourite drink of Her Majesty, Queen Elisabeth II. Allegedly.
- 4 cl Dubonnet
- 3 cl gin
- slice of lemon
- Mix Dubonnet and gin in a shaker with some ice
- Strain on top of the lemon and ice in a glass
- Drink and think of England
Preparation time: 1 minute(s)
Number of servings (yield): 1