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Christmas pudding vodka

Keep this delicious aperitif in the freezer for a refreshing - and surprising - Christmas drink.

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Mix the dried fruit with the sugar, cinnamon sticks, mixed spice, cloves, grated nutmeg and citrus zest in a large bowl.

  2. Pour over the vodka, and cover tightly with cling film.

  3. Place in the fridge and leave for 3 days, stirring once each day.

  4. Line a sieve with a double layer of fine muslin and place over a large, clean jug.

  5. Pour the dried fruit and vodka mixture into the sieve and allow to drip through into the jug.

  6. Pour into a sterilized bottle.

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