Christmas cocktail recipe with spiced apple and Earl Grey


Looking for a Christmas cocktail recipe? Look no further than our spiced apple and Earl Grey gimlet.

Indulge in a jolly drink or two with friends and enjoy this botanical tipple – tis the season afterall! This recipe makes one cocktail, so just up the ingredients by how many guests you have visiting.

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Wellbeing Wisdom

Earl Grey tea is rich in antioxidants, which help to fight off free radicals that can cause cell damage and disease.


  • 200g granulated sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 Earl Grey teabag
  • 1 shot good quality gin
  • 1 shot cloudy apple juice
  • Ice
  • Apple slice, to serve


  1. Make up a small batch of simple syrup in a small pan by mixing together 200ml water and the sugar and heating on a medium heat.
  2. Add in the cinammon stick and the Earl Grey teabag and stir continuously until the water and sugar turn to syrup (around 10 minutes).
  3. Take off the heat and let it cool down. Add the gin, cloudy apple juice and ice to a cocktail shaker, along with 2-4 tsp (depending how sweet you like it) of the Earl Grey simple syrup.
  4. Shake well and pour into the martini glass. Serve with the cinnamon stick and a slice of apple.