Gooseberry gin julep

Not yet rated

This gooseberry gin julep recipe uses Victoria's glorious berry-infused gin for a refreshing summer cocktail.

First published in 2017

Perfect for balmy summer evenings in the garden, this cocktail is refreshing, cooling and dangerously quaffable.




Gooseberry gin julep

  • 20ml of elderflower cordial, (or substitute for sugar syrup with a squeeze of lemon juice)
  • 8 fresh mint leaves, plus a small sprig to garnish
  • 60ml of gooseberry gin
  • ice


Muddle the mint leaves in the syrup in a highball glass, then add plenty of crushed ice
Add the gin, give it a good stir and add more ice to fill the glass to the top
Top with a sprig of fresh mint and serve immediately
First published in 2017

Victoria is a London-based food writer and recipe developer. She was the Roald Dahl Museum’s first ever Gastronomic Writer in Residence and has written six books, including her latest, Too Good To Waste.

Get in touch

Please sign in or register to send a comment to Great British Chefs.