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Cinnamon Spiced Plum Gin & Tonic

A great perfect serve G&T to savour in the autumn and winter. Gently spiced and pleasantly fruity.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Drink - alcoholic
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: cinnamon gin tonic, gin, gin and tonic, plum gin tonic
Servings: 1 Drink
Author: Jane Saunders


For the Roasted Plum

  • 1 Plum
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 2 tsp Hot water
  • Pinch ground cinnamon

For the Cinnamon Plum Gin & Tonic

  • 30 ml/ 1 fl oz Gin (Gutsy Monkey is a great choice)
  • 90 ml/ 3 fl oz Indian Tonic water
  • 1 Cinnamon stick (approx 4 cm)
  • 1 Star anise
  • 5 Allspice berries
  • Ice


For the Roasted Plums

  • Cut the plum in half, remove the stone and slice each half into 4 wedges. Lay on a small roasting tin lined with parchment
  • Mix the honey and water together and pour over the plums. Toss to coat
  • Sprinkle the ground cinnamon over the plums, cover with foil and roast for 20 minutes in a preheated oven (150C/ 300F/ GM2)
  • After 20 minutes, remove the foil and gently turn the plums. Roast for a further 20 minutes (uncovered), then set aside to cool

For the Cinnamon Plum Gin & Tonic

  • Put the cinnamon stick, allspice and star anise into a dry frying pan and heat until the spices begin to release their aroma. Remove from the pan to prevent them from burning
  • Fill a glass with ice, pour the gin over and top with tonic water
  • Garnish with 4-6 pieces of roasted plum (lift carefully off the parchment with a blunt knife) and the toasted spices 
  • Serve immediately