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Dickens' Hot Gin Punch


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Serves 6-8 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

3 teacups of Hendrick’s gin
3 teacups of Madeira wine
3 cloves
Pinch of grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
2 teaspoons of brown sugar
6 large lemon and orange twists
Small slice of orange
1 fresh pineapple
4 large spoons of honey
Juice of 2 lemons


1. Mix all the ingredients in saucepan and place on the heat. Let the mixture simmer without boiling for 20 -30 minutes. While it cooks balance the sweet/sour taste with honey and lemon to your taste. You can also re-warm the mix; the punch arguably gets better and better the longer it simmers.


2. When you're satisfied with the mixture, pour into a teapot and serve hot in tea cups with slices of gingerbread on the side. Alternatively, serve form a traditional punch bowl.


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Notes

Supposedly, this is the gin punch that Dickens describes being made by Mr. Micawber in David Copperfield.

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