The Earl

Preparation time

over 2 hours

Cooking time


Serves 2

In The Earl I have brought the twin passions of gin and tea together and serve them chilled in a teapot.

By Olly Smith
From Good Food Friday with Michel Roux Jr and Olly Smith


For the Earl Grey infused gin

  • 20g/¾oz loose leaf Earl Grey tea
  • 1 x 750ml bottle gin

For the cocktail

  • 40ml/1½fl oz Earl Grey infused gin
  • 30ml/1fl oz regular gin (not the infused gin)
  • 30ml/1fl oz lemon juice
  • 45ml/1½fl oz elderflower cordial
  • 20ml/1fl oz sugar syrup
  • 1 heaped tsp lime marmalade

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