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A glass of black pepper and strawberry gin, diluted with soda water. Garnished with mint and more sliced strawberries, sitting on a coaster of a square of hessian. Another drink is in the background, as well as a wood chopping board. On the table are more strawberries and peppercorns.
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Black pepper and strawberry gin

Enjoy summer in a glass with this strawberry gin with a hint spiciness from black pepper. Unlike sloe gin it is ready within a few days. This strawberry gin is delicious over ice, or in a cocktail. So easy to make and ideal for gifting.Keto friendly
Servings: 15 servings
Prep Time10 mins
Steeping time3 d 3 hrs
Total Time10 mins


  • 200 g strawberries
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 350 ml gin
  • 10 black peppercorns


  • Remove the leaves from the strawberries and slice each one in half. Put them into a 500ml jar.
  • Add the gin, sugar and peppercorns. Give it a good swirl to help dissolve the sugar. Place the jar in the fridge.
  • Leave the jar to steep for three days. Twice a day, give the jar a swirl to help all the sugar dissolve.
  • Sieve the gin to remove the strawberries and peppercorns. Decant the gin into a clean bottle.


  • This recipe is 3 Weight Watchers Smart Points per portion
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Potassium: 20mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg