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Festive cocktails: The Red Queen

The Red Queen cocktail: beautiful, capricious and a little dangerous... this festive gin-based cocktail was named after the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland.
Prep Time2 mins
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Total Time2 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Continental
Keyword: Gin Cocktail, Red Queen Cocktail
Servings: 2
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Lucy Parissi


  • 100 ml | 3 1/2 fl oz cranberry juice
  • 80 ml | ⅓ cup Hendricks gin
  • 40 ml | ⅛ cup St Germain Elderflower liqueur
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • fresh cranberries threaded on cocktail sticks to garnish


  • Fill your cocktail shaker with plenty of ice and add all the ingredients (apart from the fresh cranberries). Shake until a frost forms on the shaker – about 30 seconds.
  • Pour into chilled martini or coupe glasses and garnish with the fresh cranberries.


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 39mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 5mg | Iron: 1mg