The queen’s favourite tipple is Dubonnet on the rocks with a measure of gin which is our inspiration for this a lovely long refreshing drink.  Bound to become a new British classic – this is a modern day sangria recipe!

1 watermelon

1 orange

several sprigs of thyme

75cl bottle of Dubonnet

300ml Gin

lemonade or sparkling elderflower drink

1. Quarter a watermelon, and cut into small pieces.

2. Put into a large glass jug with 1 orange, cut into wedges and several sprigs of thyme.

3. Pour a 75cl bottle of Dubonnet into a jug, add 300ml gin and a few scoops of ice.

4. Top up the jug with lemonade or elderflower cordial. Cheers!

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