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Gourmet Claret Cup

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Pound
  Water 1⁄2 Pint
  Lemon 1 , thinly peeled rind and squeezed
  Orange 2 , thinly peeled rind and squeezed
  Red wine 2 Bottle (2 l) (Bordeaux Type, Home Made)
  Tonic water 4 Dash
  Cucumber piece 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a saucepan, place the sugar and water.
2) Heat the sugar mixture gently to a boil.

MAKING
3) Raise the heat and boil quickly for 3 minutes.
4) Stir in thinly pared rinds of lemon and oranges.
5) Cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
6) Allow the sugar mixture to cool, and add orange and lemon juices.
7) Pass the sugar mixture through cheesecloth and add wine.
8) Place the strained mixture into the refrigerator until chill.
9) Stream in the tonic water just before serving.

SERVING
10) Garnish with cucumber slices and serve chilled in tall glass.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Beverage
Method: 
Fermented
Occasion: 
Wedding
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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