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Sugar-Grilled Clementines with Gin

Our sugar-grilled clementines with gin are a grown up dessert that's delicious accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream

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  • Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 clementines with leaves
  • 25g (1oz) unsalted butter
  • 4tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 3tbsp gin

Preparation

  1. Peel the skin and pith away from the clementines, then thinly shred the peel of one clementine. Set aside the clementine leaves.

  2. In a large pan, melt the butter with 3tbsp of the brown sugar. Add the whole clementines and the shredded peel, then cover the pan with a lid and cook for 2 minutes. Add the gin, cover the pan again and cook for 1 more minute.

  3. Place the fruit in an ovenproof dish, then pour over the juice and shredded peel. Sprinkle over 1tbsp sugar. Place under the grill on a low heat and cook until the sugar starts to caramelise. Leave to cool for a few minutes. Serve decorated with the clementine leaves.Not suitable for freezing.