Sloe gin and sloe chutney

4 servings
20 min
15 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
600 g sloe berries

250 g sugar

1 litre gin or vodka

600 g sloe berries

250 g sugar

1 litre gin or vodka

2 inch piece cinnamon

Small handful slivered almonds

2 strips lemon zest

1 kilo sloe berried

2 tart apples

2 medium sized onions

1 lb raisins

1 teaspoon of hot chilli powder

2 inch piece of fresh root ginger

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg

12 cloves

Juice and grated rind of 2 oranges

1 lb of soft brown sugar

1 pint white wine vinegar


  • Top up with gin, mix and seal the jar.
  • Turn daily for a week and then weekly for a month. Store in a dark place for three months, or ideally, until next year.
  • Put the ingredients in a large cooking pot and stir, using a wooden spoon. Bring to the boil and stir occasionally.
  • Reduce the heat so the mixture simmers and stir occasionally, for 3 hours or until it is thick. Ladle into clean, warm jars. Cover, label and leave in a cool place for a couple of months.

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