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Say hi to Easter with a hot cross bun-flavoured cocktail

By Mike Curle

Easter: it's a time of miracles. So bang on cue, here’s one from the boffins at Portobello Road Gin – the first ever hot cross bun-flavoured martini!

Christened the ‘Not Cross Bun Gin Martini’, this limited edition cocktail is made by distilling high-strength alcohol with (you guessed it) hot cross buns. The result is sprayed into a frozen glass and served with raisin-infused dry vermouth and a lemon cross. You can sample this delicious-sounding one-off at Jason Atherton’s Blind Pig Bar in Soho, the Portobello Star, Notting Hill and other select bars across London from Thursday March 24 to Tuesday March 29. Or if you can’t afford a swanky cocktail, why not experiment with dunking some supermarket hot cross buns in a tumbler of Beefeater? It beats going to church.

Prefer your drinks bun-less? Check out our recently updated list of the 100 best bars and pubs in London.

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