Chapman

Hi guys. How are you all doing? Its getting hotter and hotter….. so that means its time to bring you all cool and refreshing drinks to cool you off πŸ™‚

So this drink has always been a favorite of mine. I remember at parties one of my aunties Mummy Morin (thats what I call her) used to organise all the small chops and drinks. Aside the main dish. She has a way of incorporating fun into parties. As in people will want to sit at her table. Mostly because with her there is never a dull moment and also for tye free flowing small chops and party drinks.

I remember then she wouldn’t allow us taste tye Chapman because of the bitters put into it. She said it wasn’t for children. I would sulk ehn..loool. so she promised to make another one for kids. Buy before that I managed a couple of sips from one of her friends who wasn’t looking when I inserted my own straw. Lol. I wasnt a bad child. My curiosity got the better of me πŸ™‚

Over the years I have had the diluted one and it tatses great, but it was missing that certain je nais se qua. πŸ™‚

A trip down memory lane and I just had to taste it again. Ok enough of my stories, lets get started shall we πŸ™‚

Duchess O Tip * I refrigerated the drinks prior to preparation. Do not refrigerate the bitters, grenadine lemon and lime

*to get more juice from the lemon and lime, simply roll it on the kitchen surface. This allows the skin to loosen up and allows for more juice to flow out

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 500 ml of fanta
  • 1 500ml of Sprite/7up
  • 1/4 cup of Ribena
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1 or 2 tbs of Angostura bitters or use Alomo bitters
  • 1/8 cup of Grenadine syrup
  • Cucumber
  • Extra slices of lemon and lime

UTENSILS :
Large jug or cocktail bowl

Prep time : 5 minutes

Method :

Depending on the amount of people you want to serve follow the following intentions:

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Mix in the whole bottle of fanta, sprite.

Next add 1/4 cup of ribena, 1/8 of grenadine or more depending on how red you want it.

Followed by the juice from the lime and lemon

Then finally add the angostura bitters. I used about 2 tablespoons.

Mix it together very well and then add the sliced lemon and cucumber. Allow it to infuse for 10-20 minutes.

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Its ready to be served.

Look at that. πŸ™‚

Wouldn’t your guests be happy with you πŸ™‚ hehehe

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