INGREDIENTS 225g/8oz blackberries 225g/8oz apples 1 bay leaf 200g/7oz caster sugar 750ml/1 ¼ pints gin INSTRUCTIONS 1. Chop the apples but don’t bother to peel or core them. 2. Put the chopped apples, blackberries, bay leaf and sugar in a large wide mouthed jar. 3. Pour over the gin and seal the jar. Shake well and put aside in dark cupboard and shake every few days for 4 weeks. 4. Strain through muslin or kitchen roll and decant into pretty bottle.