Recipe: Black Widow Fizz

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Tangy apple and ginger ale drink; great thirst-quencher for busy ghouls and witches


  • one and a half pounds (675g) cooking apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 x 16oz (450g) bottles of ginger ale
  • 1 lemon
  • 6 oz (175g) sugar, granulated
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Slice the apples and put in a saucepan with half a pint of water and sugar
    2. Peel the lemon thinly then add the rind together with the strained lemon juice to the saucepan
    3. Cover the pan and cook gently over a low heat until the apples soften
    4. Remove the lemon rind from the saucepan then sieve the apple mixture and allow to cool
    5. Chill the juice and pour into a flask or shaker
    6. Give the apple juice a good shake then pour into chilled glasses and top up with ginger ale


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