Santa Shake

A wonderful festive drink.


  • 100 g mixed (winter) berries (defrosted are perfect)
  • 1 tblsp caster sugar
  • 0.50 lime, juice
  • 0.50 tsp green saffron’s mixed spice
  • 60 g sugar syrup (syrup de gomme)
  • 1 level tsp cinnamon or cassia (ground)
  • 2 500ml yoghurt, greek
  • 3 tblsp runny honey
  • 3 green cardamom pods (seeds only, crushed)
  • handful ice-cubes
  • 4 star anise and orange peel for garnish
  • 4 high-ball glasses


  1. In a blender jug, pop the (defrosted) berries, sugar, Mixed Spice and lime juice. Blitz to a purée.
  2. Pour a little of the purée into the bottom of each of the four glasses.
  3. Wash out your blender jug.
  4. Pour the yoghurt, runny honey, crushed cardamom pods, ground cassia and sugar syrup into the (clean) blender jug and throw a handful of ice cubes in on top.
  5. Blitz to a smooth, luscious mix.
  6. Gently pour the spiced yoghurt mix into each glass to for the second layer.
  7. Garnish each drink with a star anise and curled orange peel. Serve immediately and enjoy!


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