Mandarin Orange Simple Syrup and Cocktail
Recipe type: Beverages
Simple Syrup
  • 6-8 Mandarin Oranges
  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Ground Ginger
  • Ground Nutmeg
  • Dark Rum
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Lime
  • Soda or Gingerale
  • Rosemary, Thyme, or orange slice to garnish
  • Mandarin Orange Simple Syrup
Simple Syrup
  1. Use a reamer or squeeze to make 1 cup fresh mandarin orange juice
  2. In a pot, add the juice, ¾ cup sugar, ¾ cup water, and cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger to taste
  3. Boil until the liquid reduces to half its volume, or until desired thickness. Allow to fully cool
  1. parts rum, 1 part syrup, dash of butters, squeeze of lime. Shake all ingredients and pour into a glass. Top with your choice of club soda or gingerale to taste. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary, thyme, or a slice of mandarin orange.
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