Mandarin Orange Simple Syrup and Cocktail
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Recipe type: Beverages
 
Ingredients
Simple Syrup
  • 6-8 Mandarin Oranges
  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Ground Ginger
  • Ground Nutmeg
Cocktail
  • Dark Rum
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Lime
  • Soda or Gingerale
  • Rosemary, Thyme, or orange slice to garnish
  • Mandarin Orange Simple Syrup
Instructions
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
Cocktail
  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.
Recipe by Squirrelly Minds at http://squirrellyminds.com/2014/12/22/holidayeat-mandarin-orange-christmas-cocktail/