About This Recipe:
Welcome the spring season with this refreshing and vibrant cocktail, the Orange Blossom and Kumquat Sour. Made with fresh kumquat juice and a delicate orange blossom syrup, this cocktail perfectly captures the bright flavors of the season. With both kumquats and orange blossoms in season right now, this cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of spring.
To make this cocktail, simply combine gin, elderflower liqueur, fresh kumquat juice, lemon juice, orange blossom syrup, and your choice of egg white or aquafaba in a shaker with ice. The egg white or aquafaba adds a delightful frothiness to the drink, making it extra creamy and velvety. Plus, using aquafaba instead of egg white is a great vegan option that is just as delicious.
Garnished with a slice of kumquat, this cocktail is as beautiful as it is delicious. Perfect for sipping on a sunny afternoon or enjoying with friends, the Orange Blossom and Kumquat Sour is the ultimate springtime refresher.
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Orange Blossom and Kumquat Sour
- Yield: 1 drink 1x
Embrace the flavors of spring with the Orange Blossom and Kumquat Sour. Fresh kumquat juice and orange blossom syrup combine for a refreshing and vibrant cocktail.
- 2 oz gin
- 1 oz elderflower liqueur
- 1 oz fresh kumquat juice
- 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
- 1 egg white
- 1/4 cup fresh orange blossoms
- Kumquat slice, for garnish
- Juice the kumquats and strain the juice to remove any seeds and pulp.
- In a shaker, combine the gin, elderflower liqueur, kumquat juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, egg white, and fresh orange blossoms.
- Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.
- Strain into a chilled glass.
- Garnish with a slice of kumquat.
Note: Adjust the amount of simple syrup to taste, depending on how sweet the kumquat juice is. You may also need to adjust the amount of orange blossoms, depending on how strong their flavor is.