This cocktail is the perfect way to spice up a dinner party with a unique spin on a classic orange creamsicle. Also, if you're looking for the perfect party favor this vanilla bean simple syrup will change your life! Not to mention it's great for adding to your morning coffee, baked goods, or just about anything!
Vanilla Bean & Blood Orange Spirit-Possible Cocktail
Thanks for checking out one of my favorite cocktails to make! Blood orange & vanilla bean cocktails are a nice treat to brighten up any dinner party.
2 oz Madagascar vanilla bean simple syrup
4 tsp Wildflower Honey simple Syrup
16 oz Blood Orange Juice
2 oz Lime Juice
12 oz Soda Water
Rosemary (for garnish)
2 Cups Sugar in the Raw or Regular Granulated Sugar
2 Cups Warm Water
1 Vanilla Bean Pod per 2-3 Cups
Vanilla Bean Simple
Recipe for One Cocktail
In a cocktail shaker or mason jar with lid add 4oz of blood orange juice, 1/2 oz lime juice, 1/2 oz of vanilla-bean simple syrup and 1 tsp honey simple syrup then shake vigorously. Pour into two ice-filled collins glasses and garnish with a rosemary sprig,*If adding SPIRITS, USE 1.5-2 ounces of your preferred VODKA OR GIN spirit prior to shaking.
Once the shaker is cool to the touch, strain into an ice filled rocks or collins glass.
Slightly rub the Rosemary sprig in your hand to release aromatics.
Brush the rosemary against the side and rim of the glass then garnish in the cocktail.
Madagascar Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup
Dilute equal parts sugar and water (Recommend 2 cups sugar to 2 cups of warm water) to make a simple syrup.
Stir the sugar and water until well combined.
Scrape the vanilla bean pods (1 pod if following our recommend portion) and stir into the simple syrup.
Add the vanilla bean pod into the simple syrup and let the syrup come to room temperature.
Refrigerate for 24 hours and enjoy! Perfect for adding to this cocktail of course but try it in your morning coffee or when baking cakes!