Fig and Rose Hip Lemon Drop | REstyleSOURCE

Fig and Rose Hip Lemon Drop

Pretty Little Cocktail

RECIPE+PHOTOS c/o Deco Tartelette

More than a pretty cocktail to feast your eyes on, this elixir will have your tastebuds doing a happy dance as well! Perfectly festive & unique, this flavorful twist on a Lemon Drop makes for a great addition to any holiday party (or for any other time of the year as well!). Though all that really matters is how it tastes, here at REstyleSOURCE we have an appreciation for the pretty things in life, and this Fig and Rose Hip Lemon Drop is at the top of the list as far as holiday recipes go. Impress your guests this year with a spectacular cocktail such as this one; you might just win the host (or hostess) of the year award…just don’t forget to garnish with a Simple & Crisp lemon slice! Full recipe and instructions below.

Fig and Rose Hip Lemon Drop
 
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Ingredients
Dried Lemon Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • ½ cup filtered water
  • 3 Tbsp fresh-squeezed organic lemon juice
  • 2 slices of dried lemon
Rose Hip + Dried Lemon Sugar
  • ½ cup organic sugar
  • 4 slices of dried lemon
  • 1 Tbsp dried organic, edible rose hips (look for dried rose hips in the tea or bulk section at your local natural foods store)
Cocktail
  • 2 Tbsp dried lemon simple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp fresh-squeezed organic lemon juice
  • 2 ounces vodka (this cocktail is also delicious with whiskey)
  • Handful of ice
  • 1 organic fig, halved
  • 1 tablespoon of rose hip + dried lemon sugar
Instructions
Dried Lemon Simple Syrup
  1. Place all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat. Allow to simmer until the sugar has completely dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Discard dried lemon slices.
  3. Store the syrup in a ball jar in the fridge. Use within one week.
Rose Hip + Dried Lemon Sugar
  1. Place sugar, dried lemon slices, and rose hips in a spice grinder or blender.
  2. Blend/grind by pulsing a few times.
Cocktail
  1. Place simple syrup, lemon juice, vodka, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass of your choice rimmed with rose hip + dried lemon sugar.
  3. Garnish with fresh figs and a sprinkling of rose hip + dried lemon sugar.

 

Dried Lemon Sugar Recipe Tip

This sugar is vibrant, earthy, and of course, sweet. Sprinkle on ice cream, use to sweeten your morning coffee, or use in place of regular sugar in your favorite cookie recipe!

 

 


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Artisanal dried fruit crisps, handcrafted in Seattle! Naturally gluten-free and antioxidant-rich cracker alternative — Simple & Crisp is the perfect pairing for any culinary craving.

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