The Marmalade Cocktail

Published on Jan 3, 2018

 

The Marmalade Cocktail was first featured in the Savoy Cocktail Book by Harry Craddock, published in 1930.  This is a kind of cocktail that’s equally appropriate for brunch or evening. The star ingredient is the Seville orange. It has an intense sweet-tart flavor with a woody orange note unique to bitter orange.  Blends perfectly with gin. The original recipe calls for lemon juice, but I decided to put a twist on it by mixing various citrus.  I feel like it gives cocktail more depth. Try it both ways and decide which one you like.

The Marmalade Cocktail
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Ingredients
  1. 1 tsp Seville orange marmalade
  2. 2 oz Gin
  3. 3/4 oz Citrus juice
  4. Dash of orange bitters
Instructions
  1. Place 1 tsp of marmalade in a shaker.
  2. Add the gin and lightly muddle against the side of the shaker.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients, fill up the shaker with ice cubes and shake hard.
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