A Saffron Honey riff on the classic Jungle Bird cocktail.
Recipe and photo courtesy of @weekndcookbook.
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To make honey saffron syrup:
Combine honey, water, saffron, and orange blossom water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, let simmer for 5 minutes before straining and cooling.
To make cocktail:
Combine cocktail ingredients in a shaker with ice.
Shake, strain, and serve in a rocks glass with a large ice cube. Garnish with pineapple leaves.
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What Is a Jungle Bird Cocktail?
A jungle bird cocktail is an alcoholic rum drink that classically uses blackstrap rum, Campari, pineapple juice and a simple syrup.
This jungle bird variation features saffron honey and orange blossom water. If you’re looking for more drink recipes, take a look at this turmeric whisky sour or this saffron and chile pepper gin.