Gingerbread Manhattan cocktail

Gingerbread Manhattan cocktail
  • Serves icon Cocktail for 1 (syrup for 9 cocktails)
  • Time icon Takes 5 minutes to make, 30 minutes to cook

This spicy ginger Manhattan cocktail is the perfect pre-dinner aperitif.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
233kcals
Carbohydrates
24.3g (24.3g sugars)
Salt
trace
Calories
233kcals
Carbohydrates
24.3g (24.3g sugars)
Salt
trace

Per cocktail

Ingredients

For the cocktail (makes 1)

  • 35ml bourbon
  • 15ml red vermouth
  • 15ml white vermouth
  • 15ml gin
  • 25ml spice syrup (see below)
  • A few splashes of Angostura Orange Bitters or Angostura Bitters

For the spice syrup (makes 225ml, enough for 9 cocktails)

  • 200ml water
  • 100g dark muscovado sugar
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 1 orange, quartered, plus 1 extra, peeled for garnish
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cloves, lightly crushed
  • ¼ whole fresh nutmeg, broken with a hammer or rolling pin
  • 20g fresh ginger, sliced

Method

  1. Gently simmer all the ingredients for the syrup together for 30 minutes. Leave to cool completely, then strain into a jug.
  2. Shake all the ingredients for the cocktail in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a Martini glass and garnish with orange peel and a cinnamon stick.

delicious. tips

  1. Put the finished, cooled syrup in a freezer bag and freeze for up to 6 months.

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