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Gin and tonic with cinnamon and orange

Gin and tonic with Cinnamon and Orange

Spain on your mind? No worries! This gin and tonic is a fab way to bring transport you to the streets of Mallorca. Just prepare your next G&T with fresh orange zest and a flamed cinnamon stick. This combination is a kind of Spanish islands classic, especially in the Balearic Islands. It doesn’t always have to be out of the bucket with straws.

The essential oils of zest and cinnamon bark give your aperitif a wonderfully fresh, fruity taste. Time to savor the taste and dream of beaches!

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Gin and tonic with cinnamon and orange

This combination is a kind of Spanish islands classic, especially in the Balearic Islands. The essential oils of zest and cinnamon bark give your aperitif a wonderfully fresh, fruity taste.
Prep Time8 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: apertif
Cuisine: american
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 170kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Old Tom Gin
  • 4 oz Tonic water
  • 1/2 piece Organic orange
  • 1 stick Cinnamon bark

Instructions

  • Peel the orange zest with a peeler.
  • Flame cinnamon sticks briefly on all sides with a lighter to release the essential oils.
  • Chill the glass by filling them to the brim with ice cubes.
  • Pour gin and tonic water into the glass. Add the cinnamon sticks. Squeeze 1-2 orange zests over the glass to spray the essential oils onto the glass.
  • Wipe the zests around the glass edges and add them to the gin and tonic. Stir once with a spoon.

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