- ½ orange, juiced
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- ½ lemon, juiced
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- 50ml vodka
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- 1 tsp cinnamon syrup (see tip)
- ½ tsp orange blossom water
- 250ml cava, to top up
Start by making the dried orange slices to garnish. Spread out the orange slices on a lined baking tray. Heat oven to 110C/ 90C fan/gas ¼ and cook for 2 hrs. Can be done a day ahead and stored in a container.
Pour the fruit juices, vodka, cinnamon syrup and orange blossom water into a cocktail shaker and add a couple of handfuls of ice. Shake well, then strain into two large wine glasses with more ice. Top up with cava and garnish with a slice of dried orange.
How to make cinnamon syrupTo make the cinnamon syrup, heat 100g golden caster sugar in a small saucepan with 50ml water and 1 cinnamon stick until simmering and the sugar has dissolved. Leave to cool, then remove the cinnamon stick and pour into a sterilised jar or bottle.