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Fig and Honey Cocktail

This Fig and Honey Cocktail is a sophisticated and flavourful choice for a special evening or whenever you want to enjoy the rich, natural sweetness of figs in a delightful libation. Cheers!

Total Time
5 min
Simple & Professional Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • 4 ripe figs, quartered (about 200g)
    60ml honey syrup (made by combining equal parts honey and hot water)
    100ml vodka
    Juice of 1 lemon (about 30ml)
    Ice cubes
    Fresh fig slices or lemon twists for garnish

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    5 min

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  1. 1. Prepare the Honey Syrup:
    In a small bowl, combine equal parts honey and hot water. Stir until the honey is completely dissolved. Allow it to cool.

    2. Muddle the Figs:
    In a cocktail shaker or a mixing glass, add the quartered figs.
    Use a muddler or the back of a spoon to gently muddle the figs to release their juices and flavor.

    3. Add Honey Syrup and Lemon Juice:
    Pour the honey syrup and lemon juice over the muddled figs in the shaker or mixing glass.

    4. Add Vodka and Ice:
    Pour in the vodka.
    Add a handful of ice cubes to the shaker.

    5. Shake and Strain:
    Secure the lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
    Strain the cocktail mixture into two chilled cocktail glasses.

    6. Garnish:
    Garnish each glass with a fresh fig slice or a twist of lemon peel for an elegant touch.

    7. Enjoy:
    Sip and savor your Metric Fig and Honey Cocktail, reveling in the delightful blend of ripe figs, honey sweetness, and a hint of lemon.

    Pro Tip
    • Ensure the honey syrup is at room temperature or slightly cooled before using it in the cocktail.
    • You can adjust the sweetness and tartness to your preference by varying the amount of honey syrup and lemon juice.
    • To make the cocktail even more refreshing, add a couple of extra ice cubes to the serving glasses.


Indulge in the world of fine cocktails with my Fig and Honey Cocktail recipe. Crafted to perfection, this cocktail marries the natural sweetness of succulent figs with the liquid gold of honey, creating a drink that’s both luxurious and inviting. Whether you’re seeking a special evening sipper or an impressive party pleaser, this recipe has you covered. Explore our pro tips to create a cocktail that’s as exquisite as it is delightful.

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