Fig season is upon us, let's make a Fig and Vodka Cocktail with lemon and honey. Our fig-forward vodka cocktail isn't cloyingly sweet at all, it's the perfect equation for a refreshing cocktail when you want to beat the heat.
The story behind our Fig and Vodka Cocktail recipe.
In all honesty, my eyes tend to be bigger than my stomach during fig season. Which means often times I am holding onto more figs than I know what to do with.
One year, in an effort not to let any figs go to waste I infused fresh figs into vodka. It was a summertime game changer! Now we do this every year so that we can make these beautiful vodka cocktails with fig.
Fresh fig-infused vodka is easy to make, becomes the loveliest shade of pink, and tastes less like vodka and more like a bite of fresh fig.
Heavily aromatic with just a subtle sweetness, this simple DIY will most definitely result in you finding yourself a new signature vodka cocktail this summer!
Now that you know how to make fresh fig-infused vodka, you can whip up this delicious fig-laced vodka cocktail anytime your heart, or taste buds, desire! At least, any time during fresh fig season, that is.
If you love fresh figs you'll want to make these fig inspired recipes also!
I have created lots of recipes for the California Grown website that showcase figs. Here are a few of my all-time favorites that you have to try during fig season.
This beautiful sipper is featured on California Grown and is the newest effervescent cocktail recipe to come out of my kitchen. Honestly, it just might be the G.O.A.T.!
This delightful drink is the perfect recipe for fig season. It’s not overly sweet and is delightfully delicate on the palette.
This recipe starts with a base of leafy greens that are lightly dressed in an irresistibly bright California honey + mustard vinaigrette. Then it is piled high with crisp grapes, fresh and dried figs, crispy shallots, pistachios, and briny feta.
Get ready to really wow your family with this recipe for fig stuffed pears!
These tender baked pears have a surprise hidden underneath the baked oatmeal top, a perfectly roasted fig half! The sweet aromatic flavors of pear and fig are a perfect compliment for each other in this new take on a recipe for baked oatmeal.
This crème brûlée recipe is rich, decadent, and easy to make! It is reminiscent of the fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt cups you loved as a kid, but with a mature dessert spin for your sophisticated adult palate.
If you’ve made this Fig and Vodka Cocktail I would be so grateful if you would rate the recipe and let me know what you think in the comments below!Print
Fig and Vodka Cocktail Recipe with Lemon and Honey
This fig forward vodka cocktail isn't cloyingly sweet at all, its the perfect equation for a refreshing cocktail when you want to beat the heat.
- Prep Time: 3 minutes
- Total Time: 3 minutes
- Yield: 1 drink 1x
- Category: Drinks/Sips
- Method: Infused
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Gluten Free
2 ounces fig infused vodka
1 tablespoon honey
1 lemon wedge
Garnish with a skewered dried fig half if desired.
Add the fig infused vodka to the bottom of the serving glass. Add the honey then squeeze in the juice of the lemon wedge and add the wedge to the glass as well. Stir to mix the flavors together, the honey will not dissolve completely at this point.
Add ice to the glass. Fill to the top with lemon-lime flavored soda. Stir again, garnish with a skewered half of a dried fig, if desired. Serve immediately.
- Serving Size: 1 drink
- Calories: 432
- Sugar: 70.8 g
- Sodium: 15.4 mg
- Fat: 0.8 g
- Carbohydrates: 78.6 g
- Protein: 2.1 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
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