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Kumquat Thyme Gimlet

Kumquat Thyme Gimlet

A perfect use for those seasonal kumquats!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, British
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 223kcal


  • 1 cup kumquats halved and de-seeded
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 sprigs lemon thyme
  • 1 oz gin
  • 1 oz Grand Marnier


  • Add one cup water, one cup sugar and one cup halved and seeded kumquats to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and then muddle kumquats and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add three sprigs of lemon thyme. Transfer syrup to a bowl and refrigerate.
    Kumquat Thyme Gimlet
  • Add ice to a cocktail shaker, pour in two oz of the syrup, one oz of gin, one oz of Grand Marnier and add one sprig of lemon thyme. Shake well and serve in a coupe glass. Garnish with a kumquat and thyme.


Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 0.1g | Sodium: 1.9mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 9.6g | Vitamin C: 6.6mg