Honey is a delicious all-natural sweetener for cocktails. Want to make your drinks extra fancy? Try a little honeycomb as a garnish, as shown below
1. Honey Raspberry Orange Champagne Cocktails
This recipe comes from Eat Love Namaste and is festive, fruity, and delightful for a celebration
RASPBERRY SIMPLE SYRUP:
½ cup Raspberry Blossom Honey
½ cup raspberries fresh or frozen
½ cup orange juice
In a small saucepan, simmer orange juice with the raspberries and honey until the raspberries start to fall apart and release their juice.Strain and discard broken down raspberries. Cool for about 1 hour before using.
TO SERVE: A bottle of Prosecco or Sparkling wine. 2 oz of Raspberry Simple Syrup
Add 2 oz of the Raspberry Simple Syrup to a flute or glass, and fill the rest with bubbly.
2. The Bees Knees
This prohibition-era cocktail combines lemon, honey and gin.
Honey simple syrup - heat 1/4 cup Gees Bees Wildflower Honey and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan until dissolved. Let cool
Ice cubes, for shaker
2 ounces good-quality gin
3/4 oz fresh lemon or lime juice
3/4 oz honey simple syrup
Lemon twist, for garnish
3. Pomegranate Cider Bourbon Splash
This recipe from the U.S. National Honey Board combines honey, bourbon, apple cider, pomegranate juice and a splash of ginger beer