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Kumquat Digestif

Yield Makes 2 1/2 cups
Time: About 20 minutes, plus infusing time.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups vodka
  • 10 kumquats, cut in half lengthwise, plus 5 to 6 whole
  • Several branches fresh thyme

Nutrition Information

  • calories 177
  • caloriesfromfat 1.3 %
  • protein 0.6 g
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • sodium 3.4 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat sugar with 1/2 cup water, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Let cool to room temperature.

  2. Stir in vodka. Pour mixture into a decanter and add kumquats (halves first) and thyme. Chill at least 3 weeks. Serve ice-cold, in shot glasses.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2-oz. serving.