Kumquat Digestif

Time: About 20 minutes, plus infusing time.


Makes 2 1/2 cups

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Nutritional 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


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


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.

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