Star anise and cinnamon cocktail

67

PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

8 Servings

* PLUS Refrigeration Time: 40 minutes
Star anise and cinnamon cocktail

Star anise and cinnamon cocktail. (Photo, Michael Alberstat.)


Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 16 star anise
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 long clementine peels
  • 1 cup orange liqueur , such as Grand Marnier
  • 1 cup lemon juice

Instructions

  • Combine sugar with 1 cup water, star anise, cinnamon sticks and clementine peels in a large saucepan and set over high. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves and mixture turns syrupy, about 5 min. Remove from heat. Remove cinnamon sticks and peel. Refrigerate syrup until chilled. Fill a pitcher with syrup, star anise, orange liqueur and lemon juice. Pour into 8 ice-filled glasses.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 229,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42 g,
  • Sodium
  • 2 mg.