Fig Bees Knees Recipe - Food Fanatic

Fig Bees Knees Recipe

  1 Servings


For the Fig Honey Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 3 Fresh Figs, Diced
For the Drink:
  • 2 ounces Gin
  • 1 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 ounce Fig Honey Syrup
  • Lemon Twist and Fresh Fig Slices, For garnish


  1. Place the water, honey and diced figs in a small saucepan and bring to boil. Turn off from heat and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain the figs from the liquid and pour the fig honey syrup in a bottle to store. Cool to room temperature before using and then store remaining syrup in the refrigerator for up to one week.
  2. To make the cocktail: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice add the gin, lemon juice and fig honey syrup. Shake to combine and strain into a coupe or martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and fig slices. 
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