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Fig for a Queen Cocktail
Servings: 2 servings
Calories per serving: 173 kcal
  • 4-6 oz sparkling water (plain or Italian mineral water work well)
  • 3 oz vodka
  • 2 oz fig vanilla syrup (recipe in notes)
  • 1 oz Meyer lemon juice
  • rosemary sprigs (for garnish)
  • additional sliced figs (for garnish)
  1. Divide vodka, fig vanilla syrup, and Meyer lemon juice between 2 low- or high-ball glasses. Stir well, then top with plenty of ice and soda water. Garnish with a sliced fig and rosemary sprig before serving.

Recipe Notes

Fig Vanilla Syrup

  • 5 black mission figs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Directions: Add all ingredients except vanilla extract to a small pot and bring to a boil over medium heat. Lower heat to a simmer for 5-10 minutes until figs are tender and pink flesh is easily mashed away from skin with a spoon. Strain with a fine mesh strainer, add vanilla extract, and set aside to cool. Yields about 4 fl oz of syrup.
Nutrition Facts
Fig for a Queen Cocktail
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173
% Daily Value*
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 19g21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.