4-6ozsparkling water(plain or Italian mineral water work well)
2ozfig vanilla syrup(recipe in notes)
1ozMeyer lemon juice
rosemary sprigs(for garnish)
additional sliced figs(for garnish)
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.
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.
Fig for a Queen Cocktail
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.