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Spiced orange and honey syrup recipe

Spiced orange and honey syrup recipe

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Use this Christmas-spiced orange and honey syrup in cocktails for a festive burst of flavour. It works well with rum-based drinks; try a warming hot toddy or this wintry take on a mojito. See method

  • Makes approx 650ml
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 27 calories / serving


  • 350g honey
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick​
  • 300ml fresh orange juice

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    6g 7%
  • Salt

    0g 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 6.7g Protein 0.1g Fibre 0g


  1. Add the honey and spices to a large pan and add 350ml hot water. Bring to a simmer over a medium heat for about 10 mins or until reduced by half. 
  2. Add the orange juice and stir well. Set aside to cool completely then strain through a muslin cloth or kitchen paper into a jug then bottle and label. Keeps for up to 1 week in the fridge.

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