Sweet and Simple Honey Cocktail Recipe

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The Kitchy Kitchen is the brainchild of food enthusiast and self-taught chef Claire Thomas. Thomas has amassed fame in the culinary world, as host of Food for Thought With Claire Thomas on ABC and author of The Kitchy Kitchen: New Classics for Living Deliciously. Here, Thomas will be providing original recipes every month for MyDomaine readers to experience their own Kitchy Kitchen at home.

I stumbled across this honey cocktail recipe for the Bee Sting in one of my favorite vintage cookbooks, The Gold Cookbook by Louis P. De Gouy. This drink is considered a batida, a Brazilian cocktail consisting of fruit juice, cachaça, and sweetener. I love that it’s made with three ingredients, and I love that it tastes like adult lemonade. It’s perfectly simple and so refreshing. Learn how to make the Bee Sting in four simple steps. Bottoms up!

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1 1/2 oz. cachaça (or regular white rum)
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz. honey

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Pop on the lid and shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon.

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What are your favorite no-hassle cocktails?

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