Elegant Cocktail Recipes Starring Saffron

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With its unique flavour and wonderful perfume, saffron has long been a prized spice. There is no disputing its capacity to make foods more sophisticated. But have you ever thought about adding this pricey and exotic ingredient to your cocktail recipes? We cordially invite you to explore the world of Elegant Cocktail Recipes Starring Saffron in this article, where each sip is an excursion through luxury and sophistication.

Saffron Cocktail Recipes 

1. Saffron Gin Martini

Saffron Gin Martini
The Saffron Gin Martini is proof that traditional elegance and exotic allure can coexist. It creates a cocktail that is both opulent and sophisticated by fusing gin's sharpness with saffron's delicate richness.

Ingredients
- 45ml Tanqueray No. Ten Gin
- A pinch of Saffron threads
- 15ml Dry Vermouth
- Lemon twist, for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- Place a pinch of saffron threads in a glass and add Tanqueray No. Ten Gin.
- Let it steep for 10-15 minutes, allowing the saffron to infuse.
- Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes.
- Pour in the saffron-infused Tanqueray No. Ten Gin and dry vermouth.
- Stir gently for about 15 seconds.
- Strain into a chilled martini glass.
- Garnish with a lemon twist.

2. Saffron Spice Old Fashioned

Saffron Spice Old Fashioned
The Old Fashioned with Saffron Spice cocktail recipe is a sensory experience that combines the classic notes of Signature Premium Grain Whisky in the Old Fashioned cocktail recipe with the saffron's mellow, earthy undertones. This cocktail recipe is proof that simplicity can be beautiful at times.

Ingredients
- 45ml Signature Premium Grain Whisky
- 1 Sugar Cube
- A pinch of Saffron threads
- 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters
- Orange peel, for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- In a glass, muddle a sugar cube with a pinch of saffron threads.
- Add ice cubes and Signature Premium Grain Whisky.
- Stir gently to combine.
- Add two dashes of Angostura Bitters.
- Garnish with a twist of orange peel.

3. Saffron Spice Mule

Saffron Spice Mule
The original Moscow Mule has been given a wonderful makeover with the addition of saffron's enticing aroma in the form of the Saffron Spice Mule. Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka, ginger beer, and a dash of lime juice are combined in this drink to create a fiery and cooling treat.

Ingredients
- 45ml Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
- 120ml Ginger Beer
- 15ml Fresh Lime Juice
- A pinch of saffron strands
- Lime wheel and saffron strands, for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- Add saffron strand in a glass and pour in 45 ml of Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka.
- Let it steep to ensure that the saffron strands are infused into the vodka.
- Fill a copper mug with ice cubes.
- Add saffron-infused vodka and fresh lime juice.
- Top off with ginger beer.
- Stir gently.
- Garnish with a lime wheel and a pinch of saffron strands.